A recent study published in the journal Pediatrics in which scientists at the University of Edinburgh, Imperial College London and King's College London looked at the DNA samples and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans of more than 80 prematurely born babies has showed a link between brain injury at birth and the genes thought to play a part in schizophrenia and the metabolism of fat.
Sometimes when Scots go abroad and sustain injury on their holidays the circumstances and consequences of the incident mean that they receive a great deal of sympathy, maybe even personal injury compensation, but sometimes neither of these consolations is likely to be forthcoming.Consider the recent case of an as yet unidentified Scot who attended a bull fighting festival in Spain.
An East-Lothian resident has been left paralysed following a workplace accident which was deemed "entirely avoidable" by an inspector of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).The former employee suffered serious injury when he fell through a weak panel while replacing plastic rooflights on a farm property in Lauder, Scottish Borders.
A packaging firm in South Wales has been fined for safety failings following a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) Investigation into a workplace accident involving a forklift truck.On 7 October 2013, a delivery driver arrived on site at Platt Packaging's Gwent headquarters to load a lorry with goods for redistribution.
A blaze which took hold on a street in Moray, Scotland, has sparked serious concerns for the health of those in the vicinity as it was confirmed asbestos fibres were present in the building.Six fire teams from across the region were called to tackle the inferno which took hold on 11 December.
Accidents happen all the time. Whether you are at work, you are at a football game, you go on a trip or you are just walking or driving on the road, you can be the subject of an unfortunate and unexpected accident. The consequences may be translated in pecuniary or non-pecuniary damages. You should not just suffer the losses if the accident was not your fault. Why should you pay your hospital bill or replace your damaged goods? The incident was not your fault so you should not pay for it! You should exercise your rights and contact an accident lawyer. With his or her help you will be able to determine the person at fault and identify the potential compensation levels.
If you need legal advice and you do not know of a law firm with skilled and reputable Solicitors in Scotland, your best option is to ask around or search online.