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Dallas McMillan

Dallas McMillan

A leading corporate and commercial law practice based in Glasgow, Scotland, we deliver high quality legal services to clients across the United Kingdom and beyond with our international capabilities. Contact us today on 0141 333 6750.

An MP in England has published a Private Members’ Bill that calls for greater fairness for bereaved people and victims of psychiatric harm in England and Wales.

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A well-known food manufacturer has been sentenced after a worker suffered severe leg and foot injuries while working on one of its production lines.

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East Ayrshire Council has become the first local authority in Scotland to make a pledge to a campaign against the biggest cause of work-related deaths.

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The UK Government is due to release detailed road casualty figures for 2014. According to the RAC Foundation, these are expected to show that last year in Great Britain 1,775 people died on the roads (a 4% increase on the year before).  A further 22,807 were seriously injured (a 5% annual increase).

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The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health’s (IOSH) No Time to Lose campaign has recently received the backing of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Skin (APPG), which raises awareness of skin-related issues at Parliament.

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The Injuries Board in Ireland saw a 7% increase in new personal injury claims in the first six months of 2015 compared to the same period last year, taking the total number of new claims received to 17,132.

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Family Compensated Following Hospital Death

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An English NHS Trust has agreed to pay substantial compensation to the family of a patient who died after receiving substandard care at one of its hospitals, reports the Mirror.

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Six sheriffs have been appointed as specialists who will sit in Scotland’s new Sheriff Personal Injury Court.

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The operators of the Grangemouth Oil Refinery have been sentenced for safety failings relating to an incident in which a worker was injured at the plant.

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Britain is still failing to adequately tackle its drink driving problem, leading to too many deaths and serious injuries on the roads, road safety charity Brake has warned.

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According to new medical candour guidelines, midwives, nurses and doctors will be required to make verbal apologies to patients following any medical mistakes.

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A new report from Ireland’s Injury Board has revealed that the month of July saw the highest frequency of accidents resulting in compensation awards, while Saturday proved to be the most dangerous day of the week for public place personal injury accidents.

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Road safety charity Brake has recently set out its vision for a future free of the needless trauma of road death and injury.

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There were 142 work related fatalities between April 2014 and March 2015 (a rate of 0.46 fatalities per 100,000 workers), according to provisional annual data released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This compares to last year’s all-time low of 136 (0.45 fatalities per 100,000 workers).

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A Glasgow construction firm has been sentenced for serious safety failings after a worker was crushed to death when a 1.6 tonnes frame fell onto him during construction of a steel stair tower.

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Brake, the road safety charity, has called upon the Scottish Government to take steps to reverse an increase in the number of deaths on Scotland’s roads.

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A 13-year-old boy who suffered a severe brain injury as a result of medical errors following his birth has been awarded compensation amounting to several millions of pounds, reports the BBC.

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A manufacturing firm has been fined for serious safety failings after a worker was injured when his hand was caught on the moving parts of a lathe at an Ayrshire factory.

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Road Safety across the UK

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There is a dramatic difference in the progress made in cutting death and injury on the roads across the UK over the past five years. While the general trend has been downwards this has masked big national and regional variations, the RAC Foundation has claimed.

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A Scottish golfer who was hit on the head by another player’s golf ball has been awarded £10,000 in damages, reports the Scotsman.

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