Brian Barr Solicitors September 2010 Blogs

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Employer Support For Critical Illness Sufferers

I recently received a letter from an Oncology Engineer who was off as a result of a number of illnesses. My answer to him elaborates on the sort of support you can expect from your employer when suffe...

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Tai Chi Can Ease Fibromyalgia Pain

According to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine a significant number of patients with Fibromyalgia responded well to Tai Chi, experiencing alleviation of joint pains and other sympt...

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Sufferers Need Earlier Diagnosis & Better Access To Care

Patients with an inflammatory spine condition called Ankylosing Spondylitis need earlier diagnosis and better access to care, experts have told MPs.“There are some centres of excellence for the ...

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Security Guard Wins Almost £300,000 For Injury

A security guard injured in the course of his work won almost £300,000 in damages as a result of his lawyers’ pioneering use of surveillance video.The man, a cash-in-transit security officer wh...

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Could A Lawsuit Be Good For Your Health?

Could a lawsuit actually be good for your health?According to new research, published in the September issue of the journal Pain, people with chronic back pain  (CBP) who have experienced “some...

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Brian Barr Wins £357,000 Critical Illness Payout

Brian Barr Solicitors have managed to achieve a full £357,000 payout under a Critical Illness policy for Mr GR, a fibromyalgia sufferer.46 year old Mr GR was a successful company director who too...

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A Conference For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Sufferers

Patients living with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME and previously referred to the Somerset CFS/ME Service are being invited to attend an NHS conference in Yeovil. This annual event, taking place on ...

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