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Back injury at work compensation amount

26th October 2016

We all know there is very little that is more painful or more debilitating than a back injury. Everyday we expect to come home from work in the same state we started, maybe a little more tired after a hard days work, but we don’t expect a back injury that impedes upon our day to […]

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Average compensation for soft tissue injury

26th October 2016

How Much Compensation Can You Expect from a Soft Tissue Injury? What is a Soft Tissue Injury? A soft tissue injury is one which affects skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or nerves, or an injury to any other part of the body which doesn’t involve broken bones and so on. If you’ve suffered such an injury […]

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I had an accident at work what are my rights

26th October 2016

Employers in the UK have a duty of care to their employees, and generally work hard to provide a safe working environment. However, it is an unfortunate fact that workplace injuries still happen that were caused by an employer’s wrongdoing. If you find yourself in this situation, it is important to understand your rights and […]

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How much compensation can you claim for a spinal injury?

17th May 2016

If you have been involved in an accident then you may be able to put in a compensation claim for any injuries that you have received. The amount that you are able to claim will vary depending on a variety of factors, including the seriousness of the injury, medical costs, psychological issues, as well as the […]

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How to go about claiming compensation for a brain injury

13th May 2016

Lives can be dramatically changed as a result of brain or head injuries. The effects can last just a short while, or they can be permanent, impacting the victim and their family members in a number of different ways. Support is sometimes needed from loved ones or from professionals for a short amount of time […]

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How common is Cancer misdiagnosis?

10th May 2016

There are over 2.5 million people in the UK who have been diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, about 25 per cent of people in the UK are facing poor health conditions and instability in cancer treatment. One out of every three people in the UK is affected by cancer, and thousands diagnosed with it annually. Since […]

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How can you prove medical misdiagnosis when making a claim?

6th May 2016

Some things in life are priceless; it’s hard to put a number on the value of life itself, or the quality of life afforded by your standard of health. But when either of these are negatively impacted by medical misdiagnosis, it’s possible to make a compensation claim. It won’t turn back the clock, but it […]

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How long after an accident at work can you make a claim?

3rd May 2016

How long after an accident at work can you make a claim? People tend to put off claiming for an accident at work, maybe to concentrate on their recovery, or maybe because they want to immediately confront their employer. Maybe you just want to concentrate first on getting back to work. The day-to-day living that tends to accompany […]

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Who should investigate an accident at work and what is the procedure?

26th April 2016

Accidents in the workplace are not uncommon. In fact, they are the biggest causes of missed work days. Different working environments pose varied risks to workers and it is the responsibility of a company to minimise them. Accidents in the workplace can cause illnesses, injuries, or even deaths. Statistics indicate that about 250 employees die […]

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The first things to do when you’ve been in a road accident

22nd April 2016

When you are involved in a road traffic accident there are a number of things you must do, both by law and common sense. Clearly the first thing to do is to identify if anyone is injured, or if an animal had been involved and injured, and what damage is immediately identifiable. It is also […]

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Do I have a case for medical negligence?

19th April 2016

There is no doubt that the work done by a doctor or nurse is not easy. However, this does not excuse any medical practitioner from liability when he or she disrupts the life of a patient or makes it difficult. Since medical employees in the UK are employees of the National Health Service (NHS) or […]

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How much is a slip and fall claim worth?

5th April 2016

If you sustained injuries due to a slip and a fall while on someone’s property, you may need to launch a claim for compensation against the property owner. Among top factors that will motivate you to pursue compensation is the amount you will receive from the claim. The worth of your slip and fall claim […]

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How to make a sports injury claim

28th March 2016

How do I know if I qualify for a claim? Sports injury claims do have a criteria framework just like other injury claims. A sports injury claim may pertain to an injury incurred while participating in a specific sport. It’s also there to make provision for sport spectators on the side as accidents and injuries […]

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How Much Can I Claim for a Head Injury?

9th March 2016

A head injury can be minor like open wounds and bumps that can be treated using easy procedures. In other instances, head injuries may include brain damage, which could mean loss of memory, cognitive impairments and behavioural changes that can significantly impact on one’s living. If you sustained head injuries after an accident, you will […]

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How Much Compensation Can I Claim For a Road Traffic Accident?

20th February 2016

Every year, thousands of people are involved in road accidents involving cars, buses, motorbikes and lorries. If you’ve been in a car accident, a personal injury team will be able to put together a legal claim on your behalf in order to claim you compensation. The amount of compensation that is able to be claimed […]

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Do I need to report a road accident to the police?

10th February 2016

When you’ve been involved in a road accident, whether you need to report it or not will depend on any injuries suffered by another party and/or whether you have given the necessary details at the accident scene. The Road Traffic Act 1988 (section 170) provides further clarification on your responsibilities following a collision. Essentially, the […]

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How Long After an Accident at Work Can You Make a Claim?

30th January 2016

After an accident at work leading to injuries, there is some length of time that should pass before coming to terms with the nature and severity of the injuries sustained. Even small injuries and pain may prevail for weeks or months after the incident before you are able to give an actual assessment of the […]

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Do you need to see a doctor if claiming for whiplash?

18th January 2016

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries people experience when involved in a car accident, caused by damage to the neck due to the sudden impact and stop. The term refers to the neck’s unnaturally fast movement forward and back, like the crack of a whip, which can result in tissue and muscle damage. The […]

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Lawyers call for NHS compensation claims shake-up

22nd October 2015

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has called for change of attitudes in the NHS in relation to compensation claims for the health service’s medical blunders.  Lawyers at APIL have argued that major savings could be made to the NHS if it were to cut out needless injuries and adopt a professional and efficient […]

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Schools pay £1.5m in injury compensation cases

6th October 2015

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has called for change of attitudes in the NHS in relation to compensation claims for the health service’s medical blunders.  Lawyers at APIL have argued that major savings could be made to the NHS if it were to cut out needless injuries and adopt a professional and efficient […]

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Beach slip leads to £13,500 injury compensation

1st October 2015

A lady who slipped and fell down a set of steps whilst visiting a beach with her family has successfully claimed £13,500 in injury compensation. She broke her elbow, requiring surgical insertion of metalwork. The compensation claim covered both the injury suffered, and the financial losses incurred by the lady’s husband having to spend time […]

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Pastry chef compensated after slip injury at work

20th June 2015

A pastry chef has successfully pursued an injury compensation claim with the help of specialist personal injury solicitors after being injured in an accident at work. The woman was employed in a garden centre restaurant and was placing cakes into a walk-in-freezer when she slipped on fluid that had been left on the floor. She […]

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Injury lawyers welcome new duty to apologise

27th May 2015

A new legal duty on medical and social care staff to apologise and tell patients when something has gone wrong, has been welcomed by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). “Honesty and transparency is a huge step forward as the majority of those injured just want an explanation of what went wrong and why, […]

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Cyclist injured in road accident secures £13,500 in compensation

11th April 2015

John Priestley was cycling along Watnall Road in his home city of Nottingham, when a car recklessly pulled out from a side road and knocked him off his bicycle. An ambulance was called and John was taken to Queen’s Medical Centre in Nottingham for treatment. The force of the collision and his subsequent fall caused […]

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Myths about injury compensation

20th February 2015

Produced jointly by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the Trades Union Congress. Personal injury compensation is the subject of much myth and misunderstanding. APIL fights negative perceptions when possible, and actively tries to educate the public about the difference between a simple accident, which can never result in a successful claim, and negligence […]

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Shopper compensated after slip accident at supermarket

10th January 2015

A woman has successfully pursued an injury compensation claim after being injured in an accident at a supermarket. The lady was visiting her local supermarket and was walking along one of the freezer aisles when she slipped on a pool of water which had been left on the floor. She fell and suffered a painful […]

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Cleaner injured in fall awarded £4,600 compensation

10th January 2015

Paul Strange, a technical services operator, was asked to clean a large bread oven at Premier Foods’ Avonmouth bakery. However, there was not a ladder or other safe means of access down onto the oven floor. In order to gain access, Paul had to climb over the oven wall and use a crankshaft fitted to […]

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Can you claim compensation for an injury suffered on holiday?

16th November 2014

If you’ve had an injury abroad whilst on holiday, you may not know that you can still make a claim. And not only that, you probably don’t even need to use overseas lawyers – your claim can often be resolved here in Wales. If you’ve gone away on a package holiday, it’s most likely that […]

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Broken-leg girl receives £10,000 after climbing wall accident

9th November 2014

A mobile climbing wall company has paid £10,000 in accident compensation after being found to have improperly supervised a minor who was climbing without a safety rope. After climbing to the top of the wall, 15 year-old Jade Raynor, let go in order to drop back down – not realising that the supervisor hadn’t attached […]

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Tripping on a broken pavement usually causes little more than a grazed knee – for some though, it can result in broken bones or worse – here’s how to claim…

17th October 2014

Part of the council’s job is to keep public spaces safe and in good condition Have you ever walked over broken or uneven paving slabs and thought “there’s an accident waiting to happen”? Well, count yourself lucky as chances are, someone else won’t see it. We tend to think of tripping on a loose or […]

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Nursing Assistant receives injury compensation after unprovoked violent attack

27th September 2014

More than £13,000 has been awarded in injury compensation after an NHS Foundation Trust worker was attacked at work. Andrew Eurich and a colleague were escorting a patient down a corridor using standard restraint techniques when the patient barged into him with force, resulting in Andrew falling into a fire door and tearing the cartilage […]

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Britain’s most dangerous jobs – Daily Telegraph article

27th September 2014

Some of the jobs which cause the most fatalities and injuries in the UK are not the ones you might usually expect. Builder In the UK builders are putting themselves at risk – 39 people died in the construction industry between 2012 and 2013, the majority of them by falling from a height. According to […]

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Accident victim of careless driving receives injury compensation

4th September 2014

David Tucker from Burton on Trent was walking across a pedestrian crossing on Eastern Avenue, Lichfield, when a driver who had failed to stop at a red light hit David side on knocking him to the ground. The 57-year-old underwriter was knocked unconscious and was taken to Burton Hospital for treatment. A broken knee left […]

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Insurers pay compensation after drunken behaviour leads to injuries

14th August 2014

A recent case shows how drunken horse-play can lead to injury – but also that compensation can successfully be claimed in these cases. In the incident, a lady had returned home from a night out with her then boyfriend who was somewhat the worse for wear. For reasons best known to himself he decided to […]

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School kitchen worker compensated for shoulder injury

14th August 2014

A kitchen worker at Pengar School in Llanelli, who was left in agony after continually lifting sacks of potatoes onto a trolley, has secured thousands of pounds in compensation from Carmarthenshire County Council. The potato peeling machine in Tina Bowen’s school kitchen had been broken for a long period of time. As a result, she […]

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Security guard compensated after slip injury on wet floor

31st July 2014

An injured man who had to take four months off work, and undergo knee surgery after slipping on a wet floor caused by a leaking tap has secured a £6,000 injury compensation settlement from his employer. Colin Hillyard from Cheltenham was working at his company’s site in the town in September 2009 when he slipped […]

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Making personal injury claims against uninsured or untraced drivers

31st July 2014

There are around 25,000 incidents every year in the UK involving uninsured drivers. Accidents happen – it’s a fact of life. It’s also the reason why we take out insurance. But if someone else is at fault, then it’s that person’s insurance that pays for any damage or injury you suffer. So what happens if […]

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Man crushed at work to receive injury compensation

24th July 2014

An engineer who was feared dead when a metal-cutting tool, weighing about one tonne, fell on him from a height of 13 feet is to receive £70,000 in accident compensation for his pain and suffering. David Hynds will also receive compensation for loss of earnings and pension, although details have yet to be finalised.

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£70,000 compensation payout for workplace cancer victim

17th July 2014

A pensioner has successfully claimed injury compensation for damages after proving that his working conditions had led to nasal cancer. The timberman, Peter Spillet, had spent a quarter of a century working on the coast, repairing jetties, piers and wharfs. The work meant that he inhaled a significant amount of wood dust without proper safety […]

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Meningitis brain injury compensation claim

14th July 2014

A Bristol hospital is being sued by a mother who claims her daughter suffered a serious brain injury when doctors failed to diagnose a rare form of meningitis. Clare Day now needs 24-hour support as a result of the damage caused to her brain by the tuberculosis meningitis in 2010 and is not capable of […]

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Bridgend man wins injury compensation case against McDonald’s security guards

30th May 2013

A self-employed man who suffered severe head injuries after being attacked by security guards has been awarded injury compensation after help from solicitor Anthony Welsh. The bricklayer, Ian de-Schoolmeester from Bridgend, was attacked after he and a group of friends were told to leave a branch of McDonalds in Cardiff, in December 2010. The security […]

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£7,700 awarded after pavement trip accident

26th May 2013

A man injured after tripping on a pavement located within a recently completed housing estate, has received £7,700 in accident compensation from the building company responsible. A section of the pavement had fallen significantly, leaving an unexpected ‘step’ which caused the tripping injury. The housing estate had only recently been completed, and so the injured […]

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Injured care worker wins accident compensation after assaults at work

18th May 2013

An injured care worker who needed to give up her job after being repeatedly attacked by a violent teenager has been awarded accident compensation. The local Borough Council admitted liability after it was shown that the youth should have been moved to a secure unit as soon as his violent behaviour had been identified. Instead, […]

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Finger crush injury man receives £11,000 accident compensation

14th May 2013

A factory worker who suffered a crushed finger as a result of a faulty crane mechanism has successfully sued his employer for accident compensation. His injury lawyers were able to show that he had received insufficient training in operating the crane. As a result of the lack of training, he had not realised that the […]

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North Wales Police target motorcycle accidents in safety drive

14th May 2013

Officers from North Wales Police will be stopping and talking to bikers “to educate them about the dangers” of riding in “challenging” areas like Snowdonia. Operation Focus, now in its 10th year, is being run by police hoping to reduce the number of bike-related accidents and deaths. Officers will patrol roads where traffic collisions are […]

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£4,000 awarded to car accident victim

18th January 2013

A parked motorist who suffered injuries to his back, neck and knee in a road accident has been awarded £4,000 in compensation. He was minding his own business waiting for a friend whilst parked at the side of a main road when the incident occurred. Another driver, travelling at speed, misjudged the distance and crashed […]

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Injured student in £147,000 compensation award

5th January 2013

A student has successfully claimed £147,000 in compensation for the serious injuries she sustained having been knocked down by a car whilst she was on her way to university. The car pulled out into her path and hit her at speed, causing her to suffer a fractured spine. This resulted in her having to undergo […]

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Caerphilly cleaner compensated after accident at work

28th December 2012

A cleaner who fell over on an unlit path whilst working at the Arriva Trains Canton Depot has received an accident compensation payout following a successful injury claim against their employer. The lady from Pwllypant Caerphilly was on her way to start the night shift cleaning trains, when she fell over building debris, turning her […]

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Bus accident man seeks compensation for whiplash and back injury

15th December 2012

A bus passenger is seeking accident compensation after suffering a back injury as a result of an accident involving the bus he was travelling on. The man was one of five passengers who needed injury treatment at a local A&E department after the bus driver braked sharply during their journey. All were later discharged with […]

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Riding fall and injury results in £63,000 compensation award

12th November 2012

A lady who had been thrown from her horse as a result of a low fly-past from a military helicopter has successfully claimed over £60,000 from the Ministry of Defence. The MoD accepted liability for the accident, which resulted in serious injuries including a broken hip. Initially the injured claimant had contacted the Ministry of […]

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Compensation for train trolley injury at work

19th October 2012

A train employee has been awarded over £10,000 in accident compensation after suffering a serious back injury. The accident occurred on a moving train as a result of an unsecured food trolley. The lady was working in the catering area when the train braked sharply, resulting in the trolley shooting forwards and crashing into her […]

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Six figure injury compensation for widow after fatal road accident

16th September 2012

A lady represented by specialist Personal Injury lawyers has successfully claimed a six figure compensation sum from defendant insurers following the death of her husband in a road traffic accident. The deceased, James Nicholl, was months away from retirement, having spent years as a professional van and lorry driver.  The accident occurred as Mr Nicholl […]

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Five figure injury compensation for lung disease

15th August 2012

A man who developed lung disease as a result of exposure to oil mist at his workplace has secured a five-figure injury compensation settlement as a result of the successful negotiations of his specialist industrial disease lawyers. The man worked as a machine operator on a production line on which oil-cooled machinery was used.  During […]

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Increase in medical negligence compensation claim payouts

20th July 2012

The NHS paid out a total of £98 million in 2011 – a rise of £42m from the previous year according to recently released figures.   The number of claims made has increased by nearly 80% over the last five years. In addition, the statistics show that almost 10% of compensation claim cases are filed as […]

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Slip at work leads to £12,000 injury compensation payout

18th July 2012

A Polish cleaner who suffered a serious knee injury after a slipping accident at work has received £12,000 in compensation from an out-of court settlement negotiated by his solicitors.  The injury was sustained whilst he attempted to move a 30kg wooden sawbuck on flooring which was subsequently found to be dangerous. The cleaner had been […]

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Supermarket admits fault in accident claim case

13th July 2012

An elderly gentleman has been awarded a four-figure injury compensation sum after bringing a successful accident claim against a local supermarket.  The compensation claim was brought by the pensioner after he badly fractured his foot as a result of slipping on a wet floor. The 80 year old’s legal team were able to establish that […]

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Motorbike accident leads to £650,000 compensation award after horrific knee injury

11th July 2012

An electrician and promising Thai Boxing athlete has received a massive injury compensation payment following a motorbike accident.  The accident resulted in his knee being dislocated and left him with serious ligament and nerve damage. Despite a series of five corrective operations over a five year period, the man’s injured knee is still extremely weak.   […]

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HGV driver receives injury compensation award after road accident

26th June 2012

An HGV driver who ended up in plaster when his vehicle crashed onto its side has successfully claimed injury compensation.  The accident was investigated by the police who found that injured driver was not at fault, and that the vehicle’s owners had failed to properly maintain it. Despite the haulage company’s attempts to fight the […]

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Big Mac injury claimant takes a £1,100 bite from McDonalds

14th May 2012

McDonalds have paid over £1,000 accident compensation to a man from Cambridge after he was injured by a piece of metal that had ended up in his quarter-pounder. Kevin Smith’s meal at the McDonalds restaurant was brought to a sudden and painful halt when he unwittingly bit down onto a small piece of aluminium lurking […]

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Mechanic wins £100,000 accident compensation after loss of eye

3rd February 2012

A man who worked as a mechanic at a bus company has won £100,000 injury compensation following an incident in which he lost an eye. Ross Carey has lost all vision in his left eye when a metal fragment flew into it while repairing a bus. Despite emergency surgery, doctors were unable to restore his […]

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Hospital pays £5,000,000 medical negligence compensation to child

24th January 2012

A 10-year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been awarded a seven figure injury compensation package due to hospital mismanagement of her care when she was an infant. The injury compensation deal includes both a lump sum compensation payout of £5,000,000 and annual compensation payments of between £50,000 and £100,000 to pay […]

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Oven chip in £2,200 accident compensation payout

18th January 2012

A woman from Leeds who lost a double filling when it was knocked out by a hard lump in an Aunt Bessie oven chip has received over £2,000 in injury compensation. When Susan Stapylton, 60, complained to Aunt Bessie’s, she was initially offered a £5 voucher from the manufacturers as injury compensation.  She said: “I […]

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Hotel guest awarded £6,500 compensation payout after chair collapse

1st November 2011

A hotel guest was who suffered a back injury following an accident at a hotel has successfully claimed £6,500 in compensation.  The woman tumbled to the ground during a family meal after the chair she was sitting on collapsed from under her. As a result of the accident, the woman suffered soft tissue injuries to […]

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Brynmawr man to pay compensation to dog bite victim

22nd October 2011

Mark Smith, 52, was ordered to pay £250 to Pamela Young after she was bitten on her left calf by Smith’s dog, a black collie cross breed called Prinze, in April this year. Mr Smith pleaded guilty at Caerphilly Magistrates Court to charges of allowing his dog to be dangerously out of control in a […]

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Outdoor market shopper awarded £30,000 compensation

9th September 2011

A woman who suffered a fractured shoulder, as well as head & neck pain following an accident at an outdoor market has received a £30,000 compensation award.  The woman needed to take time off work as a result of the accident, and was not able to return to her previous job role, leading to a […]

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Damages awarded to cyclist hit by uninsured driver

9th September 2011

A cyclist who suffered a broken wrist and a sprained ankle when hit by a negligent uninsured driver, has been awarded compensation by Market Harborough Magistrates’ Court. The driver told the Court that sun was in his eyes and he didn’t see the cyclist approaching as he came out of a turning.   The court convicted […]

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Settlement for supermarket slip

9th August 2011

A customer who suffered injuries after slipping on a grape in a Peterborough supermarket has been awarded over £10,000 in compensation. Supermarket managers admitted their failings, which led to the man’s injuries: “We have thorough processes in place to ensure our store floors are kept clean to prevent anyone from slipping or falling. “We’re extremely […]

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Hearing claim win for Bin Man

30th July 2011

A 50-year-old Greater Manchester man has received a compensation payout for tinnitus and deafness after years of being exposed to excessive noise in his workplace. During his 30 year career the man was never offered protection such as ear defenders, despite regularly being exposed to noise levels in excess of 90db. He commented, “I was […]

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Accident at work warehouseman wins £4,500

20th July 2011

Paul Pritchard suffered his injury whilst packing heavy aeroplane components for the Mitie Group.  The incident left Mr Pritchard with injuries which took over eight months to heal.  His employer admitted blame for the accident, and £4,500 in compensation was awarded. Mr Pritchard told his local newspaper: “I was off work for almost four months […]

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£14,000 compensation for child injured in road traffic accident

13th July 2011

A child who suffered serious injuries after he was hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing, has been awarded £14,000 in compensation. The three year old child was knocked down by a Vauxhall Cavalier, while crossing a road hand in hand with his mother near to their home in New Ferry on the Wirral.  […]

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Man suffers injury in workplace prank

22nd May 2011

A compensation settlement has been agreed in the case of a factory worker whose colleague leapt onto him at work, resulting in him suffering serious back injuries. William Jones, 46, was bending down to pick up a tool when a colleague jumped onto his back as a joke. Mr Jones heard a popping noise in […]

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Compensation for nursing home resident scalded in Bath

22nd May 2011

A resident in a nursing home, who suffered 40 per cent burns when she was lowered into a bath of hot water, has been awarded substantial compensation for the injuries she suffered. Jeanette De Bono, 28, suffers from a rare neurodevelopmental disorder and has lived in a nursing home for most of her life. She […]

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Beauty therapists awarded RSI compensation

6th May 2011

Two women who had to abandon their careers as beauty therapists, after they developed chronic repetitive strain injury (RSI) whilst working for Virgin Atlantic, have had the level of their compensation awards determined in the High Court.  Virgin Atlantic accepted liability for the injuries but contested the amount of compensation claimed. The Court awarded Mrs […]

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Court awards £9,600 for shop worker’s ladder fall

6th May 2011

A shop worker who slipped and fell while reaching for a box has won compensation of £9,600. Elizabeth McLachlan was employed at a branch of the Early Learning Centre in Glasgow as a senior sales assistant. A customer wished to see the size of the box for a toy tractor, to see whether or not […]

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Child knocked down at crossing receives £14,000

24th March 2011

A young boy who was hit by a car at a pedestrian crossing has been awarded £14,000 in compensation. The child who was three years old at the time of the accident, and his mother were both hit by the vehicle. The accident occurred because the driver, who was uninsured and was also disqualified from […]

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Nurse awarded compensation for lifting injury

24th March 2011

A nurse who injured her back whilst treating an overweight patient has won her claim for compensation in the High Court. The nurse was attending the patient, who weighed more than 20 stone, in his own home in order to change the dressings on ulcers on the soles of his feet. To do so, she […]

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£10,000 damages for bus injury

27th January 2011

A disabled man who was injured whilst travelling on a bus that was being driven erratically has won £10,000 in compensation. The man, who had pre-existing brain injuries, got on the bus in his wheelchair. The wheelchair area was occupied by able-bodied passengers who did not move, so he wedged himself against a partition, applied […]

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Injury compensation payout for icy path fall

27th January 2011

A recent case serves as a reminder to occupiers or owners of premises which are visited by the public that they have a duty to take timely action to prevent injuries caused by ice or snow where they know, or ought to have known, that there was a risk of an accident. A woman fell […]

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Paralysed teenager wins record damages

27th January 2011

A teenager who was left almost completely paralysed by a road accident has been awarded a settlement estimated to be worth more than £17.5 million. Chrissie Johnson was 16 when the car in which she was a passenger collided with a lorry in 2006. After the accident, Ms Johnson was in intensive care for 10 […]

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£55,000 damages for chip shop fall

25th January 2011

A man who fell onto a concrete floor in the fish and chip shop where he worked has won £55,000 in compensation. The man was placing some stock in an overhead storage area when the accident happened. He slipped and fell through a ceiling hatch onto the floor below, sustaining serious injuries. The man had […]

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Geraldine Gardiner

Tripping Accident

Awarded £2,000

Diane Jones

Industrial Illness

Awarded £5,000

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