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Keith Barrett 'deeply saddened' by death of pedestrian hit by electric bike
Keith Barrett offers his condolences to the family of Sakine Cihan who has reportedly been killed by a cyclist riding an electric bicycle in a hit and run in east London.
Helping UK victims of terrorism abroad
Prior to 2012, British citizens and their families affected by attacks overseas were not eligible for financial support from the British government via the CICA because they sustained their injuries outside the UK. Jill Greenfield pursued a seven-year campaign to have the law changed and for British victims of terrorism abroad to be treated the same as victims of attacks in the UK.
Sepsis deaths recorded in hospitals rose by more than a third in two years
In a heart-breaking reminder of the tragedy of sepsis, William Meade's mother Melissa commented in the press this month following a report that sepsis deaths have risen by more than a third in two years.
Caron Heyes reacts to worrying report of death of twins in hospitals
An extremely concerning report from the Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba), commissioned by the Department of Health, has revealed that key recommendations to ensure the safety of multiple births are not being followed by many hospitals.
Jane Weakley interviewed on the Victoria Derbyshire Show alongside her client Becky Tyler
Jane, her client Becky and Becky's mother Fiona were interviewed on the BBC programme Victoria Derbyshire.
Blood test to predict premature birth welcomed with caution
New research published highlights the use of blood tests to assess the due date of babies and also the genetic likelihood of a baby being born prematurely.
Jeremy Hunt admits 'deeply flawed' patient safety with NHS staff 'terrified' to admit mistakes
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt combined positive news that the Prime Minister has finally committed to increasing NHS funding with an admission that he has failed to improve patient safety.
Can you afford not to be insured?
Jennifer Buchanan explains why employers should encourage their staff to take out cycling insurance.
Furness General Hospital baby deaths highlight need to overhaul the culture of dishonesty
A recent Professional Standards Authority report has just been published regarding avoidable deaths at Furness General Hospital.
Government promise to improve midwife/mother relationship can't come soon enough
The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced an important maternity initiative that will hopefully reduce the number of baby death cases in the future.
Inspirational feedback from our maxillofacial trauma conference, A Face in the Crowd
The feedback from attendees was excellent. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone involved.
Fieldfisher boosts its leading medical negligence team with partner Jenny Urwin joining in March
Leading medical negligence lawyers Fieldfisher has hired Jenny Urwin, Slater and Gordon Lawyers' Manchester head of clinical negligence.
Personal Injury & Medical Negligence
Keith Barrett is mentioned in 'Partner Keith Barrett awarded lifetime achievement award for outstanding service'
Jane Weakley is mentioned in 'Fieldfisher attends AvMA's 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference'
Peter Williams, Andrew Morgan, Shaheen Mosquera, Sarah Wolf and Rebecca Foster are mentioned in 'Fieldfisher out in support of Action Mesothelioma Day 2018'
Jane Weakley is mentioned in 'Jane Weakley interviewed on the Victoria Derbyshire Show alongside her client Becky Tyler'
Jane Weakley is mentioned in 'Jane Weakley secures interim award for 'remarkable' teenager with cerebral palsy'
Samantha Critchley is mentioned in 'Samantha Critchley recovers £19million for nine-year-old girl left with 'catastrophic' brain damage'
Jennifer Buchanan is mentioned in 'Inspirational feedback from our maxillofacial trauma conference, A Face in the Crowd'