93% of Brits support government clampdown on whiplash claims

An overwhelming majority of Brits are completely fed up with the personal injury compensation sector, with a massive 93 per cent supporting any government clampdown on accident claims involving whiplash, a new survey recently discovered.

Are lawyers encouraging GPs to exaggerate claimant injuries?

While the joke of the ‘ambulance chasing’ personal injury solicitor firm is an old one, now it seems that some personal injury lawyers are following the ambulance right into the hospital, with new reports emerging that GPs are being encouraged to exaggerate when asked about the nature of claimant’s injuries.

APIL calls for action on asbestos-injury last resort fund

The victims of asbestos exposure in the UK have been fighting hard for recompense for a while now, and the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers wants them taken care of by calling for action to be taken on a last resort fund to be set up by the Government and the insurance industry.

HSE prosecutes dental practise in Yorkshire for work injury

The Health and Safety Executive is often involved in personal injury compensation cases against employers who may have erred in keeping their workers safe, such as a recent incident involving the receptionist of a dental practice located in Yorkshire falling through the building’s skylight and suffering serious harm.

Woman injured in crash abroad launches car accident claim

A woman left seriously injured in the wake of a crash whilst abroad in Poland has launched a car accident claim for in excess of £300,000 in personal injury compensation, according to a writ recently submitted to the High Court of London.

Health care worker fractures kneecap, HSE prosecutes

The Government’s Health and Safety Executive has prosecuted the employer of one female health care worker after she slipped and fell on a wet floor at an Ipswich hospital, fracturing her kneecap, it was recently revealed. According to work accident claim experts, Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital was called before Ipswich Magistrates’ Court in order to …

Cemetery worker receives £65k in personal injury compensation

One cemetery worker was recently awarded in excess of £65,000 in personal injury compensation in the wake of sustaining serious personal harm after falling into the grave he had been preparing, work accident claim experts recently reported.

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