Personal Injury News and Articles

We've written the articles here to give you a better understanding of how personal injury claims work. It's our intention to add new information regularly, so it's well worth bookmarking this page and checking back.

 

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6 November 2015 Defendant’s insurers have used video surveillance of personal injury claimants they suspect of being fraudulent for many years.  However, the use of video surveillance involves instructing a private investigator to carry out...
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5 November 2015 My eye was caught recently by a story which showed CCTV footage from a well-known supermarket which captured a conman staging a fall in one of their stores, in an attempt to defraud the supermarket’s insurer out of...
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3 November 2015 Injuries can occur under many circumstances. Many people don’t realise that claims are not just limited to situations where there is a formal relationship between the two parties (e.g. employer and employee). If you’re injured...
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3 November 2015 As Bonfire Night approaches, people begin to look forward to the exciting and dramatic displays of bonfires and fireworks. While many of us enjoy these events, it is important to remember that fireworks can cause serious injury and...
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2 November 2015 Mesothelioma victims who can’t track down the employer responsible (or their insurer) for their contact with asbestos can now claim the full compensation they are entitled to under a new Government scheme. The Diffuse...
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28 October 2015 Halloween is an increasingly popular festival, especially with children, so as we approach the date it is worth considering health and safety concerns associated with the event. If you are taking children ‘trick or treating’ or...
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28 September 2015 After 142 customers of a takeaway restaurant in Nottingham reported symptoms of food poisoning, the owners have been sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court. The owners of the Khyber Pass Takeaway in Hyson Green, Nottingham have each been...
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7 October 2015 This week the BBC  and the Telegraph  have reported on the misery and potential health problems faced by the villagers of Great Heck, Yorkshire, as the result of a huge pile of rubbish. There was previously a rubbish tip run...
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17 August 2015 We regularly act for claimants who have been injured as a direct result of potholes in the roads and pavements. Few will deny that our roads are in a terrible state, and many are now saying that “enough is enough”. Yes,...
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12 August 2015 As we all begin to jet off for our annual two weeks of sunshine, associate and solicitor Mark House gives holidaymakers some top tips about what to do if they become ill or are injured while abroad. At this time of year many of us will be...