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Archive for September 2017

e-cig dispute in Stoptober smoking campaign

The Smoking“Stoptober” campaign to try and encourage people to stop smoking by using e cigarettes has raised the issue of the unknown dangers of vaping. Public Health England will be running a series of 30 second television adverts shortly in support of the Stoptober campaign. The campaign has been successful in reducing the numbers of…

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Winter flu warning for asbestos disease victims

Asbestos and pleural plaque victims are recommended to look into the latest NHS offer of a free flu jab. NHS Offer The winter flu jab is offered by the NHS for those with health issues who may be vulnerable to the risks of flu. This year the NHS have some concerns that there could be…

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Diesel fumes – is it time for workers to make claims?

Media reports linking exposure to diesel fumes at work may have huge implications for many thousands of workers. Howard Bonnett considers if, some 20 years after coalminers won compensation for chest disease, is now the time is now for others to claim compensation? Corries Solicitors have noted recent potential claims against employers for compensation. Two recent…

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Pleural Plaques some free advice for you and your family

This is our simple guide and advice if you have been diagnosed with pleural plaques. Pleural plaques are a scarring to the lining of the lung due to asbestos exposure. Here are some practical tips if you have been diagnosed with pleural plaques. The Law Unfortunately since 2006 compensation for pleural plaques is no longer available.…

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Medical Devices & Products -The Best of Times and the Worst of Times

Corries medical products claims team are here to help you if you have had problems after using a medical device. Our team have specialist knowledge of hip implants and vaginal mesh products. Helen Richardson, Corries dual qualified Barrister/Solicitor reports on the law and possible changes needed in the future. Recent Developments Over recent months the…

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Corries support charity call for "car dooring " campaign

A campaign to reduce injuries from carelessly opened car doors is in the spotlight. Corries have welcomed a call for a campaign by Cycling UK for greater public awareness of the dangers of “car dooring”. Where a car door is opened it can lead to injuries. Cyclists,pedestrians or motorbikers make up the 8 fatalities and  3,118…

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Corries duo "paws" to help local charity

Corries staff have helped a local charity. Accounts manager Angela Daniels and her husband David (who works in our road traffic department) have helped the local St Leonard’s Hospice raise vital funds. The pair, along with their sprocker spaniel Buster,  did the four mile  “Paws for a cause” charity walk on Sunday 10th September. The…

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