Personal Injury News Archive
Maureen Bell was issued money in an out-of-court settlement with Turners, a privately owned transport firm which employs around 1,300 people across the country, the News & Star reports.
According to reports in the Daily Post, one pupil was handed a sum of more than £3,000 over such an incident at Ysgol y Castell in Rhuddlan.
Gordon Scott suffered damage to his head when the lorry he was driving hit the underside of a bridge in Crofton, the Yorkshire Evening Post reports.
Liverpool MP Louise Ellman said Gary Skyner played a significant role in getting the government to agree to pay out an extra £20 million, the Liverpool Echo reports.
In March 2008, the individual - who has not been named - was performing her role as a night-time forecourt cashier at Roadchef Motorway Services when she was caught up in an attempted robbery.
Earlier this year, Pauline Batt visited a pub run by landlord Richard Jenkins with some friends, the North Devon Journal reports.
Last year, Roy Skelton died from the disease at the age of 69, South Yorkshire paper the Star reports.
Earlier this year, Robert Milloy was walking home for lunch in Gatehead, near Kilmarnock - which is situated Scotland's central belt on the west coast - when he was struck by a train, Scotland on Sunday reports.
Sunday league player Carl Rutter was taking part in a game for Merryweather Old Boys at the BAWA club in Filton when his leg came into contact with an old goalpost socket which was buried in the pitch, the Bristol Evening Post reports.
In a new development, the Labour administration has announced that the Department of Health (DoH) will pay £20 million to victims over the course of the next three years.
Ron Venton contracted hepatitis C through unclean blood during the 1970s and 1980s, the Herald reports.
In April 2007, Gideon Sklair was crossing a road with a blind friend in Sydenham - which is located in south-east London - when they were struck down by a vehicle.
Mesothelioma victim Tracey Carpenter lost her life last month at the age of 43, having been diagnosed with the disease in July, the Northants Evening Telegraph reports.
According to those keen to see the decision of the Law Lords to prevent those with the condition from getting money overturned, one of the medical specialists whose documents were used in the case against payouts had no expertise in the field of asbestos, the Morning Star Online reports.
Four-year-old Stevie Webb was trapped between two travelators at the Sava Centre in Croydon and had his head pulled back towards his ankles, the Croydon Guardian reports.
Marcus Hallows sustained the injury while playing for Altrincham FC against Ashton United over four years ago.
Gary Mason told the Sunderland Echo he believed the number 78 Go North East bus "was doing about 60 mph" when it reached a roundabout on the way to Shiney Row, at which point his girlfriend Claire and daughter Chloe, 13 months, fell to the floor.
The 26-year-old forward, who is considered to be one of the London team's key players, is expected to be sidelined for the rest of the season with the ankle injury, which manager Arsene Wenger has alleged did not receive adequate treatment until he returned to the UK.
The 56-year-old, who was employed as a welder, was diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) after experiencing problems.
This is according to figures cited in the Lincolnshire Echo, which suggest that payouts ranged in size from £250 to £55,000.