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Teacher Wins Ill-Health Retirement Pension Case

Brian Barr Solicitors recently represented Mrs Adams who suffers with Fibromyalgia. She was dismissed on the grounds of ill health in July 2011 but had received her last sick pay in March 2011. She su...

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Fibromyalgia & An Ill-Health Early Retirement Pension

Dear Brian,Is it possible for FM sufferers to bring successful claims for an Ill-Health Early Retirement Pension?My Company’s Pension Scheme wording states, “If you are found to be permane...

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Ill-Health Early Retirement Pension Claims

The following question was posted in Fibromyalgia Family MagazineDear BrianI have been working for a company for many years. The company has a pension scheme, I have developed fibromyalgia, a...

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Work Capability Assessments – What Are They and Who Does the Assessing?

If you suffer with chronic pain and find that it makes it difficult or impossible to work, you may be able to claim financial support. This will require a Work Capability Assessment (WCA). In this blo...

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Chronic Pain Syndrome Explained

Chronic pain syndrome is an excruciating condition that is poorly understood by some. Find out more about the condition in our blog.  Chronic pain is a term used to define pain that has pers...

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Case Studies

Brian Barr are one of the country’s most successful law firms for winning claims related to Fibromyalgia, CRPS, serious and catastrophic injuries.Maybe you suffered an injury in an accident, hav...

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Claim Case Studies

Brian Barr Wins £905,000 for CRPS Client.Neil Swift developed Complex Regional Pain Syndrome following an accident at work. Neil was working for a civil engineering company as an HGV driver. Ret...

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What Can I Expect From My Fibromyalgia Compensation Claim?

Dear BrianI was aged 40 and a full time Medical Secretary when I was involved in an accident. Liability has been admitted. I suffered what was called a soft tissue injury and shortly after the acc...

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Compensation For Employer Liability & Fibromyalgia

Dear BrianI was aged 40 and a full time Medical Secretary when I was involved in an accident. Liability has been admitted. I suffered what was called a soft tissue injury and shortly after the acc...

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