Personal injury solicitors have won thousands of pounds for injured Leicestershire council workers over the past few years, according recently released official figures.
Whilst the majority of personal injury solicitors are complaining about the government’s plans to ban claims management and insurance companies from selling victims details to lawyers, a couple have spoken out in favour of the proposals.
Jack Straw, the former Home Secretary, wants to see the government cut in half the amount of money personal injury solicitors receive when they administer motor insurance injury claims.
After discovering that three workers have been exposed to asbestos fibres, the highly toxic substance linked to several respiratory ailments including the deadly lung cancer mesothelioma, their employer has been fined by the HSE.
An accident with a fork lift truck has led to a serious personal injury at work for one employee of Lancashire company who sustained severe head injuries.
After one woman lost her husband to mesothelioma, a particularly aggressive form of lung cancer linked to exposure to asbestos, personal injury solicitors for the widow have won her a £258,520 personal injury compensation award for her husband’s death.
A pedestrian recently won more than £450,000 in personal injury compensation after his leg was crushed in a road accident.
Personal injury solicitors recently said that one small child was seriously injured after a streetlight component fell and struck her on the head while the light was being serviced by an engineer.
A botched egg prank on a schoolgirl has turned rotten for one Sunderland man, after he has been ordered to pay out £1,000 in personal injury compensation.
Two workers at a Liverpool dock sustained personal injury at work after they were jolted by 6,600 volts of electricity, personal injury solicitors report.
According to personal injury solicitors familiar with the details surrounding with the incident, one West Yorkshire pallet firm employee partly severed two of his fingers whilst on the job.
One London handyman suffered a personal injury at work, prompting the Government’s Health and Safety Executive to prosecute the man’s employer, a wholesaler based in London.