Illness as injury: industrial disease

A personal injury doesn’t just refer to the visible physical wounds sustained in an unexpected accident. There are times when a personal injury covers an illness that could take decades to develop. These sorts of health problems are usually the result of exposure to a hazardous substance at work, making them industrial diseases. Although you […]

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No Win No Fee: what’s in it for your solicitor?

A contingency fee agreement can seem too good to be true. There is no legal fee to pay if your case is unsuccessful – so what’s the catch? What may surprise many is that there isn’t one. Also known as a No Win No Fee agreement, it’s clear and straightforward in what it offers clients. […]

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Understanding the common types of birth injuries

The birth of a child should be an occasion for great joy and celebration. Mothers and babies in Ireland enjoy excellent antenatal and postnatal care, and in the vast majority of cases birth is a natural physiological event that doesn’t pose any problems. However, while modern medicine has made the process generally very safe, there […]

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The pandemic’s impact on surgery

Surgery is something that’s taken a backseat during the coronavirus pandemic. People who had been scheduled in for routine operations are now having to wait for unknown lengths of time to get the treatment they need. However, it is not just those waiting for routine procedures who have been affected. People with serious conditions who […]

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How to find the best asylum lawyer in the UK

Defining asylum As stipulated in Article 1(A)(2) within the 1967 protocol, a refugee is a person who, owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social group or political opinion is outside their country of nationality and is unable to avail themselves of the protection […]

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Whiplash victims in peril in 2021

Whiplash is the sort of injury everyone has heard of but few really know what it involves. It may seem like a relatively minor inconvenience to those who have not suffered from it previously. However, those who have experience of the injury know the levels of discomfort and pain it causes. It can last for […]

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UK Gambling Act to be revised in 2021

As we roll into 2021 it is under extraordinary circumstances as Covid19 continues having a profound effect on all aspects of our lives, changing the way we work, socialise, learn and source our entertainment. Just like any other part of the economy, the gambling industry is feeling the consequences of Lockdown which are sure to […]

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The unexpected risks of exercise

Exercise: its benefits are rightly touted but there are certain associated risks that tend not to be mentioned by many. Aside from the usual injuries that can happen in any sport, such as pulled muscles, there are other – somewhat unexpected – ways you could be hurt while getting active. Lockdown activity levels During lockdown, […]

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How to navigate a divorce during a world pandemic

2020 has been a difficult year. Whatever area of life you look at, Covid-19 has in some shape or form had an impact. Experts estimate that around 24% of the UK’s work force faces redundancy, with country-wide economic activity down 30% from the month before lock-downs were enforced. Businesses are struggling, relationships are under unprecedented […]

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How are UK online bingo sites regulated?

When it comes to online bingo, many people do not realise how much is involved from the operator side before they are allowed to start using their site and playing the various games. This is because bingo sites and gambling sites as a whole should be licensed before they can start offering their services to […]

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