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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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Council heavily fined after worker suffers severe injuries on the job

December 20, 2013

A Scottish local authority has been heavily fined by the Sheriff Court after a worker suffered a severe injury in the course of his employment in January 2011. South Lanarkshire Council was fined £50,000 after one of its workers suffered a serious injury to his abdomen in an accident at work on 13 January 2011. […]

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Leisure centre firm fined £45,000 after burns at swimming pool

December 12, 2013

The owner of an Essex leisure centre has been heavily fined by the Crown Court after a child suffered serious burns in an accident at its premises in 2012. Leisure Connection Limited was fined £45,000 and ordered to pay substantial costs after a toddler was severely burned at their leisure centre in Great Dunmow, Essex […]

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Luton Airport and subcontractor ordered to pay almost £400,000 after death of pensioner

October 18, 2013

The company which operates Luton Airport has been heavily fined and ordered to pay substantial costs after a pensioner was killed crossing the road at the airport. Mrs Mary Whiting, 78, from Norfolk, was returning from holiday on 16 May 2012 when the accident occurred. She was crossing the road between a terminal building and […]

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Fatal Car Accident in Atlanta, Georgia: How do we Recover?

August 22, 2013

Fatal Car Accident in Atlanta, Georgia: How do we Recover? Being involved in a car accident is nothing short of a hassle and a headache. First, there is a check to determine whether anyone was injured; then comes the interviews with police and car insurance companies. Unfortunately when someone dies as a result of the accident, […]

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Tough Car Accident Scenarios that may require an Attorney

July 31, 2013

Being involved in a car accident is shocking. If you are injured, it can be devastating.  Amid the confusion in the immediate aftermath of an accident, it is often difficult to determine exactly what happened.  However, determining who was at fault in an auto accident is essential to determining who will pay for any damages […]

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Pensioner’s personal injury claim fails in Court of Appeal

January 18, 2013

The Courier reports that a pensioner has failed in his personal injury claim in the civil courts after it was ruled that he had left his claim too long to succeed. Mr Clifford Sayers, 66, made a claim for compensation against his former employer, Baroness Chelwood, after he claimed that he developed  “induced noise deafness” […]

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Accidents and Uninsured Drivers in the UK

September 11, 2012
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Drivers in the UK are required, by law, to be covered by Car Insurance, yet it is believed that up to 6% of all drivers, actually on the roads in the UK, don’t have insurance. First off this is pretty ridiculous, and it’s surprising how these individuals feel like they can get away with it. […]

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Personal Injury Accident Overview for Injured Victims

July 25, 2012

Personal injuries are injuries suffered by a victim through no fault of his or her own.  Personal injuries are caused by someone else’s negligence, carelessness, lack of planning or thought, or simple disregard of the law.  Personal injuries fall under the category of law known as tort law; torts are actions that injure others.  When […]

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Medical Expenses Following An Accident

July 3, 2012

If you have been in any type of accident, you probably sought medical help.  Now the bills for that medical treatment may be coming due and you have no way to pay them.  Perhaps your insurance refuses to pay because someone else caused your accident, but the at-fault party’s insurance company is not forthcoming with […]

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