accident

Business heavily fined after worker killed by falling tree

by Redmans Solicitors December 19, 2013 Accident Claims Law

An estate in Scotland has been heavily fined and ordered to pay costs after a worker was killed in an accident at work. Buccleuch Estates Limited was fined £140,000 by the Sheriff’s Court after one of its workers was killed by a falling tree in January 2011. Mr Ross Findlay, who was then aged 49, […]

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What To Do at a Car Accident Scene for Insurance Purposes

by RyanD August 19, 2013 Accident Claims Law

When a person is in a car accident, there are many different things that they will need to take into account. First and foremost, one of the driver’s in the accident should immediately get in contact with emergency personnel. It’s important that 911 is called as soon as possible to send the necessary ambulance, fire […]

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Avoid or Engage? What Should You Do If You Witness An Accident?

by mightymidnighty June 14, 2013 Blawg

Witnessing an accident can put an individual in a position of having to think fast and making a split-second judgment decision. Many people will not get involved as a matter of personal policy, but there are situations where an individual is legally required to stop and contact officials. Of course, when an individual is involved in the accident […]

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Tips To Keep In Mind Before Jumping In Your Car

by Andrew Miller May 27, 2013 Accident Claims Law

As summer approaches, long road trips and exciting weekend getaways are in the works for many families around the nation. Don’t forget, before getting behind the wheels of your car, that car accidents are extremely common and can leave you with physical injuries, emotional trauma, and lost time at work. In addition, you might also […]

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Accidents at Work

by RyanD May 15, 2013 Corporate Law

Accidents happen on the job from time to time and sometimes workers are injured. An employee may slip and fall on a wet surface, cut his finger on a meat cutter, or get hit in the head by an improperly shelved item. Additionally, some people are affected by illness or disease at work. Each of […]

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Manufacturer Defect: Collision Happened, Who Is Liable?

by Jeannetta March 21, 2013 Accident Claims Law

(US law) The average person likely uses thousands of products during any given day of their life. Unfortunately, these products are sometimes defective and can lead to injuries just by using them. Sadly, this holds true with motor vehicles as well, and when automobiles have manufacturer defects, the resultant accidents can be extremely disastrous. Because […]

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Motorcycle Safety, Statistics and Savvy

by Vincent Ieda March 15, 2013 Motorbike Accidents

There are innumerable types of hobbies in the United States, and some of them actually reach the realm of “lifestyle.” While surely every hobbyist will believe this about their chosen activity, few would argue the fact that riding motorcycles falls into this category. Sadly, this liberating activity also brings with it several risks. Riding motorcycles […]

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How To Respond When Auto Accidents Happen

by gclatworthy February 26, 2013 Accident Claims

[US law and general] Any motorists who are involved in an automobile accident have a legal requirement to stop their vehicle and assess the damage. All states have legal protocol in this process, but states such as Florida require strict compliance. Hit-run-drivers automatically lose their driving privileges for at least a year, depending on the […]

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Receiving a Consultation after a Serious Injury

by Bisnar Chase July 5, 2012 Accident Claims Law

Are you the victim of a personal injury accident?  Are you unsure as to whether your accident was someone else’s fault or your own?  Have you received conflicting advice from friends and family on what to do about your situation?  If so, you are in a position to benefit from free advice from a personal […]

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Whiplash and Referral Fees: Who Really Fuels Britain’s Compensation Culture

by Watermans Solicitors January 23, 2012 Accident Claims

For those of you unaware of the recent activities of Jack Straw MP, Britain’s former Secretary of State for Justice, he has, for the last 12 months been spear-heading a noble crusade of justice to rid the UK of its “compensation culture” with particular focus on targeting personal injury claims arising from road traffic accidents. […]

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BRITS SHY AWAY FROM STANDING UP FOR THEIR RIGHTS IN THE WORKPLACE

by Legal Author December 14, 2010 Blawg

New survey shows that Brits embarrassed about making negligence claims in the workplace

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