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Rehab for burns victims: How a fish can help

The specialist severe burns injury lawyers at Boyes Turner are fascinated to learn that, in an attempt to improve treatments and recoveries for burns victims, researchers in Brazil are now experimenting with Tilapia Fish Skin. Burns can be caused...

The dangers of black henna temporary tattoos

Thousands of British holiday makers are set to go on holiday this year and most will return with fantastic stories of sun, sea, sand and great friends they met along the way, but sadly many are returning with permanent skin damage from...

APIL support carbon monoxide alarm bill

MP Andrew Bingham has presented a Household Safety Bill to make carbon monoxide detectors compulsory on newly built homes and rental properties. The Bill which is next due for debate in the House of Commons on 5 December will be supported by APIL of which...

Landlord prosecuted for Carbon Monoxide poisoning

A local landlord has been prosecuted and given a suspended prison sentence for failing to maintain a faulty gas boiler which led to the death of one of her tenants from  carbon monoxide poisoning . The 51 year old was found dead by friends at the...

Retractable dog lead danger

It was  recently reported in the Reading Post  that a local five-year old child suffered injury to his face and eye as a result of a retractable dog lead which he had ridden into, being unable to see it whilst on his bicycle.  The majority...

Road worker loses leg due to defective work equipment

A Staffordshire contractor has been fined after an employee had to have his  lower leg amputated  after he slipped into an unguarded slurry mixer. The contractor was in charge of a gang of road workers sealing a pavement on Wilson Road, Hanford,...

Have you been injured by your supermarket sun cream?

Boyes Turner specialist product liability solicitors are acting for a claimant who has apparently suffered a serious burn-type reaction after using a supermarket own brand sun tan lotion.  The product was stated to be suitable for sensitive skin and...

Washing tablets can potentially cause serious injury to children

In the latest in potential product liability claims there have been concerns raised by the possible risk of injury posed the washing tablets. When you put your dirty washing into the washing machine or your dirty dishes into the dishwasher, the...

Product liability recall for sanyo microwave ovens

Sanyo continue their  product recall  on thousands of Sanyo microwave ovens sold between March 2010 and January 2012. The affected microwaves have the model number EN-C8787BUK2 (Black colour) or EM-C8787W (white colour). The number is on the...

£7.5k Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Compensation

A company which specialised in repairing chimneys was ordered to pay compensation to an elderly woman following  carbon monoxide poisoning  in her home over a period of a year. The defendant company had been employed to carry out repairs at the...
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