You may think your job is dangerous, but imagine for a minute suffering a personal injury at work whilst working for your local police.
It doesn’t matter if you’re a teacher or a pupil – schools in the UK are apparently incredibly dangerous places according to the newest compensation figures.
Everyone knows that you can quite easily smash your head open on a trampoline, but apparently it’s just as dangerous handling a laptop nowadays as well!
If you ever doubted that accident claims can cost massive amounts of money in personal injury compensation, you need go no further than this week’s news!
For some reason it seems like the news has just been positively thick with stories about objects and even people falling from height and causing trouble lately.
It’s tough to deal with a personal injury at work, and the stories in the news this past week are a perfect indication of just how difficult it can be.
Whether you’re on the job at a worksite or you’re just going about your duties in a factory setting, it seems as if you’re almost guaranteed to hurt yourself!
Not everyone can say that they truly love what they do for a living – in fact you might even say your job is ‘for the birds’ – kind of like this one poor bloke.
INDUSTRY ROUNDUP FOR THE WEEK ENDING 11 FEB 2013 The Health and Safety Executive has prosecuted the Legoland theme park after a repair job on a roller coaster went terribly wrong for one of its employees. The park, located in Berkshire, had been undergoing maintenance on the ‘Dragon Coaster’ ride in order to remove two […]
A personal injury compensation award in the millions of pounds has been awarded to one mother who ended up with paralysis from the waist down after surgery.
Bingo has never been so dangerous: one pensioner nearly lost his life when his car windscreen was demolished by an unsecured barrier at a local Bingo hall.
It was revealed this week that a serious personal injury at work involving a piece of machinery that was poorly guarded has resulted in fines for one employer.
Botched surgical procedures have led to massive personal injury compensation payouts by the NHS for medical negligence over the years, new research reveals.
While bacon is one of those wonderful foods that nearly everyone enjoys eating, it was revealed this week that one man has reason to dislike the foodstuff.
While it won’t bring back the leg he lost while under bungled medical care, one hospital patient recently received a large personal injury compensation payment.
This week it was revealed that a cyclist that suffered life-changing injuries after a road traffic accident with a police car will bring a compensation claim.
It’s a bad day for one pub landlady this week after she had to make a personal injury claim after a nasty from a fall from height from an attic ladder.
A serious hand injury suffered on the job by one employee has led to his Kent-based employer to face serious fines from the Health and Safety Executive.
Whether you’re a patient or an employee, hospitals seem to be one of the least safe places to be in the country according to this week’s latest news stories.
Defending a losing injury claim can be an expensive proposition, as it was revealed this week that costs to insurers and local authorities are very high indeed.