Jack Straw calls claims management firms ‘parasites’

Former home secretary and justice secretary, Jack Straw, recently gave evidence to the Transport committee during its car accident claim cost probe, calling claims management companies ‘parasites’ within the personal injury compensation system.

Staffordshire man launches personal injury compensation claim

One man from Staffordshire has decided to bring a personal injury compensation claim against Blackpool Council for the serious head injuries he suffered upon falling on the Promenade steps of the town.

North East councils pay out £200k+ on personal injury claims

Teachers and pupils sustaining injury in schools across the North East have made more than £200,000 in personal injury claims against the region’s councils, recently released figures indicate.

Bedfordshire Police pay out £45k on work accident claims

The Bedfordshire Police Force has made personal injury compensation payments to the tune of £45,894 on three work accident claims that had been made by employees that had suffered injury in the course of their work, according to a freedom of information request.

Worker crushed to death at car parts firm in County Durham

One worker suffered a fatal personal injury at work at a car parts firm in County Durham, as a production line jam led to him being crushed to death, accident claim experts familiar with the case recently said.

Telehander incident results in personal injury at work

An incident involving a reversing telehandler resulted in a personal injury at work for a visiting worker at an Exeter company, leading to a prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive, accident claim experts recently reported.

Colchester schoolgirl wins medical negligence claim

After her medical treatment left her catastrophically injured, one Colchester schoolgirl has won a serious medical negligence compensation package in the millions of pounds, according to personal injury compensation experts.

Government vows to cut fees paid in car accident claims

The government has recently taken a vow to reduce the fees paid to personal injury solicitors for injury cases such as car accident claims as the campaign continues to eradicate spurious and costly claims that lead to higher insurance premiums.

Former hip implant promoter makes medical negligence claim

One former hip implant promoter has recently decided to make a personal injury claim against the manufacturer of the hip implants after she was left in excruciating pain from her own implant surgery, medical negligence experts say.

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