This week, a rather gruesome injury made the news when a man from Essex suffered quite bad burns whilst on the job at a Chelmsford engineering plant.
This week, news broke that the NHS has been made to pay for the mistakes of medical staff, awarding £37,500 in compensation following a botched surgery.
News broke this week how one poor man has decided to seek personal injury compensation after being Tasered by police in a case of mistaken identity.
It was a bad week for UK workers, with not one but two pretty nasty incidents involving head injuries recently that left employees reeling.
This week, two personal injury compensation awards were made for a total of more than £75,000 due to a personal injury at work and a medical negligence claim.
The ‘bullying epidemic’ in the UK has become a major headache for the nation’s schools, costing local councils nearly £110,000 in legal fees last year alone.
It’s been work accident claims as far as the eye can see lately, with the Health & Safety Executive putting the hurt on negligent employers.
No one ever said that working a regular job was the safest thing to do everyday, but most of the time you should be relatively safe from harm – but accidents still happen, and when they do, they tend to be quite serious!
It’s been another bad week for both manufacturing workers and their employers, as two instances of personal injury at work bring massive fines and legal fees to bear on two different companies.
It seems like it’s been a bad week for firms, with all too many businesses being dragged before the magistrate to settle matters with the Health and Safety Executive after employees suffering personal injury at work.
It seems like it just doesn’t pay to be a copper today, considering how if you’re not causing road traffic accidents, you’re ending up costing your local authority thousands in personal injury compensation awards for work accident claims.