Personal Injury News Archive
Yvonne Macklin sustained the injury while carrying lunches at Monkwick Infant school in Colchester in March 2006, the Daily Gazette reports.
According to the Watford Observer, Holly Green - who needs round-the-clock care - was awarded £2 million after her legal team sued West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust for not handling her mother's labour as efficiently as possible.
The officer, who has not been named, was the passenger in a car that drove into the back of a heavy goods vehicle after his driver fell asleep at the wheel. It had only been a matter of hours since he had returned from Iraq, the Workplace Law Network reports.
A new BBC programme is to focus on the lives of 30 survivors in Wales, the Western Mail reports.
According to the Scotsman, Sheriff Peter Hammond ruled that 71-year-old Clydebank resident Thomas McKenna suffered injury after part of a bed came loose and fell from another vehicle.
Jay Jones was three years old when he was struck with a car jack by another boy after they had been left alone in a car, leaving him in need of stitches.
Ruby Hanson was delivered at North Devon District Hospital a year ago after a 30-hour labour, This is North Devon reports.
In a recent meeting with Gordon Brown and justice secretary Jack Straw, a delegation of MPs argued for a reversal of the decision made by the Law Lords in 2007 to stop compensation being issued to such people, the Shields Gazette reports.
In March last year, Michael Herod lost his battle with the disease at the age of 59.
According to reports in the Daily Express, the unnamed individual was travelling on the A30 in the south-west of England when the incident occurred in January of this year.
In March 2002, Ryan Gallacher was admitted to Townhead Health Centre, which is part of the Glasgow Royal Infirmary complex, for treatment.
Ray Turnbull, who lost his wife in October, believed she contracted the illness as a result of growing up near Washington's Turner and Newall chemical works, the Sunderland Echo reports.
Charlotte Gillespie was awarded the undisclosed amount from Bury Health Care NHS Trust as a result of several hospital blunders that occurred during her delivery in Fairfield Hospital.
Overall, ten individuals are seeking compensation from travel operators Airtours and Direct Holidays - which was established in 1991 - This is Wiltshire reports.
Nina and Nicholas Sullivan's unborn baby son, who they named Jake, was experiencing difficulties that employees at the Queen's Hospital in Romford failed to recognise and act upon, reported the Barking and Dagenham Post.
The incident occurred in March 2006 when Mark Treadwell of Benfleet was working for Schenker Stinnes Logistics and saw the victim's head crushed as a lorry driver reversed into him without looking.
Used as a morning sickness remedy in the 1950s and 1960s, the drug caused problems in around 10,000 babies worldwide, figures cited by the BBC suggest.
Grant Hembry, who is now 11 years old, was born in Derriford Hospital, local paper the Herald reports.
Parminder Singh received a payout of £270,000 as a result of an accident that occurred in August 2005.
That is the finding of a freedom of information request submitted to the city's council by the South Wales Evening Post.