Personal injury

Association of Personal Injury Lawyers

www.apil.org.uk

A variety of general information on PI issues for the general reader and a members only section. Information exchange and CPD sections provide particularly useful material.

Association of Child Abuse Lawyers

www.childabuselawyers.com

Redesigned and revamped site now aimed also at lawyers and other who want to join (at a price). There are currently no Scottish members. The blog is useful for keeping up-to-date with relevant cases.

Health and Safety Executive

www.hse.gov.uk

A staple for all sorts of free official information for the public and the specialist with a lengthy links section and downloadable guidance and Codes.

Netdoctor

netdoctor.co.uk

Excellent generalist medical site including links to medical encyclopaedias from the home page. The NHS Choices website (www.nhs.uk) is also excellent for general research into medical conditions and treatments.

Grays Human Anatomy

www.bartleby.com/107/

The whole 1918 edition text complete with illustrations, free.

ExpertWitnessScotland

www.expertwitnessscotland.info

This site provides an alternative to using paper directories or just asking around when looking for expert witnesses. The site is run by the Law Society of Scotland with W Green. Try also ExpertSearch Limited which has a UK-wide range, and lots of useful links: www.expertwitness.co.uk.

Brain Injury Association

www.headway.org.uk

This is a very useable site suitable for lawyers and others containing practical information on these types of claims.

Ogden Tables

tinyurl.com/7zxghtr

The complete set of tables from the Governments Actuary’s Department. This link is to the 7th edition, published in October 2011.

PiCalc

www.picalculator.co.uk

Really useful collection of instant and simple online calculators for interest, inflation, net wages, age, retirement etc. calculations. Useful in areas apart from PI. Free trial period available.