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Smiler blame could take years; in India, 5k+ claims resolved in a day

In the UK, it’s revealed that the fault for the Smiler incident may take years to find; in India, 5k+ motor claims settled in one sitting. Talk about worlds apart.

Alton Towers: prosecutions expected over Smiler calamity

Lawyers acting on behalf of seriously injured passengers in Alton Towers rollercoaster calamity fear prosecutions may follow HSE investigation.

Clinical Negligence Claims could be first Casualty of Higher Fees

New Govt rules could stretch some law firms’ cashflow to breaking point. Higher issue fees mean clinical negligence cases could be turned down.

Solicitors fee for low-value RTA claims capped at £500 from May

Insurers turn table on personal injury solicitors as fees for low-value RTA accident claims capped at £500. Fear now for claimants’ redress & 20,000 solicitors.

Employee to make work accident claim after factory incident

One factory worker will be making a work accident claim after a machine he was working trapped and burnt both of his arms – an incident that has led to his employer being fined by the Health and Safety Executive.

Postman falls from van, makes £11,000 work accident claim

After falling from his van and sustaining injuries in the process, one postman recently received a £11,000 personal injury compensation claim when he prevailed on his work accident claim against his employer.

Teenager injured in floor collapse, may make accident claim

When Leah Frederick went out for a bite to eat on her birthday, she didn’t expect to end up being rushed to the hospital after being caught in the collapsing floor of a local takeaway pizza shop in St Helens, accident claim experts writing for the local newspaper recently reported.

APIL says insurers, government needs to face the facts

The government and the nation’s insurance industry need to face the facts when it comes to the responsibilities they have towards the injured, according to the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.

HSE prosecutes building firm after woman’s injuries

After a woman who had been waiting at a bus stop was struck by a piece of machinery that had fallen from an office block, the Health and Safety Executive has prosecuted the building firm responsible for the incident, according to accident claim experts familiar with the case.

Network Rail to face accident claim for slip and trip injury

Network Rail will soon be facing an accident claim made against them by one London woman for the slip and trip injury she suffered at Edmonton Green Station.

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