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Archive for February 2018

Anti depression medication- what is the right thing to do?

There have been some articles lately about anti depression drugs. Further articles about mistakes in prescribing drugs and errors in 1 on 5 makes even more grim reading. In this article we look at the studies and the practical things you can do for you or others suffering. Statistics Use of antidepressants is on the…

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Asbestos landmark decision – time’s up for defendants?

Asbestos victims can be boosted after a Court of Appeal decision handed down yesterday. Earlier this week we reported on the case of MARKES claim and it’s impact  here The Court of Appeal judgment has opened the way for asbestos cancer victims to make claims previously denied. Asbestos claim (1) – Hawkes In the case of…

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Asbestos cancer loss may help others win compensation

Asbestos cancer victims may have a future pathway to compensation currently denied to them.We have reported before that asbestos mesothelioma victims are finding it increasingly tough to make claims. However a recent case, combined with an upcoming Court of Appeal case, may pave the way for easier cases in the future. Asbestos cancer – this…

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NHS mistakes- will greater transparency get us to the truth?

NHS mistakes are often reported in the press and on television. We look at recent changes which may mean a more transparent approach to finding out if your loved ones have had poor treatment. NHS hospitals and medical staff are there to help us all in our hour of need.  The majority of the time…

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Have you worked with dust? – Could silicosis be killing you?

Silicosis and other work dust diseases continue to blight and claim lives as recent statistics show. Workers who have worked in dust continue to suffer and die as a Health & Safety Executive report for 2017 confirms. The report also accepts that there is huge under reporting and that the true number of dust victims…

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Female medical pain – are your doctors doing enough?

Female medical pain is a serious matter. Doctors taking reports of  medical pain symptoms less seriously in women than in men has recently been in the media. An article by the Daily Mail click here reports on a worrying trend that female patients are taken less seriously than men.  Reports of failing to take notice or…

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Pleural plaques to mesothelioma in less than 12 months – a stark warning

Asbestos pleural plaques victims can go on to suffer the asbestos cancer mesothelioma. Read our true story of how Corries pleural plaque register helped an asbestos cancer victim secure  six figure compensation in less than 6 months. Pleural Plaques case facts Our client, Mr C was told in October 2016 that he had pleural plaques. …

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