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Archive for December 2017

Not such a happy new year for accident victims

Huge changes to the law could massively affect victims of ALL accidents in the future if the insurance industry get their way. Insurance industry campaigns promising massive reductions in car insurance premiums with whiplash and other reform are being carefully looked at by the Government.Your rights after ANY injury could be massively affected Whiplash – the…

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What is IPF? -Keith Chegwin’s death -Your Questions answered

The death of much loved television presenter Keith Chegwin has shocked many of us. Keith Chegwin has sadly died due to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, known as IPF. What is IPF? IPF is a scarring to the lung which stops the lungs breathing properly. Over a course of time this fibrosis causes the lungs to stiffen and…

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Asbestos papers judgment may open Pandora’s Box

An important asbestos papers judgement could have wide ranging support for asbestos victims. The Asbestos Papers Case A claim was heard in the Royal Courts of Justice between insurance companies who had previously paid compensation to dying asbestos cancer victims. These victims were employed by Cape Distribution Ltd and it’s subsidiary companies. An argument was raised…

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Vaginal mesh scandal gathers momentum

Vaginal mesh developments in Australia and the death of a Canadian mesh campaigner have hit the headlines. They have brought into sharp focus the massive impact that the mesh implants are having on people’s lives. Australian ban on vaginal mesh Australian authorities have introduced a ban on the use of trans vaginal mesh products. The ban – started by…

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Asbestos Cancer scheme – our call for change as Government letting down victims

A government asbestos cancer scheme report has shown many victims are still being denied compensation. The Department for Work & Pensions have published a review of the payments and statistics of the Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (DMPS) for year 2016/17. They make interesting reading. The DMPS Scheme The DMPS was introduced in April 2014 and…

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