accidents at work

Health and safety cases in the news this week

by Redmans Solicitors August 20, 2013 Personal Injury

Freight company fined £50,000 after worker hit by falling pallets (HSE) A Suffolk-based freight company has been sentenced for a series of safety breaches after a forklift truck toppled and spilled its load onto a worker, breaking his back. Neil Jennings, 56, of Ipswich, was waiting for his trailer to be loaded in the yard […]

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How damaging are industrial injuries to employers and workers?

by Roberts Jackson July 31, 2013 Personal Injury

Solicitors specialising in industrial injury and disease claims fully understand the harm that such work related conditions can have on the worker and business involved. According to the Health and Safety Executive, an estimated 591,000 employees had an accident at work in 2011/12, with 156,000 being absent for over 7 days; these figures have continued […]

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When Workers Comp Fails

by Law Guru April 12, 2013 Accident Claims Law

For millions of people across the country, Workers’ Compensation can be the last line of defense when a catastrophic injury prevents an individual from working. The system, designed to protect both employers and employees (as you’ll see in this article), is designed to kick in when an employee suffers an injury while on the job. […]

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Law Idol Winners Announced

by Legal Author April 11, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors announce Law Idol winners: Alannah Sloss, Stirling University blog post on Accidents at Work; Stephanie Rogan, University of Strathclyde blog post on No Win No Fee Claims; Jillian Merchant, University of Strathclyde blog post on Accidents at Work; Dominic McGuire, University of Abertay blog post on No Win No Fee; Emma […]

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Law Idol: The No Win No Fee Internship

by Legal Author February 21, 2011 Claims Solicitors

Thompsons Personal Injury Solicitors Scotland are announcing a new, imaginative and fun way to offer students a No Win No Fee Internship at one of their offices in Scotland. I’m sure this will take a few people back to the days when they were students looking for a summer job and ending up working in […]

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