Category: Personal Injury

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Do You Have a Cavity Wall Insulation Claim?

If unsuitable or defective cavity wall insulation has resulted in dampness and mould growth in your property, you may be entitled to bring a cavity wall insulation claim – not only to rectify the...

Fatal Injury Rate in the UK

Fatal Injury Rate in the UK

The UK consistently has one of the lowest fatal injury rate across the EU according to HSE statistics. Thankfully fatal injuries, classed as a personal injury resulting in the death of an injured person,...

Selling Data: Are Insurance Companies Guilty?

Selling Data: Are Insurance Companies Guilty?

Are Insurance firms selling data? So Jack Straw’s claims that insurance firms are selling data to personal injury lawyers for up to £1,000 doesn’t come as a massive surprise, but it has left me...

Personal Injury Solicitors – How They Help with Compensation

Personal Injury Solicitors – How They Help with Compensation

Personal injury solicitors always differs based on experience, expertise and specialism, but what stays the same is their focus on providing financial compensation to those who have been the victim of a personal injury....

Sunbed Burn: Shop Owners Could Face Claim for Damages

Sunbed Burn: Shop Owners Could Face Claim for Damages

UK SUNBED owners could find themselves facing sunbed burn claims for damages following a landmark case in Australia. Jay Allen, 35, regularly used sunbeds over a four-year period at two Fitness First centres. He...

Medical Defense Union: Shocked by Costs Increase

At the rate medical negligence expenses are increasing, The Medical Defense Union states that total sum could cost each taxpayer an astonishing £1,000 a year. Defendants of medical negligence claims called out to end...

Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

Common Causes of Workplace Accidents

The common causes of workplace accidents revealed by the HSE’s data are slips, trips and falls, and manual handling injuries; all accidents that are potentially avoidable. According to the Health & Safety Executive’s (HSE’s)...

Do Tattoos Cause Hepatitis?

Do Tattoos Cause Hepatitis?

Do tattoos cause hepatitis? The risks of tourists acquiring hepatitis as a result of getting tattoos, piercings or pedicures while abroad has recently been emphasised by an Australian health organisation Helen Tyrrell, the CEO...

NHS NICE Report Danger Levels

NHS Staff Ratio Guidelines Fail to Set a Dangerlevel

New guidelines on NHS staffing levels have been criticised for failing to indicate a minimum nurse-to-patient ratio for high-quality care. The guidance, issued in July by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), is designed to flag-up dangerously low staff numbers in relation to patient need.

Compensation Culture – A Solicitor’s Viewpoint

Compensation Culture – A Solicitor’s Viewpoint

The first thing to consider is what do people really mean when they talk about a compensation culture? Are they referring to a compensation culture amongst accident victims of exaggerating or making up their...

Claiming for Injury – 4 Top Tips

Claiming for Injury – 4 Top Tips

Tip 1: Claiming for injury: act fast. It can be very important to make sure begin your claim as quickly as possible following an accident for a number of reasons. Firstly there are time...

Personal Injury Advice:  Some Things That You Should Know

Personal Injury Advice: Some Things That You Should Know

For the uninitiated, a personal injury can be said to an injury or illness, physical or mental, caused due to negligence of another party.

Whiplash Claims – The Truth

Whiplash Claims – The Truth

It seems perverse for a government that has a stated aim of reducing the public sector that there is a never ending diatribe (much ill informed) on whiplash claims, health and safety etc which is...

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Should I Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Filing a personal injury or clinical negligence claim is a tedious task and lengthy procedure but personal injury solicitor services are there to help.

The Compensation Culture Debate

The Compensation Culture Debate

Personal injury solicitor firms do not provide compensation to their clients; they simply provide legal advice to their clients.