Personal Injury News Archive
Ben McBean, who lost an arm and a leg in Afghanistan, was awarded £281,150 plus a pension from the MoD, but he claims the ministry did not account for the full extent of his injuries when they determined the amount of compensation he should receive.
The government group agreed to lodge an appeal as well as mediation with the families and claimants involved in the ruling during a special public meeting held last night.
Union GMB reported that David McCulloch of Oxfordshire suffered a broken index finger when his hand was caught in the faulty van door during a delivery of bread buns to a Burger King store in Newmarket.
The Hamilton Advertiser reported that Sean Milligan's car was hit head-on by a stolen Ford Escort van, operated by disqualified driver Mark Lynch. Mr Lynch, who was jailed for nine months for road traffic offences, was under the influence of alcohol and was driving on the wrong side of the wrote when the collision occurred.
Handsworth resident Susan Thackery and Jean Harcus of Rotherham are two of the 1,600 people thought to be seeking compensation for burns suffered on their legs and backs due to the new furniture, the South Yorkshire Star reported this week.
Legal experts told the Sun that the 32 crash victims - 21 of whom were taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital, with three treated for serious injuries - may be able to make compensation claims for broken bones or personal injuries.
Tour operator First Choice made an out-of-court settlement with Julian Hurley of Doncaster, who contracted shigella from eating undercooked food prepared at the Costa Caribe hotel in Venezuela in 2004, the Daily Mail reported.
The Sunderland Echo reported that self-employed joiner Allan Brown is worried he may need to miss "months" of work due to his injuries, which he claims were caused by an officer's baton.
At the age of 14, Bradley Savoldelli was trying to escape from a gang who were throwing eggs at him and his friends when he was hit by a car in Aberdeen on the north-east coast of Scotland, stv.tv reports.
Sean Milligan was driving in his car when banned motorist Mark Lynch collided with him in Carluke, which is situated in south Lanarkshire in the central region of Scotland.
Kay Fagg was employed by Southend-on-Sea borough council, which has a work force of over 5,000, as a sheltered housing officer.
Gary Ewans was on a break with his wife and children in Florida when he came down with the illness, the Yorkshire Post reports.
Also known as Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome, the condition is caused by vibrating tools which result in tingling or numbness in the fingers. When a staff member develops it, their employer is required by law to contact the Health and Safety Executive.
Maria Madera was given the wrong eye drops by an Asda pharmacy and was left without vision overnight, the Burton Mail reports.
This is according to figures obtained by Stoke & Staffordshire paper the Sentinel under the Freedom of Information Act.
Diane Greenman underwent a mastectomy of her right breast at Barnsley Hospital after being diagnosed with cancer, South Yorkshire paper the Star reports.
Debi Wiffen fell outside her home in January while taking rubbish out to bins, the Witney Gazette reports.
Lance-Corporal Ryan Knight was travelling in a Land Rover which hit two land mines in Helmand province - an area located in the south-west of the country.
According to reports in the Liverpool Daily Post, Paul and Liam McNeely had excess iron pumped into their blood in regular transfusions over a period of 25 years.
David Wright fell outside a Tesco shop in Longton last summer, Stoke & Staffordshire paper the Sentinel reports.