Skip to content

Call freephone 0800 884 0321



Latest Personal Injury News

small news image

15.08.2013.

Derby manufacturer in court after worker's injury

Benjamin Tracey, 32, of Braintree, was conducting his daily duties, which involved cleaning blockages in industrial machines that are designed to form, fill and seal plastics, at a food manufacturing centre in Halstead, Essex.

small news image

13.08.2013.

Linton man gets suspended sentence for lorry crush

Kenneth George Miller, of Tower View, Linton, Cambridgeshire, was working with Mark Nyland, 34, from Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire on the day of the accident in 2012.

small news image

12.08.2013.

Substandard gas work results in prison sentence

Luton Crown Court heard that between January 21st and June 30th 2010, Patrick Regan implemented a number of internal building projects - including gas work and appliance renovations.

small news image

09.08.2013.

BA passengers to get compensation after flight trauma

Passengers were originally put on an aeroplane that had a technical problem and it turned around to go back to the airport.

small news image

09.08.2013.

Hertfordshire firm in court over worker's fall

An unnamed 22-year-old from High Wycombe, broke two vertebrae in his spine, as well as his left ankle and wrist. 

small news image

07.08.2013.

Family of Derby man appeal for asbestos information

Nasib Chand Birdi worked at Leys Malleable Castings, International Combustion and Qualcast over a period of 23 years, but it is unclear exactly where, if at all, the renowned workaholic came into contact with the disease causing substance, according to the Derby Telegraph.

small news image

06.08.2013.

Suffolk pothole sinks lorry

The truck, which belongs to Bagnall and Morris, was travelling along Blackhouse Lane in Little Conrad when it became lodged in the side of the road at 3pm.

small news image

05.08.2013.

Company director prosecuted after safety failings

The affected properties were undergoing a refurbishment programme and were located on Fulham Road in Westminster when they completely fell apart without any warning, but luckily it was Sunday and nobody was on shift at the time.

small news image

01.08.2013.

Report 'slams' compensation culture claims

This is according to a report produced by workers' health journal Hazards and supported by the Trades Union Congress (TUC), which has found the number of people receiving awards because of work-related injuries or diseases has dropped by 60 per cent in the past ten years.

small news image

31.07.2013.

Potholes cause damage concern

According to residents in Church Hill, damage to streets has existed for a year and despite pleas with Thames Water and Essex Highways, no action has yet been taken, according to the East London and West Essex Guardian Series.

small news image

30.07.2013.

Firefighters' families win compensation

A judge at the London court said the families survived by Geoff Wicker, fireman and Brian Wembridge, fire service video technician, are entitled to damages.

small news image

30.07.2013.

Oil rig firm fined after accident

Kenneth Hunter, a 33-year-old local man, was working for Oil States Klaper at its site in Bathgate in Scotland on May 25th 2011 when the accident happened.

small news image

29.07.2013.

Cable firm fined after workers injured

One of the men involved lost nearly all of the use of his left arm and only just avoided having it amputated when it was dragged inside. Although he managed to hit the stop bar underneath the equipment, it took a few seconds for it to stop.

small news image

26.07.2013.

Company fined after man breaks neck

Shrewsbury Magistrates Court heard that CRF did not take effective measures that would have prevented access to dangerous moving parts of machines on its premises in Wem on December 6th 2011.

small news image

25.07.2013.

Breaker company fined for fire failure

The injured employee, who was only 15 at the time of the accident, was engulfed by a fireball as he used petrol as an accelerant to burn car parts at a site belonging to Grublogger, based near Redhill.

small news image

24.07.2013.

Foundry worker suffers life changing injuries

Worcester Crown Court heard that 37-year-old Stephen Bond-Lewis was cleaning a casting machine at Special Metals Wiggin when part of the metal frame came loose and pinned him to a nearby storage bin.

small news image

24.07.2013.

Driver in compensation battle

Strong winds meant a wheelie bin was blown into the middle of a road last autumn as Angus Tait was driving his vehicle.

small news image

23.07.2013.

Food company fined after worker suffers burn injuries

Harvey Hopwood,health and safety manager at PAS, sustained severe burns to his shoulder, upper arms, neck and back as he oversaw the washing of a large oil storage tank on November 27th 2012.

small news image

22.07.2013.

Brothers drinks company fined for worker injury

An unnamed 52-year-old was working an evening shift at the Anglo Trading Estate in Shepton Mallet when the incident happened on July 12th 2012.

small news image

19.07.2013.

Leisure centre fined after child drowns

Michelle Gellard, 7, went swimming after attending a judo competition in the area, but something went wrong.





Have a question? Chat online now! Start Your Injury Claim Now Start Your Injury Claim Now

Or Call freephone 0800 884 0321



 
0800 884 0321