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Care home worker, William James, sentenced to life in prison for sexual abuse of residents

Support worker, William James, who has previously been known as Stephen Umney, has been sentenced to life in prison for sexual abuse of vulnerable residents…

By Julia Jensen
Accessible taxis are essential for people with disabilities, so why aren’t they mandatory?

Taxis and private hire vehicles should be accessible for those with disabilities, according to updated guidance published by the Government. While I welcome the acknowledgement…

By Victoria Oliver
Scout Association overhauls safeguarding procedures after years of sexual abuse claims

The Scout Association is strengthening its safeguarding measures after a campaign by abuse survivors. My experience acting for scout abuse survivors proves how important these…

By Abbie Hickson
Unacceptable lack of employer support for menstrual and menopausal symptoms laid bare in report

Bullied, harassed and victimised. That’s how some women in the workplace say they’re treated if they need to take time off for period-related issues. For…

By Thomas Beale
The blame game in construction site accidents: A case study

Construction sites are inherently dangerous and unpredictable places. That’s why sticking to your own role on a construction site is crucial for safety and efficiency.…

By Hokman Wong
What does not wearing a cycle helmet mean for your claim?

Our specialist Adult Brain Injury team frequently represents cyclists who have sustained serious brain injuries in road traffic collisions. We know not wearing a helmet…

By Cillian Davis
Road Safety Week 2023 - 3 ways we can reduce road accidents

Did you know that every day, on average, five people lose their lives and 82 people are seriously injured on UK roads? That’s one death…

By Jessica Nutting
'More than half' of teaching assistants hurt by violent students - here's how we helped…

Are you a teaching assistant who has been hurt by a violent student? You are not alone. A survey by Unison In 2016 found more…

By Hokman Wong
Let’s talk about SPEED

Speeding – all drivers have done it. Whilst cruising along in our vehicles, there is often the temptation to push a little harder on the…

By Ben Pepper
The rise in missed opportunities related to mental health and self harm

At Bolt Burdon Kemp we have noticed a rise in cases and enquiries to the Military Claims team, related to missed opportunities in diagnosing and…

By Marie-Joelle Theanne
Remembrance Day and support for veterans

Lest we forget – On Saturday, 11th November 2023, the nation commemorated Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day. As the nation remembers those who…

By Marie-Joelle Theanne
Counting Sheep: How to help your child with a brain condition sleep better

Sleep is essential for our physical and mental health. But how much sleep do we need? And what if your child has a brain condition…

By Charlotte Wailes
How PTSD can strike parents after birth due to inadequate maternity care

The Maternity Unit at Hull Royal Infirmary Hospital has recently dropped two ratings to ‘inadequate’. Some of the problems highlighted can lead to PTSD in…

By Mollie Benjamin
Teacher at Eton College charged with sexual offences against pupil

News broke yesterday that Jacob Leland, a former teacher at Eton College, has been charged with 14 counts of sexual offences against a teenage boy…

By Joseph Carr
Using CCTV and dash cam footage as evidence in personal injury claims

Proving who is at fault for a road traffic collision can be one of the most challenging aspects of a personal injury claim. Recollections of…

By Charlotte Dowson
Non-Freezing Cold Injury vs Raynaud’s Syndrome

With the temperature dropping across the U.K. as we enter the winter months, it can be a very challenging time for service personnel and veterans…

By Marie-Joelle Theanne
Inspiring journey of our friends at CESCI in supporting Cauda Equina Syndrome patients

In our continued partnership with the Cauda Equina Spinal Cord Injury (CESCI) group, we have been privileged to witness and support the incredible work they…

By Alex Dabek
Seeking justice for injured passengers: navigating claims after the driver has died

In the aftermath of a tragic road traffic accident, it is a daunting task for an injured passenger to consider pursuing a claim for compensation,…

By Alexandra Cain
Witness appeal – abuse by Reverend Roy Wynne-Green, clergyman from Torquay

I represent a client who has instructed me that they were subjected to sexual and emotional abuse by Reverend Roy Wynne-Green between 1972 and 1976…

By Joseph Carr
Government u-turn on ticket office closures and barriers to accessible public transport

This week, the Transport Secretary, Mark Harper, instructed rail operators to cancel plans to close rail ticket offices. The proposals, put forward by the Government,…

By Victoria Oliver

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