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European Law Rescues Victim of Uninsured Driver

The High Court recently ruled, in the case of Lewis v Tindale and MIB, that the catastrophically injured victim of an uninsured driver, injured in an acciden...

Visit to Worcestershire Headway

Princess Anne recently visited Worcestershire Headway, a charity that helps people who have suffered brain injuries, and I was fortunate enough to be invited...

The Armed Forces Covenant in Shropshire: Supporting our Armed Forces

Earlier this year we were delighted to sign the Armed Forces Covenant at RAF Shawbury to demonstrate the firm’s commitment to help those who have serve...

Sexual Abuse Is Never Acceptable

In England and Wales there are 85,000 female rape victims and 12,000 male victims every year; shockingly only 15% of those victims can face reporting their a...

Surviving Spinal Injury – The Journey

After the success of the Brain Injury Conference in 2016, Lanyon Bowdler hosted another event entitled Surviving Spinal Injury – The Journey which was held a...

London Landmarks Half Marathon

I was delighted and privileged to be able to take part in the inaugural London Landmarks Half Marathon on Sunday 25 March 2018, fundraising in aid of Horatio...

Occupational Stress at Work - A Star Wars Story

When The Force Awakens was due to come out, I posted a blog about whether Han Solo could bring a successful personal injury case following the events of Star...

Liability for Abuse Caused by Foster Parents

Judgment has been given by the highest court in the land, the Supreme Court, in the case of Armes v Nottinghamshire County Council [2017 UKS C60].

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Act Now - Changes to Personal Injury Claims

The Government is proposing to make substantial changes to claims made for personal injuries suffered in road traffic accidents. The changes are bad news for...

Holiday Sickness

As a personal injury solicitor one of the areas I specialise in is holiday accident claims.

I noted with interest recently the press release and gu...

Mental Health, Pain and Reality

‘Of course it is happening inside your head Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?’

This is one of my f...

Where There's Blame There's a Claim

Channel 5 showed their first episode last night of “Where there...

Give Mental Health the Funding it Needs

On average, one in four people will experience a mental health problem each year. Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental disorder in the UK,...

PIP - Costing An Arm & A Leg

In 2013, the government launched Personal Independence Payment (PIP) to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for individuals between 16 and 64 who requi...

PIP - Costing An Arm & A Legs

In 2013, the government launched Personal Independence Payment (PIP) to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for individuals between 16 and 64 who requi...

Goodbye to the Law

This is a farewell blog as on 2 December I am leaving Lanyon Bowdler after 10 years of working for the firm. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank my bo...

Rio 2016 Paralympic Champion Professor Guttmann

I was privileged to run in the Spitfire 10k Commemoration of the Battle of Britain race on Sunday at RAF Cosford.

Each runner had the name of one o...

When is a Tractor Not a Tractor?

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) delivered an extremely significant decision in the case of Damijan Vnuk v Zavarovalnica Triglav (2014), regarding the iss...

Accidents Abroad Seminar and Legal Update

The following account of the day is written by Gayle Kinsey who is a solicitor within the accident abroad team.

Personal...

Farm Vehicles and Mud on the Road - Farmers Must be Aware of the Law

Following a wet summer and difficult harvest we just need to be careful when driving.  Of equal importance is the need for the farmers to know the law regard...

Wheelchair Awareness Day

I was horrified to read that paralympian Anne Wafula Strike took the drastic decision to undergo surgery to have a suprapubic catheter fitted (for which she...

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14 Sep 2018

Wheelchair Awareness Day

I was horrified to read that paralympian Anne Wafula Strike took the drastic decision to undergo surgery to have a su...

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