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Tesla Sparks Serious Product Liability Issues

December 5, 2013

Tesla Motors has made quite a spark in the news recently. With two electric cars catching fire in the U.S. since October, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a probe for more information. The NHTSA requested information about design modifications and engineering drawings for the Model S electric sedan. Tesla has until Jan. 14 […]

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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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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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Picking up the Pieces after an Auto Accident

March 1, 2013

Many people fail to prepare themselves for auto accidents because they simply believe that they’re not likely to be involved in one. Even people who have been injured in car accidents previously think that they won’t experience another simply because they don’t believe that their luck can be that rotten. Unfortunately, insurance statistics show that […]

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Medical Malpractice Claims; Only the Researched Survive

February 27, 2013

From the perspective of medical doctors, the current model of medical malpractice is not sustainable. Medical malpractice claims are rising. This current trend leads to higher costs for medical practitioners in attorney fees and insurance, contributes to the stress of the practice of medicine, and sometimes dissuades the best and brightest doctors from entering higher […]

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The Injuries You’re Most at Risk For at Work

February 14, 2013

Let’s be honest, some jobs are dangerous and require tasks that aren’t always the safest. Most companies do a substantial job of protecting workers and enforcing security measures, but accidents just happen unexpectedly. An employee or employer could be at fault for the accident, but most circumstances are random and it’s hard to determine fault. […]

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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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Claiming Insurance After an Assault: The Victim’s Point of View

August 20, 2012
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About 3 years ago I was assaulted by a drunk outside of a nightclub in my home town. It was an entirely unprovoked attack that nearly killed me. I was hospitalised, and required minor surgery. This all took place two days before I was to return to University. I couldn’t make it back on time, and my work […]

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Do High Payouts mean High Prices?

July 5, 2012

As anyone who has a young driver in the family will know, the price of getting on the road is astronomical. A typical young driver will pay around £750 in lesson costs, a further £100 for road testing and, if they get that far, car insurance on a small-engined hatchback might cost you anything up […]

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