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In contrast to the vast majority of doctors and nurses who go unheralded for the exceptional and caring treatment which they provide to patients on a daily basis, heavy publicity and notoriety falls upon the relative few whose sub-standard treatment has such devastating effect on patients.
It is #conductiveeducation awareness this week. For those in the dark about Conductive Education this is a very specialist and unique approach which was established in Hungary to help children with Cerebral Palsy. The original Peto Institute was set up in 1950 by Andras Peto, a doctor and neurologist who said:
‘ASK ME NOT WHAT I CAN DO FOR CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY, BUT ASK ME WHAT THEY CAN LEARN TO DO FOR THEMSELVES’
Julie Hardy has just completed the RED (Run Every Day) January challenge for the mental health charity MIND. It is an initiative run by the charity to raise funds, but more importantly to raise awareness about the positive effect of exercise upon mental health. Read more
We recently tweeted news of the Government’s plans for maternity claims against the NHS. Here’s more detail about the proposals and how it might affect some of our clients. Read more
Ed Myers has been helping clients for over 30 years who have been injured through no fault of their own. This has included cases where a client has died. For many years claimant lawyers have argued that couples who were not married, when their partner died, should be treated the same way as married couples. The surviving partner should not face the added trauma of being told the loss of their relationship is compensated differently to a married couple. Read more
We recently announced our top ranking in Legal 500, an independent legal guide, which described us as “one of the best” law firms in the country. Less than a month later Chambers Legal Guide has been published. This places both our Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence teams at the top for our litigation work. Our 5 partners are all “notable practitioners”, an accolade that is limited to only a few solicitors in the UK. Read more
The Legal 500 is an independent guide which ranks the best legal firms in the UK. Barratts Solicitors are proud that the firm is not only ranked by Legal 500 but is consistently placed in the top 1st tier every year. To achieve this accolade every year is testament to the firm’s commitment to have experienced solicitors handling compensation claims. Read more
Three insurance companies have posted healthy profits in their 2017 first half interim results. Has this also led to a reduction in the cost of car insurance premiums charged to drivers? Read more
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