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Carbon Monoxide - the 'silent killer'

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Carbon monoxide poisoning affects over a thousand people each year and can be fatal. In fact, around 50 people die every year from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by gas, oil and solid fuel appliances and flues that have not been properly installed,...

Hats are the order of the day

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Hats are the order of the day to mark Action for Brain Injury Week Here at Novum Law, we are proud supporters of Headway and its vital work promoting greater understanding of all aspects of brain injury. This week, it’s Action for Brain Injury...

Putting the global spotlight on health and safety at work

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This Saturday on 28 th April 2018, it’s World Day for Safety and Health at Work , a global campaign to promote a safer and healthier work environment and to prevent work-related accidents and ill health. Looking at the statistics, it’s clear...

Headway pays tribute to brain injured achievements

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Headway luncheon pays tribute to brain injury winners’ outstanding achievements We are looking forward to the annual Headway Awards luncheon at the Dorchester Hotel in London, which takes place this Friday (8 th of December). Every...

Road deaths at highest level in five years

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According to the latest Government statistics , road deaths in Great Britain are at their highest level in five years. Figures just released from the Department for Transport show that 1,792 people were killed in road traffic accidents last year, up four...

Subtle brain injury - the 'invisible' disability

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It’s not always obvious that someone has a brain injury. While some brain injuries can be physically evident, many are more subtle and can only really be noticed by those closest to the individual in time. As part of Action for Brain Injury Week 2017...

The life of a Trainee...

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Anna Cole's most recent Trainee, James Court shares his experience of how he found his seat within Novum Law: "The life of a PI Trainee with Novum Law is an eye opener into how the law can really protect the vulnerable. There are cases...

When things go wrong - the case for Professional Negligence

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What is Professional Negligence? Professional Negligence claims are made when a professional, such as a solicitor, has been negligent in the work they have carried out causing you to suffer financial loss. Legal advisers must apply ‘reasonable skill...

Headway Swindon and District

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Headway Swindon and District provides adults with a brain injury with much needed cognitive and social rehabilitation at their centre Headway House on Headlands Grove in Swindon. Headway is always looking for new ideas so they are very pleased to be...

Meet the Chairman of Headway Swindon and District

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Anna Cole has been the Chairman for Headway Swindon and District since 2009. She was asked to participate in a Q&A session for the most recent Headway newsletter: What attracted you to being a trustee at Headway? Through my work as a lawyer, I meet...

Is it a myth that...

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...tyres with more tread depth should be fitted to the front wheels of a car? I recently acted for a client who lost control of her vehicle which aquaplaned as a result of excessive water on the road. At the Inquest into the deaths of the...

Which super hero will you be?

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This week is Air Ambulance week. The theme for the week is ‘Super ’, because very often The Wiltshire Air Ambulance are referred to 'heroes of the skies'. As a trustee for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance and a catastrophic injury...