The Health and Safety Executive has taken an egg production firm based in Bromsgrove to task after learning that one of its employees lost two of his fingers in a gruesome accident at work, experts say.
One cyclist that was paralysed following a devastating road traffic accident has gone in search of a personal injury compensation award in excess of £300,000 from the driver that struck him, it was recently reported.
A waste recycling firm was found to have taken inadequate steps to protect its workers from lead poisoning, leading to its prosecution by the Government’s Health and Safety Executive, according to work accident claim experts familiar with the incident.
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.
Birmingham City Council has spent nearly £5 million in personal injury compensation after five years’ worth of successful work accident claims were made against it, industry experts recently reported.
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.
The government was recently told not to abandon those Brits needing to make accident claims by the incoming president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers at the APIL’s annual conference, experts say.
After it was found that errors made by hospital staff during his birth led to his severe brain damage, one nine year old boy has been given a medical negligence compensation award of £6 million.
Justice secretary Kenneth Clarke recently announced that those victimised by domestic violence will not lose access to legal aid in order to provide no win no fee lawyers in civil cases they bring against civil partners.
Some industry experts say that politicians may be seeking the easy way out in blaming no win no fee lawyers for social issues because it is easier to pass the blame than it is to accept it and work towards suitable solutions.
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 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.
Yet another horse rider has been denied personal injury compensation from the Appeal Court in the wake of a head injury she suffered when she was thrown from her mount, accident claim experts recently said.
Work accident claim experts recently reported that two workers suffered injuries in a pair of unrelated accidents at a lead smelting works in Derbyshire, leading to two firms facing prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive.
The Liberal Democrats are preparing for a fight over the newest iteration of the legal aid bill returning to the Commons tomorrow, as activists, celebrities, and charities have all come together to urge Lib Dem MPs to oppose the bill due to proposed funding cuts that could see too many left with no ability to bring accident claims.
While it has been nearly a decade since it was closed, one injured woman’s motorcycle accident claim was recently reopened after the Court of Appeal found faults in her original legal proceeding.
According to accident claim experts writing for the North Devon Journal, a spin-cycling enthusiast prevailed on the personal injury compensation claim she made against a local gymnasium after the pedal of the exercise bike she was using during a class broke suddenly, catapulting her off the piece of fitness equipment and causing injuries to her finger.
Prosecutors for the Health and Safety Executive brought a work accident claim against a scaffolding company’s former boss after two employees were injured in a scaffold collapse, accident claim experts recently said.
Recent research has revealed that the NHS is drowning under a massive number of medical negligence claims for birth injuries that could cost more than £250 million in personal injury compensation payouts.
Work accident claim experts say a carpenter recently lost two of his fingers in a grisly incident on the job in Westminster.