2021 Quick Guide: Compensation for Loss of Limbs and Amputations

Posted: 15/01/2021

No matter how it happens, losing a limb following an accident is one of the most traumatic, life-changing events that anyone can experience. Losing a limb will often have huge ramifications on all areas of life, from work/career and mobility through to hobbies, pastimes and personal care.

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Pedestrian Crossing Accidents: are Pedestrians always Not at Fault?

Posted: 23/12/2020

Designed to allow safe crossing of a road, street or avenue, in the UK there are a variety of different types of pedestrian crossings. Whether it is a Zebra (signalled), Pelican or Puffin (signalled) crossing, if a pedestrian is hit by a motorist or cyclist when using such a crossing, can they ever be deemed to be liable for causing the accident and how does this impact on any claim for compensation?

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Christmas Injuries can happen to Anyone!

Posted: 10/12/2020

With reports emerging this week that Hollywood actress Catherine Zeta-Jones has recently suffered an injury whilst putting up Christmas decorations, it is worth remembering what a stressful time of year the festive season can be, and that mishaps and injuries can often be the result.

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Faulty Work Equipment Injuries How to make a Claim

Posted: 28/09/2020

Whilst there have been significant improvements in workplace safety over the past twenty or so years, many work environments can still present safety hazards to employees, contractors and visitors that may result in a bodily injury. Whilst a large number of workplace injuries are caused by general slips, trips and falls, despite the advances in health and safety, there are still a surprising number of incidents caused by the use of faulty, inappropriate or poorly maintained equipment.

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New study reveals surprising injury danger from glass coffee tables

Posted: 18/09/2020

The study, featured in the latest edition of US publication The American Journal of Surgery, covered a wide range of injury types and severity from life-threatening, emergency trauma centre admissions through to less dangerous and non-life threating injuries. The study, based on data collected between 2009 and 2015, found that glass coffee tables pose a surprisingly serious risk of major injury and even death, with more than 2 million such injuries being reported in the USA alone each year.

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