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Chemical Injury Compensation Claims

August 25, 2013

You might think that chemical injury claims for compensation are generally made by workers in heavy industry and manufacturing who have been injured by dramatic accidents involving the spilling of corrosive or otherwise hazardous substances or the release of harmful fumes or by working with materials such as mercury, zinc or lead which are known […]

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Thinking of Blowing the Whistle? Know Your Rights

June 7, 2013

Human nature being what it is, there are times you might witness unethical, criminal or negligent activities at the company where you work. When this happens, it’s natural for a person with integrity to want to do something about it. If you see a co-worker harassing someone, you might want to file a complaint. If […]

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Are you more at risk of illness or injury in your working environment?

April 16, 2013

Any industry carries inherent risks to your health and well-being, however these have been significantly reduced owed to the respective health & safety department of each nation. In the United Kingdom the governing body for controlling these regulations is knows and the Health & Safety Executive or the HSE, these governing bodies track each reported […]

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Understanding Personal Injury Compensation

November 17, 2012

Personal injuries are likely not something that most of us give any thought to until the unthinkable happens to us. Sustaining injuries because of the negligence or ill intent of another goes beyond the event itself, especially when there is long-term recovery ahead. In many cases, the term personal injury refers to harm that is […]

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Will 2013 be A Bad Time to Claim Injury Compensation?

November 8, 2012

The introduction in 1995 of Conditional (No Win No Fee) agreements in personal injury cases transferred the burden of funding litigation from the state back to the claimant. Claimants were required to pay up to 25 per cent of their compensation to an accident claims solicitor which left injured people undercompensated, and in serious cases […]

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Overview of the Different Types of Clinical Negligence Claims

August 14, 2012

While most of the doctors in the country are highly dedicated individuals, it’s unfortunate that every so often a patient will have to endure undue suffering and poor care at the hands of a medical professional. If that’s happened to you or a loved one, you may be eligible for filing a clinical negligence claim. […]

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Room for improvement, says PiP implant review

May 24, 2012

I was interested to read Lord Howe’s recent report into the response by UK regulators to the PiP breast implant scandal. This found that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Department of Health had acted properly, but that lessons needed to be learned. Problems with breast implants manufactured by the Poly […]

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