West Midlands demolition firm prosecuted

A West Midlands-based demolition firm has been prosecuted by the Government’s Health and Safety Executive after learning one of their teenage workers lost an arm in a horrific injury, according to work accident claim experts familiar with the case.

Woman has finger amputated due to medical negligence

One woman who had an amputation carried out on her finger after several mistakes were made on the part of medical staff has recently won her medical negligence claim against the NHS Trust responsible for the hospital where the incidents occurred.

New no win no fee rules ‘wrong and unfair’

Proposed changes to the way no win no fee legal claims work in libel and privacy cases would leave ordinary citizens having to deal with rules that are both ‘wrong and unfair,’ according to a libel reform campaigner group.

Medical negligence leads to £6 million compensation payout

Medical negligence on the part of mental health professionals led to a £6 million personal injury compensation payment after a thirty three year old patient was left with brain damage after he was prescribed the incorrect medication regime.

Woman charged £2,500 for injuries from dog attack

One woman was recently told to pay £2,500 in personal injury compensation after her dog attacked a 74 year old pensioner without provocation, even as she denied her dog’s actions just seconds after the incident, accident claim experts recently reported.

Disabled twin nets £2.5 million from his car accident claim

After comparing a twenty year old man to his twin brother in order to determine how much personal injury compensation he should be entitled to, the twin – disabled as the result from a road traffic accident at the age of eight – has recently been awarded £2.5 million, legal experts recently reported.

School fined in wake of pupil’s serious injuries

The pupil of a secondary school located in Colchester sustained severe personal injuries when a pile of timber boards fell and struck him, leading to the school being fined by the Health and Safety Executive, accident claim experts recently reported.

Child suffers serious injuries at celebrity-owned safari park

A safari park owned by a celebrity and her husband was the site of a young child’s serious injuries recently, leading to health and safety breach prosecutions and a possible personal injury compensation claim for the young boy’s injuries, accident claim experts recently reported.

Legal aid bill defeated in House of Lords for ninth time

The House of Lords has shot down the ninth iteration of the new legal aid bill in a recent vote by peers where issue was taken with mandatory telephone advice line use, personal injury compensation experts recently revealed.

Team building exercise leads to personal injury claim

A bank executive shattered her ankle at team building exercise recently, resulting in her launching a personal injury claim against the Guildford indoor cimbing centre where the injury occurred, accident claim experts say.

Pensioner from Somerset launches medical negligence claim

A pensioner from Somerset recently made news for launching a medical negligence claim against his general practitioner for more than one million pounds in personal injury compensation on the grounds that the GP’s inaction has left him wheelchair bound, experts say.

Car accident claim nets scooter rider £5.5 million in damages

A car accident claim made by a scooter rider from Devon has seen the injured man awarded a personal injury compensation payout of £5.5 million in order to provide for his round the clock care needs, experts say.

Horse riders responsible for their own safety, says court

According to the Court of Appeal in London, riders take their safety into their own hands upon mounting a horse, as the court has recently rejected a personal injury compensation claim from a woman who sought recompense for a riding accident that saw her needing 20 surgical procedures on her face.

HSE prosecutes Merseyside bedding company for work accident

The Health and Safety Executive has prosecuted a bedding company based in Merseyside after one of its workers lost a thumb and three fingers in a machine used to make duvets, work accident claim experts recently said.

David Cameron draws fire for health and safety comments

Prime Minister David Cameron has drawn fire from the personal injury compensation sector for his statements calling health and safety legislation a burden on business in the UK, where he referred to the legislation as ‘an albatross around the neck.’

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