Accidents At Work

£1m fine for manufacturer after worker dies

£1m fine for manufacturer after worker dies 21 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Parker Hannifin Manufacturing Ltd has been fined £1m, with full costs of £6,311, after a worker died when machinery fell on him. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the work was not properly planned. Article Courtesy of […]

Manufacturing firm fined after employee breaks arm

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries   2 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Studies Sovex Ltd has been fined £17,000, and ordered to pay £24,000 in costs, after an engineer suffered an injury when his arm was pulled into machinery while he was working to install a new conveyor belt system. A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) […]

Engineering firm fined after worker injures leg

UK Regulatory Materials Summaries   2 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries GEA Mechanical Engineering Ltd, based in Milton Keynes, has been fined £75,000 and ordered to pay costs of £15,831 for safety failings after a worker suffered serious injuries to his leg while attempting to lift a decanter scroll into a mobile trailer. An […]

Some of the World’s Craziest Personal Injury Claims

To be able to make personal injury claims means that we all have the opportunity for compensation should something untoward happen to us, which isn’t our fault. Additionally the fact that people have the chance to claim against guilty parties means that people and (especially) companies are forced to take more responsibility for their actions, […]

What you need for a Successful Personal Injury Claim

It is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen. When they are not our fault, it is frustrating when we have to suffer the consequences, whether that it through being injured, having to replaced broken or damaged materials or other effects. If you have been injured in an accident which wasn’t your fault, and […]

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