Teacher wins her compensation case, loses out on damages

While a teacher who has been on full sick pay for several years has prevailed in her unfair dismissal claim made against her employers, the woman’s personal injury compensation payout has been denied by an employment tribunal.

Personal injury solicitors feeling financial pressures

Personal injury solicitor firms are feeling the heat in the current economic landscape, as highlighted by the sudden death of one Manchester-based firm’s staff being made redundant and its ongoing cases sold on – while luckier firms face consolidation and market shake-ups instead.

Devon holiday park site of personal injury at work

A Devon holiday park was the site of a personal injury at work as one of its employees sustained serious physical harm when he was caught in a collapsing trench, personal injury solicitor experts recently reported.

New no win no fee proposals minor step in right direction

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has welcomed the House of Lords’ decision to exempt industrial disease victims from the no win no fee proposals in the new Bill currently being debated in Parliament.

Manufacturing worker suffers personal injury at work

The employee of a manufacturing firm based in Warwickshire suffered a personal injury at work after a power press crushed his hand, leading to the man’s employer to be prosecuted by the Government’s Health and Safety Executive, personal injury solicitor experts recently reported.

Nestlé employee suffers fatal personal injury at work

One Nestlé employee lost his life in a recent fatal personal injury at work that has led to massive fines for the company and could lead to an accident solicitor firm bringing suit on behalf of the slain man’s family, experts say.

Costa Concordia survivor insulted by cruise discount offer

One survivor of the wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship expressed his insult at being offered a 30 per cent discount on a future cruise by Costa Cruises, the firm responsible for the ship, according to personal injury solicitor experts.

Leicester man to make personal injury compensation claim

One man from Leicester is set to make a £250,000 personal injury compensation claim after he suffered a broken ankle during a day out at an amusement park, according to injury solicitors familiar with the case.

Tesco ordered to pay £44.5k in personal injury compensation

One major supermarket chain has been told it must pay a sum of £44,500 in personal injury compensation to an elderly shopper who sustained serious personal harm after being struck by a pallet truck at a Leicester branch.

Birmingham man found guilty of personal injury fraud

One man from Birmingham was found to have been attempting to defraud his car insurance company, resulting in his personal injury compensation claim being thrown out of court and being told to pay more than £24,000 in court costs for the chicanery, personal injury solicitor experts recently reported.