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The personal injury team at Stephensons regularly write about related legal topics and breaking news, we welcome your comments on our posts. If you would like more information on our services, please don't hesitate to get in touch on 0175 321 6399.

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Statistics show an increase in the number of injuries in care homes

Danielle Callaway
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Many of us put our trust in care homes to look after and care for our elderly and vulnerable relatives. We rely on them to treat our relatives with respect as well as protecting them from harm when they need it most. However, recent figures from...

Travelling abroad this summer

Steven Jones
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As the low-lying blanket of white cloud cleared, I caught sight of the majestic beauty of the Alps through the window of my plane. Stretching almost endlessly across the horizon, the snow-covered mountain range, separating Southern Europe from Central and...

The pothole problem in England

Pauline Smith
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Personal Injury analysis: Pauline Smith, senior associate executive and Abigail Roberts, paralegal, both at Stephensons Solicitors LLP, discuss England’s ‘pothole problem’, highlighting where the problems stem from, personal injury issues...

Cervical Screening Awareness Week - 10th - 16th June 2019

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Cervical screening (a smear test) is the best protection against cervical cancer. It detects cell changes which, if untreated, could go on to develop into cancer.  About 1 in 20 people will have an abnormal result after a cervical screening - which...

Action for Brain Injury Week 2019 - 20th May-26th May

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This week is Action for Brain Injury Week 2019, as drove by Headway , the brain injury association. We often think that brain injuries will never happen to us, or anyone that we know, ‘ but every year around 350,000 people are admitted to hospital...

Walk to School Week - 20th-24th May 2019

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This year between 20 th – 24 th May 2019 the UK charity, Living Streets , are holding a challenge that encourages children to take part in some exercise by walking to school every day during the course of the five day period. Walk to...

Sun Awareness Week 2019: 6th-12th May

Steven Jones
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Sun Awareness Week takes place this between 6th - 12th May 2019 and is designed to raise awareness of skin care and taking the necessary precautions when out and about. It’s a particularly sobering subject and perhaps one that is not...

What is phantom limb pain and can it be treated?

Katie Plappert
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After the amputation of a limb there are undoubtedly many challenges to overcome. Recovery time will be needed following surgery, and it will take time to adjust to the significant change to your body and adapt over time. It is possible to feel pain in...

Lower limb amputation: what to expect following surgery

Cecilia Frodsham
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Following amputation, there will be a number of professionals involved in the rehabilitation process and you can expect to receive care from the following: Doctors – your consultant will have overall responsibility for your care.   Nurses...

Your car and the environment

Steven Jones
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So, picture the scene. Here I am, at the start of a glorious March day. By day, I mean the early hours after the sun has barely had chance to cast it’s grand hairline above the horizon. Two friends and myself headed to the wilderness of the...

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