Lib Dems prepare for fight over legal aid bill

The Liberal Democrats are preparing for a fight over the newest iteration of the legal aid bill returning to the Commons tomorrow, as activists, celebrities, and charities have all come together to urge Lib Dem MPs to oppose the bill due to proposed funding cuts that could see too many left with no ability to bring accident claims.

David Cameron draws fire for health and safety comments

Prime Minister David Cameron has drawn fire from the personal injury compensation sector for his statements calling health and safety legislation a burden on business in the UK, where he referred to the legislation as ‘an albatross around the neck.’

MoD to pay out personal injury compensation for mesothelioma

According to one recent newspaper article, the Ministry of Defence is poised to pay out a million pounds in personal injury compensation to the families of three workers who suffered fatally from mesothelioma, an asbestos related disease.

Personal injury claims payments down in Ireland

Payments from insurance companies in Ireland for personal injury compensation have been in decline recently. Ireland’s Injury Board has recently issued a statement that insurers should pass on savings to consumers through the reduction of premiums.

Work accident claim results in more lost fingers

The manufacturing industry is notorious for work accident claims due to negligence on the part of an employer. Time and again employers are issued warnings by the Health and Safety Executive on how to avoid accident claims, but still workers continue to become injured.

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