Here’s one that’s going to make you question your sanity: the Ministry of Defence just paid out £709,000 in personal injury compensation for a case of bullying.
There are personal injury claims nightmares like having to deal with 15 claims, and then there are even worse nightmares – like 160 claims or more.
The scope of personal injury claims in the UK is so large that while some people end up literally paying and arm and a leg. others injuries fall on deaf ears.
The whole row over the so-called ‘compensation culture’ is hotting up once again, and this time the injured are facing off against fraudsters in a major way.
The Health and Safety Executive might have said that the number of fatal instances of personal injury at work may be on the decline, but injuries still happen.
No one ever said that it would be busy earning a living with your hands, but it’s downright dangerous to your health as well!
Everyone knows that personal injury at work can lead to serious repercussions, and not just Health and Safety fines – work accident claims can be killer!
It’s a bad week to be a copper, as police have been under fire for engaging in what some critics have called spurious personal injury compensation claims.
It’s an old adage, but it’s especially apt considering the news stories this week: if you’re lifting and carrying anything, be careful to avoid any injuries.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Being a law enforcement official can be a dangerous job sometimes: injured police officers from Lancashire have claimed thousands in damages after making work accident claims.
One factory worker will be making a work accident claim after a machine he was working trapped and burnt both of his arms – an incident that has led to his employer being fined by the Health and Safety Executive.
Work accident claim experts say that one thirty seven year old demolition worker was caught in a gas pipe explosion on the job, with his forearms and face suffering serious burn damage as he cut through a gas pipe he had been told had been inactive with an angle grinder.
One stonemason is looking for in excess of £200,000 in personal injury compensation after he was severely injured in an accident at work, it was recently reported.
An accident at work has left one joiner paralysed and the parish council he had been working for with both a serious fine and the responsibility to pay the injured man personal injury compensation, it was recently reported.