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Injury to Child in the Care of a Family Friend

Occupiers Liability - Anderson V Imrie, [2016] CSOH 171

As recent decision from the Court of Session deals with an issue at the forefront of working family life; suitable and appropriate childcare.  Many parents employ the help of nurseries or childminders but it is certainly common for friends and family step in to offer assistance. The case of Anderson v Imrie highlights the duty on a caregiver, even in an informal setting, where a foreseeable risk of injury is met with negligent supervision.   

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Recent results for UCATT and ACCORD members

Our Personal Injury Team handle a large volume of claims on behalf of members of UCATT (Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians – now Unite Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians) and Accord.

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Dallas McMillan Announce Cancer Support Scotland As Their Official Charity Partner for 2017

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Dallas McMillan Solicitors are delighted to announce that our official charity partner for 2017 is Cancer Support Scotland.

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Compulsory Pre-Action Protocol

A new compulsory pre-action protocol for dealing with personal injury claims is set to come into force at the end of this month. A voluntary protocol currently exists but under the new regime, parties will require to engage with each other and attempt to reach a resolution to the claim prior to the commencement of court proceedings.

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"I've been in an accident - How do i make a claim?"

After recovering from the shock and upset of being involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may think about pursuing a personal injury claim.  For the vast majority of people this can be the first time they have ever considered making a claim for an injury. 

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Introduction of “New Simple Procedure’ For Low Value Claims

On 28th November 2016, The Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service (SCTS) will launch a “New Simple Procedure” for claims with a value of up to £5,000.

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Compensation Awarded for Boy’s Birth Injuries

A multi-million pound compensation package has been awarded to a boy who suffered severe injuries as a result of being deprived of oxygen during his birth, reports the Bristol Post.

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Ireland's Injuries Board Pays Out €268 Million in 2015

Ireland's Injuries Board recently published its 2015 annual overview, which reveals that 33,561 new personal injury claims were submitted to the Board in 2015.

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Childbirth Failures Still Dominate NHS Compensation Bill

A new report has revealed that hundreds of babies are left brain-damaged each year in England because the NHS does not learn from its failures.

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Teacher’s Death Caused by Asbestos Exposure

An inquest into the death of a former primary school teacher has concluded that she died as a result of exposure to asbestos during her teaching career, the Guardian reports.

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New Sheriff Appeal Court Opens

Scotland’s new Sheriff Appeal Court now has jurisdiction to hear civil appeals from sheriff courts.

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Construction Worker Injured After Fall from Height

A construction firm has appeared in court on health and safety charges after a worker was seriously injured when he fell approximately two and a half metres.

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Scottish Parliament Passes Fatal Accident Inquiry Bill

New laws to modernise the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) process have been passed by the Scottish Parliament.

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Compensation Awarded for Medical Failings

A boy who sustained severe brain damage as a result of failings by medical staff after his birth has been awarded compensation amounting to over £6 million, reports the Doncaster Free Press.

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Bill Seeks Greater Fairness for Bereaved Families

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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Ireland Experiences Rise in Personal Injury Claims

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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Personal Injury Specialist Sheriffs Appointed

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

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Public Place Accidents Peak during Summer

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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Manufacturer in Court after Worker Injured

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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Golfer Receives Compensation for Head Injury

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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