Personal Injury News Archive
A Norwich family has claimed that hospital staff at the birth of their son were partly to blame for their offspring's brain damage.
The owner of a Bradford-based building company has been jailed for six months and ordered to pay £90,000 in compensation following the near-death of one of his employees in 2005.
Peter White alleges he developed malignant mesothelioma, a terminal cancer that affects tissue surrounding lungs and abdomen, while working for toy firm Mettoy Co of Swansea.
A dairy based in Dagenham has been forced to pay over £8,000 after one of its employees caught his arm in a machine.
A nursing assistant has been awarded more than £100,000 damages by a court after she fell from a loose step outside her council flat in the Drygate area of Glasgow.
Supermarket giant Tesco has been successfully sued for negligence by two of its employees.
Two police officers have been cleared of blame over an incident which saw a man choke on a glove while in custody.
A steel erector has been awarded compensation after he developed an asbestos-related condition through exposure to the chemical while working for a contractor.
A nurse at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire has been awarded £21,500 after she was twice attacked by a patient.
A north Wales food manufacturer has been fined after two of its employees were injured by forklift trucks in the same month, the Work Place Law Network reports.
Hundreds of British tourists have been struck down by a killer bug while holidaying in the Caribbean, it has been reported.
A teenager who was born with a severe disability after errors on the part of doctors is in line for millions of pounds of compensation.
A roofer has received £160,000 in compensation following contracting asbestos-related cancer.
A young woman has been awarded £2.85 milllion in compensation after a delay in her birth exacerbated her disabilities.
Four men have received compensation after developing tennis elbow while working at a coffee factory.
Two laboratory technicians have been awarded a total of £1.1 million after inhaling noxious fumes.
A trainee tree surgeon has been awarded around £15,000 in compensation after suffering an accident at work, it has been reported.
An RAF typist has been awarded £484,000 in compensation after injuring her wrist.
A 10-year-old boy who suffered brain damage during his birth is in line for six-figure compensation, after a health authority was denied the right to appeal his claim.
A woman who suffered brain damage after a gynaecological operation has been awarded compensation of £1.12 million.