Sheldon Davidson Solicitors News

What to do if you are injured on holiday

13 | 06 | 14

With the World Cup underway this week, images of Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach and majestic Sugarloaf Mountain have left many fans longing for a holiday in the sun.

Serious Injury, Injury Claims


62% think personal injury compensation is deserved

29 | 05 | 14

A new study suggests 62% of the UK population feels that victims of non-fault personal injuries deserve to receive compensation, according to research commissioned by a leading claims management company.

Injury Claims


APIL targets compensation culture “myth”

25 | 04 | 14

This time last year, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling made headlines as he pledged to “tackle the growth of compensation culture” in the UK. Now, the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has hit back with a report proving that no such culture exists.

Injury Claims


Health secretary wants NHS ‘candour’ to improve patient safety

04 | 04 | 14

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has outlined new measures designed to halve serious mistakes within the NHS.

Medical Negligence


Lawyers oppose end to whiplash damages

27 | 03 | 14

Leading personal injury claimant groups have said they will resist plans from insurance firms to encourage the withdrawal of compensation awards for all whiplash victims.

Serious Injury, Road & Bike


New fund for Mesothelioma victims

14 | 03 | 14

Mesothelioma victims could soon receive up to £123,000 compensation for their illness, after ministers announced a new fund would come into force next month.

Serious Injury, Accidents at Work


Cosmetic surgery reforms divide opinion

13 | 02 | 14

Health ministers have announced new plans which are intended to place tighter restrictions on the availability of certain cosmetic surgery procedures for patients in England.

Medical Negligence


Tinnitus Awareness Week could help inform industrial deafness sufferers

06 | 02 | 14

One of the problems commonly associated with hearing loss tinnitus, a condition in which the sufferer is troubled by noise even when there is no external source.

Serious Injury


Solicitors and insurers react to Mesothelioma Bill

23 | 01 | 14

Insurers and solicitors have been reacting to the government’s proposed Mesothelioma Bill, which sets out a new scheme for compensating victims who cannot trace their insurer.

Medical Negligence


Apollo Theatre insurers braced for personal injury claims

17 | 01 | 14

Personal injury claims related to last month’s ceiling collapse at London’s Apollo Theatre could top £1 million, experts say.

Injury Claims