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Car Component Manufacturer Fined After Workers Suffer Burns

Car component manufacturer fined £1 million after workers suffer burns Delphi Diesel Systems Limited, a commercial vehicle and car component manufacturer, was fined after two workers suffered significant burns. On 11 July 2017, two company employees were burned by flammable chemical vapour. The chemical, used to clean the distillation tank part of a component washer, [...]

By |2019-09-08T19:39:18+00:00September 8th, 2019|Accident, Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Car Component Manufacturer Fined After Workers Suffer Burns

Companies Fined After Worker Injured In Fall

Companies fined after worker was injured due to a fall from height Fall from height is one of the most common type of accidents at work. Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) report revealed another case of a construction worker falling through a roof. On 23 January 2018, an employee of Zamperoni F.lli srl, an Italian [...]

By |2019-08-26T13:40:37+00:00August 26th, 2019|Compensation, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Companies Fined After Worker Injured In Fall

Cyclists At Risk From Potholes

Cyclists at risk from potholes It is no secret that local roads are in terrible condition. According to MPs, this has caused an increase in the number of cyclists that have been injured and cars that have been damaged. A report published this month and mentioned in The Times states that in the recent years, [...]

By |2019-07-25T20:03:28+00:00July 11th, 2019|Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Cyclists At Risk From Potholes

NHS Nurse Staged Crash For Cash Scam

NHS nurse staged ‘crash for cash’ scam to receive claim compensation. The term ‘crash for cash’ refers to people deliberately crashing into other vehicles or submitting false accident claims, says RAC. Their goal is to receive as much money as possible from the fraud. These scammers do not only receive money they are not entitled [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:56:27+00:00June 7th, 2019|Accident, Legal, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on NHS Nurse Staged Crash For Cash Scam

Two Employees Suffered Serious Accidents at Work

Two employees suffered work accident at the same company. Repeated incidents of workers’ injury can often occur when a company neglects to improve their safety measure, even after one accident has already taken place. Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) press release about a joinery exposes a company that did not take the safety of its [...]

By |2019-06-23T08:56:37+00:00June 1st, 2019|Accident, Compensation, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Two Employees Suffered Serious Accidents at Work

Holidaymaker Infected with Salmonella in Turkey

British holidaymaker infected with salmonella after staying at a Turkish hotel. A 51-year-old woman from Darlington decided to take a week-long holiday away with her husband, unaware that her supposedly luxurious Turkish hotel experience would end up causing her so much grief. Starting from May 20, the holidaymaker stayed at the Paloma Foresta Resort and [...]

By |2019-06-23T09:19:09+00:00May 7th, 2019|Claim, Compensation, Hospitals, Personal Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Holidaymaker Infected with Salmonella in Turkey

Beauty Therapist Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

Beauty therapist dies after a boob job and tummy tuck cause complications. A 36-year-old beauty therapist from Norwich died following cosmetic procedures. Louise Harvey paid £7,000 for breast enhancement and tummy tuck to be done at a private London hospital run by top UK cosmetic surgery firm Transform. Both procedures were done during the three-hour [...]

By |2019-04-17T11:29:23+00:00April 16th, 2019|Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on Beauty Therapist Dies After Cosmetic Surgery

1 – 3 MILLION People harmed by GP, dentist, walk in centre and chemists a year.

Errors made can include prescribing the wrong medication, failing to diagnose a fracture or cancer, extracting the wrong tooth, failing to spot a severe infection such as sepsis. However, in recent times the cases of failings in communication or delayed appointments and diagnosis have increased. GP’s have warned that there is a lack of Doctors [...]

By |2019-04-03T16:55:33+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Accident, Claim, Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Hospitals, Medical, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury, Solicitors|Comments Off on 1 – 3 MILLION People harmed by GP, dentist, walk in centre and chemists a year.

Has your solicitor taken too much?

Has your solicitor taken too much? Why your solicitor may not be entitled to deduct 25% of your damages. Since April 2013, the Government changed the rules around Solicitors costs and their success fees. Without getting too technical, it allowed Solicitors to deduct up to 25% of people's damages; to cover the loss of [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:24:38+00:00January 29th, 2018|Claim, Compensation, Costs, Legal, Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Professional Negligence, Solicitors|Comments Off on Has your solicitor taken too much?

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Pays £12m in Negligence Bills Annually The Liverpool Women’s Hospital faces huge compensation claim pay-outs as the number of women receiving negligent treatment grows. Shocking new figures have been released this week reflecting the huge amount of compensation claims that are paid out annually due to Medical Negligence. Because the Women’s [...]

By |2018-03-06T14:30:30+00:00January 17th, 2018|Clinical Negligence, Compensation, Costs, Hospitals, Legal, Medical Negligence, NHS, Personal Injury, Serious Injury|Comments Off on Liverpool Women’s Hospital Negligence Bills on the Rise