What is the legal position of the Alton Towers accident?

Fairgrounds & amusement parks have a duty of care to their visitors Many of you would have read about the terrible accident on the Smiler ride at Alton Towers in which four people sustained serious...

Can I claim for a psychiatric injury that I have sustained?

I am regularly advised by clients they believe that they’ve sustained a psychiatric injury as a result of an accident. In English law a psychiatric injury is known as nervous shock. Often it is caused...

Can I be sued for providing first aid?

The SARAH bill will ensure that good samaritans are not sued if they perform first aid in an emergency situations.

I’ve been injured while cycling – what should I do next? (Vehicle Registration)

If you have sustained a personal injury in a cycling accident involving a vehicle it’s very important to gather it's registration number.

I’ve been injured while cycling – what should I do next? (Witness statements)

If you have sustained a personal injury in a cycling accident and there are witnesses, it is extremely important that you collect their contact details.

How can I help in proving my losses?

I met up with a client recently who had instructed me very late in the day having represented himself for over three years. The client had drafted his own schedule of losses which he needed...

Can a tweet be used as evidence in a personal injury case?

QUESTION: Can a tweet be used as evidence in a personal injury case? For example a health and safety issue is reported to a company via their official Twitter account which they publicise as an...

The Medical Innovation Bill

The Medical Innovation Bill is a Private Members Bill introduced by Lord Saatchi, a Conservative peer in July 2014. It intends to encourage doctors to innovate and attempt new treatments, without the threat of litigation....