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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...

8 Top Tips for avoiding holiday accidents!

  It’s holiday season, a time that we are often more relaxed, less vigilant and sometimes feeling a little more adventurous than usual, as we try to make the most of the time away from our usual routine. Such a relaxed attitude can sometimes...

Solicitor left paralysed after head first fall whilst mountain biking

Mr Asif Ahmed paid £79 for a beginners’ mountain biking course in the Surrey Hills but now faces the rest of his life in a wheelchair. The qualified bio-technologist, engineer, barrister and solicitor hit his head after hurtling over the...

Holidaymaker injured in car accident in Greece must claim under Greek law

The Supreme Court has ruled that a woman from the Vale of Glamorgan who was seriously injured when she was hit by a car while on holiday in Greece, must have her compensation determined by Greek law. In May 2011, Tiffany Moreno, from Barry, had her right...

Compensation for a teenager who contracted E. coli while on holiday in Turkey

Bradie Perkins was 13 when he travelled to a beachfront complex with his family in Sarigerme, Turkey in October 2010. He started to feel lethargic and tired during his last few days staying at the Holiday Village Turkey. After returning home to...

Holidaymaker to recieve six figure payout following holiday car accident

A young mum, Miss Moreno, suffered catastrophic leg injuries in May 2011 when she was run down by an uninsured driver whilst holidaying on a Greek island, Zakynthos. A car hit her as she stood on the kerb.    Despite repeated bouts of surgery,...

Man loses half of foot after sustaining a cut on holiday

A 44 year old holiday maker, Mr Robson had been enjoying swim in a pool in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh when he gashed his toe on the lining of the pool, which was quite sharp and had what seemed to be a rough concrete surface. He got it bandaged...

Holiday salmonella results in 5-figure settlement

In 2011 Mrs Middleton travelled with her husband to the Casa Marina Reef Resort, a luxury Dominican Republic hotel for a relaxing break. The holiday package was offered by Thomas Cook. On her return home, she was admitted to Staffordshire Hospital for four...

Michael Schumacher - Brain injury update

Last week, Michael’s manager announced to the press that the former Formula 1 driver is now out of a coma and has been moved to another hospital to ‘continue his rehabilitation’. This has led to a significant amount of interest, once...

A holidaymaker wins four figure payout in compensation

A 21 year old holiday maker, Mr Newitt from Tilehurst, has received a pay out after being struck down with severe  illness while on holiday  in Turkey. He booked his holiday through Thomas Cook who initially denied liability. Mr Newitt developed...
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