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Barr Ellison strengthens Personal Injury Position in East Anglia

Barr Ellison’s Personal Injury team has been lauded by the Legal 500, which comments on the team’s significant cases in 2016 included advising a teenager with pre-accident psychiatric history on a complex brain injury case that settled for more than £2 million; acting in a multi-million pound traumatic brain injury claim in which the client was left with epilepsy, poor memory, concentration and slurred speech; and settling a claim for …Read More

Prosthetics Technology Delivering Quality of Life

The world of prosthetics is constantly advancing using modern technology for both upper and lower limb amputees. Utilising the best prosthetic providers, we work hard towards putting a dedicated rehabilitation team together in order to meet our clients’ immediate and long-term needs. Our clients will be supported by an experienced and clinically trained case manager and – where necessary – they will coordinate the introduction of fitted prosthetics, gait-focused physiotherapy, occupational therapy and …Read More

Welcome News for Seriously Injured

In some good news for those who are negotiating settlements following a catastrophic injury, the Lord Chancellor has today announced a change in the discount rate used by the Courts to calculate personal injury settlements. This is the first time the rate has been changed since 2001. From 20th March 2017 the discount rate used to calculate future losses will change from 2.5% to -0.75%.  The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, has …Read More

“The time and date my life changed”

“I’m grateful to the air ambulance crew for what they’ve done, for getting me through and getting me out so fast, and for being there.” Jack had suffered significant orthopaedic and head injuries in a head-on collision. Regrettably, Jack’s uncle did not make it, but Jack pulled through against the odds and is well on his way to making a recovery. In a BBC interview, Jack recalled that every bone in his body seemed …Read More

Lawyers on Board with Magpas Helimedix

Magpas, our Charity of the Year, were kind enough to meet lawyers from our Personal Injury team, show us around their Helimedix Operations Base at Wyton, and even let us clamber into their helicopter for a few photos! Out in the windswept fens near Huntingdon, there is a team of enhanced A&E doctors and critical care paramedics, helicopter pilots and crew members, waiting to attend serious accidents in the East of …Read More