Category “Personal injury”

The Different Court Procedures for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

November 29th, 2012
The Different Court Procedures for Filing a Personal Injury Claim

Anyone who has been a victim of a personal injury should consult with a solicitor regarding their situation. Most people who sustain a personal injury are entitled to compensation from the other party who caused the accident. Your solicitor will advise you on your specific case and provide advice. Go to http://www.expresssolicitors.co.uk/ for more information […]

Week Long Trial Halted on the First Day

October 28th, 2011
Week Long Trial Halted on the First Day

A trial against a cosmetic surgeon in Singapore was halted on the first day, after both parties involved came to an agreement. The case arose after a teenage patient of the surgeon filed a complaint. However, rather than go through what was thought to be a 7 day trial, both the complainant and the plastic […]

Lawyers attack Compensation Bill

April 21st, 2011
Lawyers attack Compensation Bill

A new bill going through the Oklahoma Senate in the USA has been criticised by a number of lawyers as being unfair. It seems a provision in the new act will allow money from insurance and other sources to be subtracted from the total amount of compensation awarded to a plaintiff. Lawyers believe this to […]

Midland Solicitors Expanding Its Services

April 18th, 2011
Midland Solicitors Expanding Its Services

A local solicitors firm in the Black Country has decided to expand its services by offering better advice etc on personal injury and medical negligence claims. In order to do this they have taken on board 2 new solicitors. The personal injury lawyer is now a qualified member of the Law Society personal injury panel […]

Reduced Damages For Complainant

April 14th, 2011
Reduced Damages For Complainant

A woman who sued her employer for millions of dollars had to console herself with just a few thousand, after a jury found against her. The case surrounds injuries sustained in an accident in which the lady in question tripped and fell while at work. She apparently suffered damage to her left arm, and had […]

Law firm says that Government cuts will endanger workers

March 22nd, 2011
Law firm says that Government cuts will endanger workers

A firm of personal injury lawyers have predicted that the cutting health and safety inspectors will lead to a significant rise in accidents and injuries in the workplace. Chris Grayling MP, the Work and Pensions Minister, recently announced that 11,000 heath and safety workplace inspectors will lose their jobs in upcoming cuts. DBS Law, based […]

Council pays £330,000 in Personal Injury claims

March 8th, 2011
Council pays £330,000 in Personal Injury claims

Suffolk County Council have paid in excess of £3330,000 in compensation over the last four years to people who have tripped and injured themselves on pavements in the County.  The information, discovered thanks to a freedom of information request put forward by the East Anglia Times, details the cost to the County of paying personal […]

Personal Injury Compensation in the construction sector

March 3rd, 2011
Personal Injury Compensation in the construction sector

The UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released figures for the accident and death rate for construction workers in the southwest over the course of 2010. The statistics indicate that in 2010 there were 5 deaths fewer and 171 fewer injuries than in the previous year. Although the overall number of deaths and serious […]

Lawyer Slams Lack Of Safety Precautions Using Snowmobiles

February 18th, 2011
Lawyer Slams Lack Of Safety Precautions Using Snowmobiles

With the growth in popularity of riding snowmobiles, there has been a corresponding increase in accidents and people claiming personal injuries. However a lawyer from Syracuse has slammed the lack of any proper regulations regarding safety. He believes that snowmobile riders should all take some sort of safety course, especially new riders. More competent riders […]

Deadly Super Bowl Sunday

February 4th, 2011
Deadly Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is a day most NFL fans look forward to for months. However according to Mike Bomberger, a personal injury lawyer from California, it is also a day notorious for the numbers of drink driving accidents leading to many serious injury and deaths. It is well known that the Sunday of the Super […]

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