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Judge Rules Employer Was Liable for Slip on Wet Floor

According to the Health and Safety Executive, slips and trips are the most common cause of...

Worker Wins Compensation for Fall From Ladder

Employers have a duty under the Work at Height Regulations 2005 to protect employees from falls...

Injured By Someone Else's Negligence? Take Legal Advice

Years pass and memories fade, but the consequences of negligence do not always recede and it is...

Teacher Kicked By Troublesome Pupil Wins £35,000

Injuries sustained at work can have devastating consequences and victims should not delay in...

Couple Who Adopted Severely Disabled Child Win £650,000

Lawyers who represent negligence victims can all give examples of extraordinary devotion and...

Suffered an Industrial Injury? See Us Without Delay

Where numerous people are injured by the same cause, the courts are well able to achieve justice...

Baby's Spinal Cord Damage Leads to Compensation Settlement

Difficult childbirths are not uncommon and normally the skills of medical staff ensure that all...

Supermarket Worker Wins Damages for Fish Cut Infection

A supermarket worker who cut her thumb while working on the fish counter has secured compensation...

Woman Wins Compensation for Car Park Fall

A woman who fell and twisted her ankle as she left a car park has succeeded in her claim for...

Health and Safety Policies Must Be Taken Seriously

When employees are working 'out of the office', their employer remains responsible for...

Alpine Coach Crash Victim Wins Damages Settlement

The psychological scars borne by road accident victims can be just as serious as their physical...

Haulage Company Must Compensate Electrocuted Driver

The health and safety obligations placed upon employers are onerous and failing to meet them in...

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...