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Coping In The UK Heatwave

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Wearing A Helmet & Damages Claim

Dear BrianI was recently involved in a road accident where I was in a collision with a cyclist. He was not wearing a helmet. Not so long ago a friend of mine was in an accident in a car and he was...

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Fibromyalgia, CRPS & Chronic Pain Support Groups On Facebook

When you suffer from chronic pain, it's a lot easier coping when you know you're not alone. Social media has played an enormous role for housebound sufferers, by creating online communities where they...

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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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Surveillance Was Used To Undermine My Fibromyalgia Claim

Dear Brian,I have developed fibromyalgia following a road traffic accident. At first, my solicitors and the experts they instructed were supportive. However, the Defendants have obtained surveilla...

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Claiming Against Your Partner For A Road Accident Injury

 Dear BrianI was the passenger in a car being driven by my husband.  He skidded on black ice and crashed into a wall.  He was not driving quickly at the time, but in the crash I injured...

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Insurance Company Have Rejected My Income Protection Claim

Dear BrianI have been turned down on my income protection claim because of a report commissioned by my insurance company from a company doing CPAD (chronic pain abilities determination). The tests...

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Will Using Facebook Undermine My Fibromyalgia Compensation Claim?

Dear BrianI was involved in a road traffic accident. I suffered a severe whiplash injury which then developed into Fibromyalgia. The fibromyalgia has severely limited my ability to function. I hav...

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A Workplace Injury Triggered My Fibromyalgia – Can I Claim?

Dear BrianI used to be a teacher at a unit for disturbed young women. There was a rule that no member of staff could be left alone with two or more young women. On the day of my accident I was due...

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What Happens If I’ve Passed The 3 Year Limit For Making A Claim?

Dear BrianI was involved in an accident in July 2009. I hurt my neck. I did not think that it was anything particularly serious and I did not make a claim about it. However, it never really got be...

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