January 2012 Archive

Costa Cruises offers compensation to passengers following the Costa Concordia disaster

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In breaking news it has been revealed that Costa Cruises, the company that owns the ill-fated cruise liner the Concordia, has offered passengers 11,000 Euros (£9,000) each in compensation. More …

Two Defendants held responsible and must each pay half Victims' damages

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There has been a recent road traffic case in which two defendants were held responsible for an accident and ordered to pay equal amounts of compensation to the victims. More …

Tips on what to do if you have a skiing accident

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Being properly insured is a basic starting point if you are a winter sports traveller. The costs of not being insured can be significant. While the (EHIC) may offer limited protection in some parts of Europe, it is no replacement for comprehensive ski travel insurance. More …

World AIDS Day and AIDS Investment

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The United Nations and AIDS (UNAids) 2011 report has recently noted that globally the number of new HIV infections in 2010 was 21% down from the peak recorded in 1997. It is thought that the falls are largely due to access to treatment being more readily available. More …

PIP Breast Implants

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We have recently received a number of enquiries regarding potential PIP implant claims. Having investigated this issue, we can confirm that our Clinical Negligence team will be happy to look into individual cases further.  More …

Costa Concordia runs aground off the coast of Italy

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<a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16570281">News broke over the weekend</a> that the cruise ship the Costa Concordia had run aground off the Coast of Italy on its way to the port of Civitavecchia, Rome. More …

I say, isn't that a little loud?

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Research into the causes of <a href="/files/uploads/13.pdf">hearing loss</a> have discovered that loud iPods have now overtaken noisy workplaces as the most common cause of hearing damage. More …