Personal Injury

Two scaffolders imprisoned after worker falls to death

Two scaffolders imprisoned after worker falls to death 21 September 2016 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Two scaffolders have received prison sentences after a worker fell seven metres to his death. An investigation by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found Colin Marshall Scaffolding was not qualified to erect the scaffolding, and there was no evidence that […]

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 […]

HSE opens consultation to simplify RIDDOR

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has opened a 12-week consultations on proposals to simplify and clarify the RIDDOR (the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations) 1995. Although the consultation will not necessarily reflect personal claims customers directly, they should be well-informed with regards to their employers’ legal obligations in the event of […]

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