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How To Survive Christmas With Fibromyalgia

Christmas can be a particularly overwhelming time for Fibromyalgia sufferers.  As if shopping in the crowds, getting the decorations up and preparing Christmas dinner was not enough to worry about; t...

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Is My Insurance Company Spying On Me?

If you are making a large claim for damages secret filming of you is given. It is very likely that the other side will try to obtain covert footage of you at some stage during your litigation. The pur...

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Connection Between Chronic Pain & Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

A recent study, published in the journal Biological Psychiatry, has provided more evidence for researchers’ long-held beliefs that there is a connection between post-traumatic stress disorder and ch...

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Can I Claim Under My Income Protection Policy?

Dear Brian,I have been very unwell and unable to work. I have made a claim under my income protection policy. The insurance company are prepared to pay out under the policy, but they are deducting...

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Switching Solicitors – What One Client Had To Say

"From the first conversation I had with Brian, I was amazed at his friendliness. To be honest, I was actually going to bypass him because I thought a solicitor that happy couldn’t be any good!Wh...

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Tips For Fibromyalgia Sufferers To Survive In Winter

For Fibromyalgia sufferers, every season presents its challenges, but Winters are particularly difficult. Not only does the cold and damp tense up muscles and increase pain; it also triggers a whole l...

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Fibromyalgia Compensation Claims & Submitting A Good Witness Statement

Dear Brian,I developed Fibromyalgia following a road traffic accident. I am involved in an ongoing accident claim.  My solicitor has asked me to produce a witness statement dealing with my Fibrom...

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Remember, Remember the 5th of November!

It’s that time of year again. With just a few days to go till Guy Fawkes Night, shoppers are out in force buying fireworks or planning on taking their families to public firework displays.But fo...

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Will I Receive Adequate Compensation Following My Car Accident?

Dear Brian,I was involved in a car accident in March 2009 and my claim is due to go to trial in 3 months. My solicitors have obtained reports from a Rheumatologist and a Psychiatrist and the Defen...

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Has My Solicitor Been Negligent Regarding My Fibromyalgia Claim?

Dear BrianI was involved in a road accident in 2006. I never felt better after the accident and in 2008 I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I had been well before the accident and I told my solicit...

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