Tags: personal injury

Portsmouth, Southampton and Isle of Wight shipyard workers exposed to asbestos

February 23, 2022

Asbestos was heavily used in shipyards throughout the UK during the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s.

Health & Safety Executive Reveals the Latest UK Asbestos Statistics

February 17, 2022

John Hall, specialist asbestos solicitor at Trethowans, looks at the latest figures from the Health & Safety Executive in its report from July 2021 – what can we learn?

What compensation and benefits are available to people with an asbestos related illness?

February 16, 2022

John Hall, specialist asbestos solicitor at Trethowans, looks at the benefits that are available to people with an asbestos-related illness. If you have been diagnosed with an asbestos-related illness, it is likely you are entitled to compensation and possibly some associated benefits.  

Trethowans join Martin’s Mountain #MY19 challenge to raise money for SIA

January 26, 2022

Trethowans Personal Injury team have joined the #MY19 challenge launched by Martin Hibbert, a survivor from the Manchester Arena bombing, to raise funds for the Spinal Injuries Association.

Stop the Pressure – SIA Campaign against pressure ulcers

November 18, 2021

On 18 November the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) will once again be raising awareness of the impact of pressure ulcers in their global awareness campaign – Stop the Pressure Day.

Removal of ‘Vnuk’: A shift change for British Motor Insurance Law?

August 9, 2021

On 21 February 2021, the government announced their intention to remove the EU’s ‘Vnuk’ motor insurance law from British law.

Parliamentary Committee recommends change in law for maternity claims

August 2, 2021

Earlier this month, the House of Commons’ Health and Social Care Committee presented its findings from an inquiry into the safety of maternity services in England.

CPR Update – Changes to Court Track Allocation for Road Traffic Accident and Personal Injury Claims

June 9, 2021

In my article, Whiplash Claim Reforms – are you ready?, I outlined the changes that were due to be made to the Civil Procedure Rules in respect of the allocation of claims to the small claims and fast tracks. On 31 May 2021 these amendments came into effect for accidents occurring on or after that date with one key difference.

Liability issues in a brain injury case

May 21, 2021

A brain injury can permanently change a person’s life and legal action may be necessary in cases where another party has some responsibility for the injury.

Brain injuries in Clinical Negligence claims

May 20, 2021

Each and every year, millions of individuals in the UK will receive medical care. In some cases, mistakes can occur. A brain injury caused by the negligence of a medical professional can have catastrophic consequences for the patient.