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Brian Barr Win £125,000 For Fibromyalgia Claim

When Mrs L refused to accept her previous solicitor’s advice to take only £3750, they dropped her case. She instructed Brian Barr Solicitors and obtained a settlement of £125,000.Mrs L was inv...

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Using Social Media & How It Can Affect Your Case

Tis' the season to be jolly. Suffering from fibromyalgia shouldn't stop you from celebrating Christmas, but remember, if you have an ongoing legal case regarding your fibromyalgia, you must be extreme...

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Will Going On Holiday Jeopardise My Fibromyalgia Compensation Claim?

On Twitter this evening, I was asked the following question: "If I go away on holiday, will publicising this on my Facebook page prejudice my Fibromyalgia claim?”. It has been known in the past th...

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Making A Claim Under Permanent Disability

On Twitter today, I was asked the following question: "How long would you have to wait before making a claim under permanent disability? Suffering with CRPS/Fibro". As soon as it looks like the disa...

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Post Your Fibromyalgia Questions To Brian Barr On 24th November

Were you involved in an accident or work related injury that triggered your Fibromyalgia? Would you like to know whether you can make a claim? You can now post your legal questions online!I will...

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Taking Sick Leave Due To Workplace Stress

Dear Brian,I went on long-term sick leave from my job due to workplace stress. I have been working about 70 hours per week (this was not considered unusual) and I was ill-treated by senior-managem...

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Is Yoga Better Than NHS Treatment For Chronic Back Pain?

Yoga can provide more effective treatment for chronic lower back pain than the more conventional methods of GP care, according to a new study.The research, carried out by the University of York an...

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Setting Up A Facebook Support Group

Do you feel that you are suffering in silence? Would you like to connect with other pain sufferers in your local community? Why not set up a Facebook group? It only takes a few minutes, and it’s fre...

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Taking Legal Action Following A Physical & Sexual Assault

Dear Brian,I was physically and sexually assaulted by a resident of a Care Home where I was working in February 2008.  I have since suffered panic attacks, anxiety, depression, post traumatic str...

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My Solicitor Is Advising That I Accept A Modest Offer

Dear BrianI am involved in a Court case.  I had an initial very supportive report from a Doctor.  The Defendants made a modest offer which my Solicitor recommended we should reject.  The expert...

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