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AI and Automation in Medicine – what does the future hold?

Artificial Intelligence and automated technology is all around us, from driverless cars to airplane autopilots.  It was only a matter of time before it became…

By Ryan Harvey
Spinal Injury
The Incomplete Picture

In the Spinal Injury Team at Bolt Burdon Kemp we see a range of spinal cord injuries and the purpose of this blog is to…

By Victoria Oliver
Women’s Health
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust Maternity Scandal – Criminal Inquiry Begins

It has been announced this that a criminal inquiry has been launched into the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Maternity Trust.  The Trust, responsible for…

By Hannah Travis
Spinal Injury
Fertility & Spinal Cord Injury

Recently issues relating to family planning and fertility in clinical negligence claims have come under renewed focus following the decision in Whittington Hospital NHS Trust…

By Ryan Harvey
Spinal Injury
Zooming towards a settlement

The COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent lockdown has forced virtually everyone to adapt many different aspects of their lives.  Many people working from home have been…

By Alex Dabek
Spinal Injury
Spinal Cord Injury and Pregnancy

There are currently over 50,000 people living with a spinal cord injury (SCI) in the UK and research published by the Spinal Injuries Association, Back…

By Victoria Oliver
Women’s Health
Endometriosis – affecting many but known by few

Endometriosis affects up to 1 in 10 women in the UK.  Despite the condition being far from rare, it is not a condition widely known…

By Olivia Boschat
Women’s Health
South East Cancer Help Centre goes virtual

These are truly testing times for all of us, unprecedented, nothing like we have experienced before.  Now imagine being diagnosed or suffering with cancer during…

By Hannah Travis
Spinal Injury
Surrogacy in Personal Injury Claims – A Very Modern Ruling

Last year I wrote a blog entitled “Claiming the costs of surrogacy in an action for personal injury” which looked at the Court of Appeal…

By Victoria Oliver
Medical Negligence
East Kent Hospitals Maternity Scandal

The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) has been investigating maternity care provided at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust since July 2018.  There have…

By Hannah Travis
Medical Negligence
Congenital Hip Dysplasia/Dislocation

At Bolt Burdon Kemp, we have many years’ experience acting for children affected by the delayed diagnosis of congenital hip dislocation or hip dysplasia.  You…

By Joshua Hughes
Medical Negligence
BBK’s Reproductive Cancer Toolkit

At Bolt Burdon Kemp we all too often see the effect that a delayed cancer diagnosis can have. A late diagnosis of reproductive cancer can…

By Joshua Hughes
Medical Negligence
Barriers contributing to falling smear rates

Jo’s Trust, a leading cervical cancer charity report that worryingly, over the last ten years there has been a decline in the number of women…

By Hannah Travis
Medical Negligence
It’s OK to struggle with getting your smear

Getting a smear, particularly for the first time, is often a case of putting your big girl’s pants on and being brave for a few…

By Olivia Boschat
Medical Negligence
Cervical Cancer Awareness Week To Fear the Smear

Cervical Cancer Prevention Awareness Week is 20th to 26th January 2020, and aims to raise awareness of cervical cancer, a truly devastating disease.  This year,…

By Olivia Boschat
Spinal Injury
Claims for future care – navigating through the choppy waters of conflicting case law

In October the Spinal Injuries Association held a Solicitors’ training day, supported by Outer Temple Chambers, at the Law Society’s Hall. As part of this…

By Alex Dabek
Accident Claims
BBK again ranked as a top firm in The Legal 500, 2020

We are proud to announce that we have maintained our ranking as a Top Tier firm by The Legal 500 for 2020!  We rank Tier…

By Bolt Burdon Kemp
Accident Claims
Something rotten in the court estate

Imagine you are running a personal injury practice.  You only get paid when you win a case and when the court has dealt with the…

By Jonathan Wheeler
Spinal Injury
Why NHS Resolution should resolve to change its stance on rehab

The NHS is very pro-rehabilitation.  Visit their website and search for the term ‘rehabilitation’ and over 2,000 items are returned in the results list.  To…

By Victoria Oliver
Spinal Injury
Cervical screening – how accessible is it?

Earlier this month one of our Senior Solicitors in our Complex Injury Team, Olivia Boschat, wrote a very interesting article for Female First highlighting the…

By Victoria Oliver
Brain Injury

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