Local councils paid out £2.25m last year for personal injuries sustained in classrooms, playgrounds and sports fields, according to new figures released under the Freedom of Information Act.
Specialist loss adjuster QuestGates recently announced its intention to appoint a new director of its personal injury claims operations in order to bolster its Liability division.
In the wake of a legal dispute concerning liability for the event, a Shrewsbury gas explosion has resulted in several victims caught in the blast to file personal injury compensation claims.
A joiner who got a hernia due to lack of proper training in his workplace has been awarded personal injury compensation.
According to DEFRA, a quarter of a million people in the UK are bitten by a dog and around 3,800 of them need to attend an accident and emergency department for treatment after the attack.
Is our own stupidity putting us at risk of personal injury? There are many obstacles out there just waiting to injure us but if we were a bit more vigilant we could just prevent accidents that lead to lengthy personal injury claims.
A recently resolved personal injury claim has led to a ruling that has provided new hope to hospices that provide care for those suffering from lung cancer mesothelioma which found that an engineering company would be liable to pay a portion of the costs towards care of a former employee.
Harrowgate legal services provider Ashworth Law recently announced it will be launching a personal injury claims department in order to expand its client services portfolio.
Unfortunately personal injuries do happen in the workplace even though there are a large amount of health and safety rules and regulations that employers must comply with.
After a mammoth 12 year legal battle, Manny Helmot has been awarded record personal injury compensation of nearly £14 million.
Proposals from Lord Young’s report on health and safety were leaked to the press over the weekend and this has caused concern amongst personal injury solicitors.
Last week a former clergyman was awarded substantial medical negligence compensation after doctors failed to discover that he had a brain tumour.