Accident claims law blogs & personal injury blawgs

Guest accident claims law blogs and personal injury blawgs from lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

Make Room for Motorcycles

by Andrew Miller December 20, 2013 Accident Claims Law

With the official start of winter just weeks away, many motorcyclists are forced to park their bikes in storage for the season, but chances are, if you live in a state that gets little to no traces of snow, you are still sharing the road with year- round motorcyclists.  While even the hardiest of bikers […]

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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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Firm prosecuted after serious workplace accident

by Redmans Solicitors December 11, 2013 Accident Claims Law

A Port Talbot-based firm has been heavily fined by the Neath Magistrates’ Court after it pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches that led to serious injury to one of its workers. Envases (UK) Ltd was fined and ordered to pay costs amounting cumulatively to almost £20,000 after one of its workers, Mrs Gaynor Gordon, […]

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IOSH slams ‘jobsworths’ for hijacking health and safety

by carol11smith December 11, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Jobsworths have hijacked the good name of health and safety, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) claimed, following the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE’s) expose into report received by its Myth Busters Challenge Panel. Managers and other officials are preventing the public from conducting a variety of activities due to a range of […]

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Firm fined £200,000 after worker killed by truck in course of employment

by Redmans Solicitors November 18, 2013 Accident Claims Law

A wood recycling company has been fined £200,000 after a worker was killed after being struck by a lorry in the course of employment and then run over. Mr Raymond Burns, 43, worked for UK Wood Recycling Limited, a wood recycling company, as a load inspector until the fatal accident on 19 December 2012. On […]

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Hit by an Uninsured Motorist? Your Legal Options

by Holly R Brady November 15, 2013 Accident Claims Law

Despite every state in the country having specific laws requiring that all cars have insurance to operate legally on the road, there are still many people who drive uninsured. In fact, a recent survey conducted by the Safety Council shows that 1 in 7 drivers are uninsured. So what happens if you are involved in […]

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Why Should You Hire a Lawyer for a Car Accident Case?

by MalmanLaw November 1, 2013 Accident Claims Law

When you get into a car accident, what are some of the benefits of hiring a car accident lawyer to help you? What can they do that you can’t get done on your own? Find out why it’s worth it to get legal representation. Getting into a car accident can have a wealth of consequences, […]

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Is Riding a Bike Safer Than Driving a Car?

by Andrew Miller October 30, 2013 Accident Claims Law

These days, our roadways are exceptionally busy—and seem to be getting busier by the day. According to the Project WNYC, the average commute time in the United States is currently around 25 minutes. It should come as no surprise, then, that more and more men and women are considering the use of bikes to get […]

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Demolitions firm heavily fined after two workers hurt in floor collapse

by Redmans Solicitors October 21, 2013 Accident Claims Law

A Welsh demolitions firm has been heavily fined after two of its workers were injured in a floor collapse. The two workers, who asked not to be named for personal reasons, were carrying out work for Wrexham Demolition and Dismantling Ltd on 9 September 2008 when the accident occurred. The two employees were on the […]

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Directors and owners of firms prosecuted over death in accident at work

by Redmans Solicitors October 15, 2013 Accident Claims Law

The director of a building company and and the co-owners of a London property firm have been heavily fined and ordered to perform community service after a worker was killed in a trench collapse in 2010. Mr Xian Hou Ye was one of a group of workers contracted by HMB Services Ltd – whose director […]

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