Drunk Driving is on the Rise in the UK

The latest government statistics thankfully show that whilst traffic in the UK is increasing, over all road casualties and fatalities are decreasing. However, it’s disappointing to discover that according to Gov.uk there has been a significant increase in road casualties where at least one drunk driver was involved. Whilst the current road casualties caused by…

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Injuries Caused by Vibration at Work

Vibration caused by machinery or vehicles can cause painful injury to the arms and hands, or to the whole body. Injuries caused by vibration can be extremely debilitating, permanent and preventable. Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) Hand-arm vibration syndrome or HAVS, is the medical term for symptoms caused by vibration damage that occurs in the hands,…

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New Parters at ASD

We’re delighted to announce that Ralph Clark and Chris Chappell are now equal equity partners alongside our senior partners Richard Meggitt and Richard Long. ASD has come a long way since we began working together in 1996. We are very proud of the services we have provided to over 15,000 local clients. As one of…

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Work Related Musculoskeletal Injuries and Construction Workers

The construction industry is in the top three occupations for work-related musculoskeletal disorders. What is a work-related musculoskeletal disorder? A musculoskeletal disorder is a broad term used to describe a disorder within the body’s musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system consists of the body’s bone, ligaments, tendons, nerves and muscles. Musculoskeletal disorders can cause pain, discomfort, numbness or tingling. If…

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The Rehabilitation Pescription

Rehabilitation Brain injury cases The Major Trauma Pathway was launched in 2010 with the recommendation that rehabilitation was a key concern. “Every patient admitted to a Major Trauma Centre should have their rehabilitation needs assessed and documented through a Rehabilitation Prescription”. The background to this development was that the Clinical Advisory Group on Major Trauma,…

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The Latest Workplace Accident, Injury and Disease Statistics.

Talking about workplace accidents, injuries or diseases still holds some stigma. Even though employers have insurance that covers personal injury claims against them, there are still many misconceptions about making a claim. There is plenty of bad press about personal injury claims which give the impression that the UK is becoming ‘too risk averse’ or…

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Support and Rehabilitation After a Personal Injury

When you have a personal injury, you may need treatment, rehabilitation and support quickly. As part of your claim, the costs of treatment, care, or home adaptations/aids can be covered. We will, where possible secure an interim payment to help you access the services that you need. Depending on the severity of the injuries, rehabilitation…

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