Personal Injury

Awareness Week Aims to Prevent Child Accidents

As part of National Child Safety Week, which is taking part this week, both parents and children are being advised to take steps to prevent accidents during the morning school rush.

Summer Sees Rise in Dog Attacks

Statistics recently published have revealed that during the summer months, partly as a result of more people being at home, the number of postal staff injured following “dog attacks” increases by a third.

Crash for Cash Claims Increase

Data released earlier this month (June) has revealed that over the last year, there has been a significant increase in the number of “crash for cash” claims.

Fall from Height Leads to Life Changing Injuries

Reports from earlier this week have revealed how a young father from Yorkshire suffered life-changing injuries, after being involved in a fall from height within the workplace.

Worker Forced to Retire Following Workplace Injury

According to reports from earlier this month, a nursing assistant from Lincolnshire has been required to retire from work, following injuries suffered in a workplace incident.

Fall in KSI’s on London’s Roads

Recently published figures have revealed that accidents on London’s roads, which resulted in serious or fatal injuries, declined overall last year compared to 2012.

Measures to Tackle Exaggerated Personal Injury Claims

Over the weekend, it was reported that the government are looking to introduce new laws which will clampdown on “ambulance chasers” and bogus whiplash claims, in an attempt to reduce insurance fraud.

Injuries Sustained as a Result of Road Defects

Potholes are a common site on roads throughout the UK, especially following winter months. However, unrepaired potholes can lead to accidents occurring and injuries being sustained – and according to recent reports, one council has paid in excess of £10,000 … Continue reading

Fall from Height Sees Firm Fined

Last month (May), a West Midlands based business was fined after an employee suffered serious injuries, following a fall from a ladder.

Dog Attacks Increasing

Earlier this year, new laws came into force which bring with them tougher penalties for those whose dogs attack and / or injure someone else. However, despite the new laws being introduced, there have still be numerous reports of dog … Continue reading

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