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Why After The Event Insurance Is Worth Taking Out

After the Event (ATE) insurance can be taken out to cover legal costs and expenses in any litigation or claim dispute. In this article, we look at how ATE is used in personal injury compensation, and how such cover provides a safety net to people looking to make a claim. Claimants can be charged various solicitor or defendant costs if […]

Disclaimers – do they prevent the right to claim compensation?

What is a disclaimer? Disclaimers are used to provide a warning to people visiting a premises or partaking in certain activities. They are designed to make sure that people are made aware of foreseeable risks of injury, or where responsibility will rest if items are lost, broken or stolen. Often when we take part in a potentially dangerous activity, the […]

Employers must ensure manual handling training to prevent back injuries at work

The most common cause of a back injury at work is through the incorrect lifting or moving of items in the workplace. Whether that be the occasional box of paper to refill a printer, repetitive lifting on a factory assembly line, or heavy items in a warehouse or construction site, all employers have the same responsibility to provide a safe […]

Machine operators work accident compensation – Mr. C. W’s story

When someone has been injured in a workplace accident and then consider making a claim for accident at work compensation, they usually share the same concerns and worries about pursuing a claim. Our claimants often tell us that they worry about whether making a claim could damage their employer, cause problems for colleagues or even lose the claimant their job. Good employers will handle an accident at […]

Cleaner’s work accident compensation – Mrs. L. A’s story

There are things that all people who have had an accident at work are concerned about when they are considering making a claim for work injury or illness compensation. All claimants and accident scenarios are different and should be treated as an individual matter, but there are common worries and concerns to address when it comes to making a claim. Claimants often […]

Widow wins compensation after cycle accident kills her Husband

Cyclist Martyn Uzzell died on the A65 in Giggleswick, in Yorkshire when he hit a pothole in the road and was thrown from his bike into the path of an oncoming car whilst riding from Lands End to John O’Groats with friends in 2011. His wife has now successfully claimed cycle accident compensation against the local authority responsible for the […]

Life changing injuries lead to huge fines being issued against theme park for health and safety failings

The importance with which health and safety management should be held by organisations and venues that invite members of the public on to their premises has again been highlighted after Chessington World of Adventures was fined £150,000.  Unfortunately, due to what in hindsight seem obvious and dangerous mistakes, the theme park exposed visitors to the risk of serious injury in […]

Why winter weather can lead to a spike in claims for slipping accident compensation

Winter in the UK is never particularly enjoyable. We spend many months in darkness, enduring wet and windy days and don’t get to see the sun very often. Here we look at why and how the weather that comes our way during the winter months leads to more slipping accidents. One of the most common types of injury compensation claim are […]

Case study – claiming slipping accident compensation from a shopping centre

Claiming injury compensation after a slipping accident is a fairly common type of personal injury claim. If it occurs in a public place it can be embarrassing and the natural reaction is to get up and get out of the glare of public view. However, over years of helping people we have learned that whilst a slip or fall may […]

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