The so-called “compensation culture” has spread to Northern Ireland with the revelation that PSNI has paid out more than £50 million in just three short years.
Fraudulent personal injury claims made against insurance policies are becoming more and more of a problem, according to the nation’s insurance providers.
This week, it seems like that for every story that has claimants winning big on their personal injury claims there’s another where the injured are sent packing.
It’s no big secret that accident claims fraud is a serious problem in the UK, but the courts are slowly but surely catching up with scammers in a major way.
Some days it just doesn’t pay to get out of bed: not one but two manufacturers are likely facing costly injury claims after serious work injuries.
When it comes to personal injury compensation claims, it’s all right to dream big – but don’t be afraid to take a modest win if you can.
One man has recently prevailed on his work-related injury claims that he made against his former employers after they accepted liability for the permanent damage he sustained after years of using vibrating tools on the job, it was recently reported.
One Northamptonshire-based adhesive company employee lost his left thumb in a gruesome printing press accident whilst on the job, according injury claims experts familiar with the case.
The prime minister has been urged once more to abandon the plans of his government for no win no fee legal agreement reforms by the parents of Madeleine McCann, according to recent reports.
Equestrian enthusiasts such as livery yards, riding schools, and riders have all been warned against no win no fee claims, with one legal firm stating that proper liability insurance must be in place to avoid costly personal injury compensation claims.
One woman from Surrey has made a personal injury compensation claim for a faulty hip implant that left her in agony, according to personal injury claims specialists writing for BBC News.
After a six year old girl had to have both of her legs removed due to a medical condition when she was ten months old, her father has made a medical negligence claim on her behalf against the NHS foundation trust of the hospital where the procedure was performed.
The government has recently taken a vow to reduce the fees paid to personal injury solicitors for injury cases such as car accident claims as the campaign continues to eradicate spurious and costly claims that lead to higher insurance premiums.
One businesswoman and mother of three from Surrey recently won a personal injury compensation claim after suffering from a botched cosmetic surgical procedure.
After receiving heart treatment as children that left them both with brain damage, two teenagers who made medical negligence claims against a Bristol area hospital have recently been awarded £500 million in personal injury compensation.
After an unsuccessful claim for damages based on the disruption of their lives by a nearby landfill, one group of residents from Ware recently lost their battle for personal injury compensation in the High Court.
Thanks to new developments in the world fo accident claims, cases with possible personal injury compensation awards of £50,000 or less can now be initiated online.
A seriously injured soldier was awarded just £570,000 in personal injury compensation from the MoD, despite the permanent and life-changing severity of the injuries for which he filed his accident claim.
A work accident claim filed by an oil rig worker against his employers resulted in a £160,000 personal injury compensation award for serious injuries sustained to the worker’s hand.
Recently conducted research that local authorities have had to deal with an upswing in car accident claims brought against them due to issues caused by potholes left unfilled.