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Brain Injuries & Effects

Traumatic Brain Injury, or TBI, is a catch-all phrase which covers a broad range of injuries. No head injuries are the same which is why lawyers who specialise in obtaining compensation for those who have suffered medical negligence, like Girlings Personal Injury Claims Ltd, treats…

The Signs of Concussion

It is estimated that around a million people seek medical attention at A&E every year after being hit on the head, some of whom go on to seek compensation for personal injury from firms like Girlings Personal Injury Claims Ltd. While concussion is one of…

Medical Negligence Case Guide

Did you know the NHS treats one million patients every 36 hours, and carries out 9.9 million operations every year? With those sort of figures it is understandable that cases of medical negligence may be increasing however no matter if the low standard of care…

The High Cost Brain Injury

The Centre for Mental Health has put a price on the cost of traumatic brain injury at £15 billion per year. That may sound like an astronomical amount, but when you consider the far reaching consequences brain injury can have – that it affects 1.3…

Victim of Medical Negligence?

Medical negligence is not only physically and psychologically damaging for the victim but psychologically scarring for their loved ones. It is doubly harsh because it happens at the hands of someone who has been trusted – literally, in some instances – with their lives. Sometimes…

Personal Injury Claim Changes

The Ministry of Justice has published its reponse to Lord Justice Jackson’s proposals for reform of the system for claiming compensation for personal injuries. Here is a summary of the recommendations, and how they might affect you: 1) Solicitors claim a “success fee” from the…

NHS Transparency

On 27th November 2014, a statutory Duty of Candour was brought into force which applies to all NHS Trusts in England. It means that all NHS Trusts now have a legal duty to be open and honest with patients and their families when medical treatment…