Brian Barr Solicitors July 2011 Blogs

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New Fibromyalgia Study Needs Volunteers

A new study into the treatment of FM could give volunteers the opportunity to trial new medication and treat the condition.MAC Research is currently running the study at their specialist centres i...

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Employer Help & Support For Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Dear Brian,In 2002 I joined the NHS as an Oncology Engineer.  I had four bouts of viral illnesses in 2004.  My Manager refused to accept that there was anything wrong with me.  In April 2008 I ...

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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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Whiplash Injury & Fibromyalgia

QUESTIONI was recently involved in an accident.  Someone drove into the back of my car.  I developed a whiplash injury and that seems to have triggered Fibromyalgia.  I want to make a claim, bu...

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Ask Our Legal Expert About Fibromyalgia

Brian Barr are the leading Solicitors in England and Wales acting for victims of accidents that have led to Fibromyalgia.  We have already secured damages of well over six million pounds for FM victi...

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Defendant & Interim Payments

Dear BrianI am at my wits’ end. My solicitor has obtained a number of orders in my case for the Defendants to pay an interim payment and obtain a medical report, but the Defendants have simply n...

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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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Incorrect Information Appearing In Medical Records

The following question was posted in Fibromyalgia Family MagazineDear Brian,I have looked at my medical records and found that some information recorded in them is incorrect. I would like it t...

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Current Chronic Pain Treatments Are Insufficient

Current treatments for chronic pain syndrome are insufficient, and more research needs to be conducted into combining treatments, a leading fibromyalgia researcher has concluded.According to Den...

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Do You Have Legal Expenses Insurance?

Question: I have heard that litigation can take years, but I have had to give up my job and am having money problems. Is there anything I can do?Answer: If you are making a claim, check whether yo...

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