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Surprisingly Common Slip and Fall Accidents: Who has Liability?

July 20, 2013

(U.S. Law and generally) Most people do not plan their days around the risk of falling down and getting injured. While they may underappreciate slipping and falling, the consequences of these accidents can be devastating. In fact, slip and fall accidents commonly occur in a variety of places, calling for people to be aware of […]

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Council prosecuted and fined after worker falls through roof

July 17, 2013

A local authority has been fined by a Sheriff Court after a worker was seriously injured in a fall from height in May 2011. Mr Douglas McGregor, 52, was working for The Moray Council as a labourer when the incident occurred on 27 May 2011. Mr McGregor was working on the removal and replacing of […]

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Personal injury claims and compromise agreements

April 9, 2013

In this post we’re going to take a brief look at personal injury claims and how they should be dealt with in compromise agreements. This will involve an examination of the following elements: What is a compromise agreement? Can personal injury claims be waived under a compromise agreement? How should personal injury claims in a […]

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What Do You Do After A Hairdressing Injury?

March 17, 2013

Has a recent trip to the hairdressers left you with hair damaged beyond repair? Are you still suffering from the awful consequences of a hairdressers’ negligence?   Miss A suffered bad burns to her scalp following hair straightening chemical treatment which left her with severe burns, and she suffered so much pain that she received £4,000 compensation.   […]

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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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How much is your personal injury claim worth?

November 20, 2012

Guest post taking a look through the different types of personal injury claims and the compensation available. In the UK, hundreds of thousands of accidents take place every year where people sustain injuries that were not their fault. If you or your family member have suffered from an accident or injury and were not to […]

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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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Product Liability Claims

November 8, 2012

At every aspect, everyone is a consumer of many different products and services that we get around us. And we expect the product to be safe and well utilized since we pay for it, nevertheless there exists situations when a person is harmed by a defective product, hence every affected consumer is legally eligible to […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts Of Personal Injury

September 20, 2012

When someone is injured, the law normally prefers that the person at fault for that injury bear the financial losses associated with that injury. Injured individuals may consider suing a negligent party in certain circumstances. Personal injury cases are serious matters involving insurance companies, investigators, and complicated damage calculations that can run into the millions […]

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7 things you shouldn’t do if you are making a personal injury claim

July 26, 2012

When you are involved in an accident you might not always be thinking straight. Probably the last thing on your mind is what to do to ensure you are able to make a worthwhile personal injury claims, but it is important to remember you could reduce the value of your claim or jeopardise the chances […]

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