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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Personal Injury – Psychiatric damage due to an injury?

Personal Injury – Psychiatric damage due to an injury? Much of the time, the harm that results from the Defendant’s negligence is physical, e.g. bodily injury. Sometimes, however, the resulting harm takes the form of a psychiatric condition, such as depression or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Should the law allow Claimants to recover compensation…
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Personal Injury Claims – What can you claim for?

Personal Injury Claims – What can you claim for? It is important to be aware of the fact that you or your loved one may be able to claim for personal injuries sustained in an accident that were caused by somebody else’s fault. It is absolutely vital to bring such claim within three years of…
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Injuries at work – The Law

Have you had an accident at work? Can you claim compensation? An accident at work may occur as a result of human error.  Or it may occur due to faulty equipment; the condition of the premises or a poor working environment. The circumstances leading to an accident may not be deliberate but more often than…
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National road victim month – August 2018

National road victim month – August 2018 National Road Victim Month is the time to remember those killed or seriously injured on the road The 1 August 2018 marks the beginning of National Road Victim Month, a time to remember those who have been killed, hurt, or seriously injured in road traffic accidents on Britain’s…
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Employees rights after a slip and trip accident at work

Do you know your employee rights? Employers have many responsibilities. Among these responsibilities is their duty to protect you from a slip and trip accident. This includes educating their employees about health and safety in the workplace (normally taking the form of a health and safety workplace induction). Your employer also has to inform you…
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Retired Vicar is diagnosed with asbestos related lung disease

Retired Vicar is diagnosed with asbestos related lung disease Retired Vicar who lives in Leeds developed symptoms of breathlessness and was subsequently diagnosed with pleural thickening. A year later he also found out that he was suffering from asbestosis. It is thought that the man was exposed to asbestos in the 1960’s with a Middlesbrough…
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Ministry of Justice confirms whiplash reforms are delayed to April 2020

Ministry of Justice confirms whiplash reforms are delayed to April 2020. Government pushes back whiplash reforms for “extensive testing”. Reforms that will have a huge impact on the personal injury sector have been delayed until April 2020. The Government want to introduce a “fixed fee” for soft tissue injuries with injury duration between 0 and…
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$4.7bn awarded in talc case with links to Asbestos

$4.7bn awarded in talc case with links to Asbestos 22 women have successfully sued Johnson & Johnson in the US after it was alleged that the use of talc caused ovarian cancer and, in some cases, mesothelioma. A jury held that an award of $550m in compensation and $4.1bn in punitive damages. The litigation concerned…
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