Accidents at Work

Accidents at work – claiming for an industrial injury – Advice from accident at work solicitors from Scotland (Glasgow, Edinburgh etc), England (London, Manchester, Birmingham etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond.

What Are Occupational Chest Conditions?

October 30, 2019

Work related or ‘occupational’ chest conditions are diseases that develop as a result of exposure to certain irritants in the workplace. These conditions are more likely to develop in some occupations than others, such as factory work or a garage. They can worsen over time if they are not immediately diagnosed and treated, so it’s […]

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What Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover?

October 29, 2019

Processing your work comp claims will be easier and more convenient if you hired an experienced workers compensation lawyer to help you handle matters. This will even be more important immediately after you were badly injured in a work-related accident or have fallen seriously ill because of poor work conditions. The workers’ comp lawyer will […]

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Accidents at Work in the UK – Concerns over Rise in Workplace Fatalities Numbers

July 24, 2018

The news that 144 people lost their lives from accidents at work during 2017/18, an increase of nine over the previous year, has led to fresh calls for more to be done to ensure the safety and wellbeing of workers. Different Industrial Sectors The provisional figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that […]

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Accident at Work Claim – A Workers Compensation Claim Guide

October 31, 2016

Contribution from a legal writer based on personal injury claims law & practice in Australia and generally. Contact a workers compensation law lawyer for injuries resulting from an accident at work claim are not processed like standard personal injury claims unless an employer or their insurance company acts in bad faith. Sometimes there are extenuating […]

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Medical Evidence for Work Accidents Claims

January 7, 2014

When you make a work accident claim, it will be necessary to collate various elements of medical evidence. This is nothing for you to worry about: it is an important part of the claims process and is there to help prove the extent of your injuries. Why is Medical Evidence Necessary? In order for a […]

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Owner of firm prosecuted after customer dies in accident at workplace

December 20, 2013

The owner of a Berkshire car maintenance firm has been heavily fined after a customer was killed in a workplace accident in 2012. Mr Mark Walker, 79, was fined £7,500 by the Crown Court and ordered to pay substantial costs after a customer was killed in a workplace accident at his car maintenance business on […]

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Dangerous Professions that Pay Very, Very Well

December 13, 2013

Some people are drawn to a dangerous job or career path because they are adventurous thrill seekers, while others may gravitate to the same profession because it pays well and doesn’t require a college degree. Obviously not every high risk job is going to be open to those without a college degree, but there is […]

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The facts about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

December 12, 2013

As figures emerge which suggest that one in five veterans suffer from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, it also appears that there are a number of myths and misnomers which surround the condition. Not only do these myths make it difficult for those suffering with PTSD to cope with their everyday lives, but […]

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Personal Injury firms need to change their ways to survive

December 12, 2013

The Jackson Reforms 2013 are so-called for Lord Justice Jackson who was tasked with preparing a report in which he reviewed the costs of civil litigation and assessed how they affected access to justice. These changes came into force in April 2013, and have seen major changes to the way in which litigation cases, such […]

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Chemicals company heavily fined over acid burns at work

December 2, 2013

An international chemical company has been heavily fined after a pipe split at a plant resulted in acid burns to the faces of three workers. Polimeri Europa UK Limited was sentenced on 29 November 2013 after being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive for failing to ensure that it had taken reasonably practicable steps […]

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