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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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There is a long established link between occupational activity and carpal tunnel syndrome. More …

Filtering The Risk - A Midwife's Tale

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Mrs Stewart was employed as a Community Midwife. On 28 May 2010 she injured her back at work when lifting a plastic case containing an oxygen cylinder and other equipment needed when attending home births - known as the 'oxygen box'. More …

RSI or vibration? Proving causation in claims for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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BL Claims' James Wood looks at the long-established link between professional activity and carpal tunnel syndrome. More …

Dr Google: Should we be self-diagnosing?

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With pressures in all areas of the NHS it seems we are turning increasingly to the internet for answers. More …

Delays in reporting cancer diagnosis

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A recent article in The Times has highlighted the delays in reporting the diagnosis of certain types of cancer, which in some cases can negatively influence a patient's chances of recovery. More …

Motor insurance premiums

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I read with interest the recent article in the Law Society Gazette which stated that motor premiums have hit a record high as insurers' profits leap. More …

Hampshire Law Society AGM

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Members from the south coast clinical negligence, travel and personal injuries teams at BL Claims attended the Hampshire Law Society Annual General Meeting and Christmas dinner on Tuesday 28 November 2017. More …

Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity 2013–15

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This report looks at lessons learned and is dated 2017. The previous report looked at 2010 to 2012. More …

AvMA 35th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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A number of lawyers from the BL Claims Solicitors Clinical Negligence department were fortunate enough to be invited to the AvMA 35th Anniversary Gala Dinner on Friday evening at the Grand Connaught rooms in London. More …

Ongoing failure to properly review chest x-rays leads to missed cancer diagnosis

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I was very concerned to hear on the news that the care quality commission found during an inspection at the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in July 2017... More …