Personal Injury

North of England sees Rise in Serious Cycling Injuries

Figures published over the weekend by a police force in the North of England have revealed that the number of minor and fatal injuries suffered by cyclists within the region have fallen over the last ten years.

Holidaymakers Injured in Airports

Recently published figures have revealed that over 30 percent of holidaymakers have been injured within an airport; with injuries sustained including broken toes, sprained ankles and pulled muscles.

Academy Club win Personal Injury Battle

The academy of a Premier League football club has successfully defeated a personal injury claim issued by a young player, following a training injury.

Young Drivers Face Increased Accident Risk

Data compiled following a recent survey of drivers has found that young drivers are on average “over-confident” about their driving abilities, with in excess of 70 percent of young drivers claiming that they are better drivers than the average road … Continue reading

Council Pay Over £1 million in Personal Injury Compensation Over 3 Years

A report published earlier this month has revealed that a council in Wales made three personal injury claim payouts to the same claimant to settle a personal injury case, after the individual was injured whilst strimming grass.

SMEs Support Proposals to Tackle Workplace Accident Claims

Recently published figures have revealed that in the last five years, almost a quarter of small and medium sized businesses within the UK have had a workplace injury claim filed against them.

Council Has Highest Compensation Bill for School Injuries

Earlier this week, it was reported that a primary school within Scotland has been shut after three children were injured when roof tiles and plaster fell.

New Legislation Introduced for Dangerous Dogs

Each year a number of people within the UK are admitted to hospital for treatment on injuries caused following dog attacks; whilst recent figures have revealed that hundreds of “dangerous dogs” were destroyed last year.

Van Drivers No More Likely to be Involved in Accidents

According to recent figures, in excess of half of all road users have the impression that van drivers take less care on UK roads; with 57 percent suggesting that van drivers deserve the reputation of bad drivers.

Red Light Changes Proposed to Prevent Accidents

According to reports from earlier this week, traffic lights throughout the UK could stay on red for longer, to provide more time for pedestrians – particularly the elderly – to cross the road, and therefore prevent accidents from occurring.

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