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Rugby Union Player Cleared of Recklessly Injuring Opponent

Those who take part in contact sports necessarily accept some risk of injury. The High Court made...

Fatal Accidents at Work

Before the introduction of the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 , an...

Compensation for Trips and Slips at Work

Two recent cases illustrate that employers need to be vigilant in assessing tripping and slipping...

Woman Injured Loading Gazebo Into Van Wins Damages

Gazebos are used by all kinds of organisations when attending events up and down the country. It...

Unsafe Trench Accident Leads to Settlement for Injured Woman

When a council had to dig a trench along a street in order to carry out road works, it created a...

High Court Orders Pioneering Treatment for Asbestos Victim

If you are diagnosed with asbestos-related cancer, you should immediately seek legal assistance in...

Warehouse Accident - Who Was to Blame?

When someone is injured at work in a preventable accident that was not their own fault, it is not...

Paramedic Wins Compensation for Fall

A paramedic who was badly injured when a man he was assisting fell onto him has secured...

Asbestos Exposure Widow Wins Six-Figure Compensation

The dangers of asbestos were first identified in the 1930s but people are even now dying as a...

Councils Pay Out More Than £2 Million for Pavement Trips

In the year to May 2018, councils in the UK paid out more than £2.1 million in compensation...

Diners Struck Down With Salmonella Win Damages

Expert legal advice is essential for those injured or made ill during a leisure activity, as was...

Family of Mesothelioma Victim Recover Hospice Care Costs

A recent case saw the family of a woman from West Yorkshire, who died after being diagnosed with...

Music Teacher Secures Compensation for Fall From Stage

A music teacher who suffered a serious leg injury when she fell off a stage at the University of...

Airline Steward Bitten By Venomous Insect Awarded £13,000

Almost every job involves at least some risk and, if you are injured at work, specialist lawyers...

Woman Wins Compensation for Lift Fall

Whilst most slips and trips are minor, the consequences are not always short-lived, as was...

Over 2,500 Deaths from Mesothelioma in 2016

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), widespread use of asbestos-containing products...

Bus Accident Victim Guaranteed Substantial Compensation

The negotiating skills of lawyers who represent accident victims can be just as important as their...

Former Ship Welder Wins Asbestosis Compensation

A former welder who worked for a shipbuilding company for 37 years has received provisional...

Package Tour Operator Not Responsible for Tourist's Ordeal

Package tour operators are under a duty to ensure that their clients' holidays are of a reasonable...

Musician Wins Right to Compensation for Hearing Damage

A viola player who suffered hearing damage during a three-hour rehearsal of Wagner's Ring Cycle...

Paramedic Wins Compensation for Ice Slip

Every employer has a duty to provide employees with suitable personal protective equipment or...

Woman Wins Damages Over Noisy Neighbours

Noise from neighbours is a common source of nuisance and can be very disruptive. It can be a...

Parents Triumph in Rare 'Wrongful Birth' Compensation Claim

Becoming a parent should be a joyful moment but, unfortunately, things do not always go according...

Pleural Plaques Actionable if Symptomatic, Rules Court

One of the big points of contention in recent years in cases involving exposure to asbestos is the...

Care Home Burns Victim Awarded £1.5 Million Compensation

Lightning does sometimes strike twice in the same place and some people very sadly suffer more...

Harmed By Asbestos? We Can Help

The consequences of exposure to asbestos frequently take decades to emerge and, in seeking...

Punishment Beating Ex-Soldier Wins £1 Million From MoD

Whether an injury is the result of negligence or deliberate action, obtaining legal advice is the...

Council's Failure to Grit Icy Car Park Not Negligent

When a man slipped on ice in a Swansea car park and sustained injuries, he brought a case against...

Injured On a Cruise Holiday? Compensation May Be Due

The sea is a very different legal environment from dry land and those who suffer injury on board...

Vibration White Finger and Employers' Duties

The risk of permanent disability arising from prolonged use of vibrating tools has been well known...

Girl Awarded Seven-Figure Compensation for Birth Injuries

Giving birth is normally a happy event but, if things go wrong and your baby is injured, taking...

Knowing Your Target the Problem in Accident Damages Case

A tragic ending to a family holiday led to a dispute which was only resolved in the Supreme Court....

When Does a Passenger Disembark From a Vessel?

When can a passenger be said to have embarked or disembarked from a vessel? The Court of Appeal...