Accident Claim Testimonials

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Happy clients make it all worthwhile! As owner of a solicitors practice work is often so busy and intense that I rarely have time to pause and think what it is all about. Yes sure this is a business and must prosper to survive but we can never forget the human aspect of what we… Read more

Accidents at Work and Brexit

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I cannot remember a week like this where we have left Europe not just once, but twice. Whatever you voted, or whatever you think about Europe, we will all learn the detailed consequences of the vote to leave over the coming years. I doubt, however, if we will ever learn just how we lost to… Read more

Merseyside company fined after hand injury

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A worker at a Berkshire factory has suffered a debilitating hand injury as a result of safety failings by his employers. Merseyside-based English Provender Company Limited was sentenced at Reading Magistrates’ Court and ordered to pay £15,000 for each breach of health and safety regulations. The employee’s finger was broken and lacerated in the accident, which required… Read more

Cheshire worker loses arm in machine

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A Cheshire company was last week hit with a fine for failing to protect the safety of its employees. The safety failings were discovered in a HSE investigation after one of its workers lost a hand and part of his arm at its Ellesmere Port site. Recycling company Recresco Ltd were found to have failed in providing… Read more

Pre-existing condition claim settles against dissolved company

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Pre-existing conditions The aggravation of a pre-existing condition is an aspect of a personal injury claim that we see in clients with medical conditions such as arthritis and degenerative diseases. Whilst an accident will not necessarily be the root cause of these injuries, it can ‘speed up’ the symptoms to levels they would have reached… Read more

Ambulance chaser or hero?

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I have now been a personal injury lawyer for 27 years and have reached a point where I must speak out to defend myself, my practice and most of my profession against the constant derogatory comments of being “ambulance chasing pond life”. I have recently been called this personally several times and was even listening… Read more

Ring avulsion injury at work

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Ring avulsion is something we see when dealing with accidents at work. Ring avulsion happens when a ring catches against something and is followed by a sharp pulling motion. The risk of this is particularly high when the victim is working with some kind of machinery, such as a lathe.   The injuries sustained from… Read more