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Almost Two Thirds of Female Prisoners Have Signs of Brain Injury, Research Shows

Malcolm Underhill
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Nearly two-thirds of prisoners at a women’s jail were found by researchers to have signs of brain injury, suggesting they may have suffered a traumatic head injury at some point in their lives. Of 173 female prisoners surveyed at...

Former Vauxhall Factory Worker Claims Asbestos at Work Killed Wife

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A former Vauxhall factory worker who says he gave his wife asbestos-related cancer by being close to her after work is suing his former employer for £1m following her death. John Carey worked at Vauxhall Motor’s Luton and Dunstable sites...

Unsafe Medical Implants Given to UK Patients

Malcolm Underhill
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Unsafe medical devices that have not been adequately tested have been routinely used in patients in the UK, throughout the EU and around the world, a new investigation has uncovered. Devices including pacemakers, hip and knee replacements, and spinal...

Victim Personal statement

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It was once the case that following conviction of an offender, the courts would, when it came to sentencing, only take account of the nature of the offence and the individual before them. However, for many years now the courts have also taking account of the...

MoD Alert: Sea King engineers may have been exposed to asbestos warning

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It has long been established asbestos poses a significant risk to human health, but few people would know this deadly material has been used in our military aircraft since for decades.  The Ministry of Defence (MoD), recently issued an alert confirming...

Child Sexual Abuse and its Impact on Development, Self Esteem and Relationships

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Transcript: Malcolm: I am Malcolm Underhill a solicitor who specialises in acting for survivors of childhood, sexual abuse. With me today is Rosemary Lamaison, who is a counsellor and is interested in a range of areas but particularly, in relation...

Support For Victims of Abuse: Is Enough Being Done to Facilitate Recovery From Abuse?

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Transcript: I'm Malcolm Underhill a solicitor who specialises in acting for survivors of childhood sexual abuse . Much has been done in the last two years to support survivors… victims of childhood sexual abuse, but in my view, we're...

Football Coach George Ormond Guilty of Sexually Abusing Boys

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On 4 th July 2018, a former football coach for Newcastle United, George Ormond, was found guilty by Newcastle Crown Court of carrying out 36 individual acts of sexual abuse against 18 boys between 1973 and 1997 and sentenced to 20-years in jail. ...

Abuse at UK Boarding Schools: Why Do Victims Come Forward Decades Later?

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Transcript of the video Malcolm: I'm Malcolm Underhill, a solicitor who specialises in acting for survivors of childhood sexual abuse . With me this morning is Rosemary Lamaison , a counsellor who works with a range of clients, but is...

Brain Injury Victims and the Criminal Justice System

Malcolm Underhill
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Suffering a traumatic brain injury can have a serious impact on a person’s physical and mental abilities, as well as potentially causing profound changes to their personality. While in most cases these issues are relatively minor and manageable,...

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