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HJA Personal Injury team shortlisted for Eclipse Proclaim 2016 Award

29th September 2016

HJA’s Personal Injury team has been shortlisted for the Claimant Personal Injury Team of the Year award at the 2016 Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards. Commenting on the announcement Vidisha Joshi, partner and Head of Personal Injury department said “I am delighted that the work of our brilliant team has been recognised” The winners will be…

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Inquest concludes into death of 23-year-old narcolepsy sufferer

11th August 2016

The coroner at the inquest into the death of 23-year-old Peterborough woman who developed narcolepsy after receiving the pandemic swine flu vaccine in 2009 has today returned a narrative verdict highlighting the causal link between the vaccine and the chronic sleep disorder she suffered from. Nursery assistant Kathryn Clack (“Katie”) developed narcolepsy, a chronic, neurological…

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Hodge Jones & Allen expands PI team with latest hire

4th August 2016

Law firm Hodge Jones & Allen has boosted its personal injury team with the appointment of Louise Jukes from Prolegal Solicitors. Louise specialises in critical injury cases where claimants have sustained amputations, head injuries, multiple orthopedic injuries, brachial plexus (neck and shoulder nerve damage), spinal injuries and cauda equina (spinal nerve damage). Her experience includes…

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Inquest set to open into death of 23-year-old narcolepsy sufferer

1st August 2016

Date: Wednesday 3 August 2016 Time: 9.30 Location: The Town Hall, St Mary’s Hill, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2DR The inquest into the death of 23 year-old Peterborough woman Kathryn Clack (“Katie”) will open on Wednesday 3 August. Katie developed narcolepsy after receiving the pandemrix swine flu vaccine in 2009 and died on 23 September 2014…

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Judge overturns England’s refusal to provide treatment to 17 year old woman with narcolepsy

16th June 2016

In a judgment delivered today at the Royal Courts of Justice, Mr Justice Collins has overturned NHS England’s decision to refuse funding for a drug, Sodium Oxybate (brand name Xyrem), used to treat narcolepsy. The Claimant, S, is a 17 year old woman with narcolepsy and cataplexy, a serious condition causing disruption to night-time sleep,…

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