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Compensation claim against the MoD following Kabul helicopter crash
Keith Barrett supported Gordon Emin's family during the inquest into his death in Kabul in 2015.
The law must not force claimants to gamble crucial compensation
Parliament has been asked to consider changing the very practical system operated by the Lord Chancellor to say how lump sum compensation should be calculated.
Care home funding crisis threatens us all
A report in the Times today that one in six care homes is in danger of insolvency should set alarm bells ringing for all of us.
Fieldfisher out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day 2017
Fieldfisher was out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day on Friday 7th July. This is an annual event that takes place nationally as a tribute to those that have been affected by mesothelioma and as a way to raise awareness of the disease.
Outgoing prison ombudsman regrets a prison system 'in crisis'
Outgoing PPO inspector Nigel Newcomen says the statistics on deaths in prison, combined with high levels of violence and incidents of significant disorder, indicate a prison system 'still very much in crisis'.
HASAG's Action Mesothelioma Day 2017
The team from Fieldfisher were at HASAG's Action Mesothelioma Day 2017 event in Portsmouth, helping to increase awareness of this terrible disease and raise funds for mesothelioma research.
Civil claim proceeds following a driver who killed his friend being sent to jail
The Roche family are pursuing a civil claim against Tony Reed, the driver of the car in which married father of one, Daniel Roche was killed during a collision with a tree.
Fieldfisher supports the Royal London Trauma Cyclethon
To support the work of the trauma team at the Royal London Hospital, members of our Personal Injury and Medical Negligence team took part in the Royal London Trauma Cyclethon on 17th May.
Fieldfisher wins Personal Injury Team of the Year award 2017
The team here at Fieldfisher have won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the 2017 Solicitors Journal Awards.
The Sun reports on Keith Barrett's case of Richard Giles, who died after being electrocuted when his lorry hit 11,000 volt cables
Jennifer Buchanan welcomes an initiative to improve the lives of children missing a limb
The Department of Health has earmarked £750,000 funding for research into child prosthetics; bringing together clinicians and academics working in the field and the children who use prosthetics every day.
Why are British teenagers so unhappy?
In a stark report following a survey of half a million 15-year-olds, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has found that British teenagers are more anxious, more likely to be bullied and less satisfied with life than other teenagers in the rest of the world.
Judges agree realistic rate of return to protect the injured
In a landmark judgment in 1998 (Wells v Wells), the House of Lords stated that the purpose of an award of damages made to someone injured long-term in an accident was to "put the plaintiff in the same position, financially, as if he had not been injured".
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Jane Weakley is mentioned in 'Partner Jane Weakley and team complete the London Prudential Ride 100'
Jill Greenfield is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher hosts successful conference for practitioners working with people suffering catastrophic neurological injury'
Peter Williams, Bridget Collier and Shaheen Mosquera are mentioned in 'Fieldfisher out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day 2017'
Jill Greenfield and Dushal Mehta are mentioned in 'Court of Appeal sides with Personal Injury claimant on costs'
Keith Barrett is mentioned in 'Civil claim proceeds following a driver who killed his friend being sent to jail'
Keith Barrett is mentioned in 'Civil claim proceeds following driver who killed his friend being sent to jail'
Jill Greenfield and Paul McNeil are mentioned in 'Fieldfisher wins Personal Injury Team of the Year award 2017'
Keith Barrett is mentioned in 'The Sun reports on Keith Barrett's case of Richard Giles, who died after being electrocuted when his lorry hit 11,000 volt cables'
Arti Shah is mentioned in 'Arti Shah comments in the Evening Standard about her client's case in which their husband died of a heart attack after being told to take Gaviscon'