Stress at work 'highly common following recession'

In the wake of the global economic downturn, many people have felt stressed in their jobs due to factors such as the threat of redundancy and wage cuts as companies seek to reduce…


Arm injury could lead to compensation pursuit

Ray Wright, a former army serviceman, had his right forearm severed when it came into contact with the moving parts of a baling machine while he worked at a depot managed by Trans…


Filling you in about the new pothole definition

Lambeth Council has just announced that a pothole must be 1.5 inches deep before they will consider repairing it. Other councils use ‘dustbin lids’, ‘golf balls’ and ‘dinner plate…


Helping the aged: is health care for the elderly good enough?

The key findings of a new report about care of the elderly in the UK. Plus: a look at ways of treating elderly patients with the dignity they deserve


Compensation claims may follow asbestos-related illnesses

An examination showed that Trevor Pitman died of mesothelioma - a condition that affects the inner-cell lining of the lungs - in March this year at the age of 92, while Patricia M…