Lawyers have been kept on their toes this week after two new reports of recent personal injury compensation cases were made known to the public.
Personal injury lawyers for two individuals injured at their respective places of work have won both injured workers personal injury compensation.
Local authorities and the NHS have been paying through the nose when it comes to personal injury claims lately, according to this week’s news roundup.
While it seems they have nothing in common, both a whiplash claim and a claim for asthma both made big news this week.
Edinburgh will soon be the home of a new, specialised court just for personal injury claims – and personal injury lawyers are tripping over each other to praise the new move.
This past week, it seemed that the NHS just kept putting its foot in it with the number of blunders committed by hospital staff and medical professionals across the country, resulting in medical negligence claims and even one instance of security roughing up a pair of parents!
Consumer campaigners have been incensed after it’s been revealed that whiplash injury claims have gone down by 10 per cent in Worcester over the pas 12 months, yet there are people living in the area that are still paying massive insurance premiums.
Personal injury solicitors have been working overtime lately when it comes to bringing injury claims against local authorities for hundreds of thousands of pounds in compensation – but some councils have had quite enough of that, thank you.
It seems like everyone’s gone barmy when it comes to personal injury compensation, just because of the new Legal Aid law that’s going into effect in April of 2013 – and apparently insanity is a bit contagious, if you judge by the last week’s trending news stories.