Personal Injury News

Company fined after injured worker requires amputation

Accident at Work 31 October 2017 UK Regulatory Materials Summaries Magna Exteriors (Banbury) Ltd has been fined £80,000 after a worker was struck by a falling pallet and had part of his leg amputated. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found the company had failed to implement a safe system of work for the worker’s […]

Were you a client of Prescotts Solicitors and are wondering what to do next or which solicitors firm to instruct to take over your case?

Prescotts Solicitors closed  by Law Regulator The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) intervened into Prescotts Solicitors, 4 Church Street, Kidderminster, Worcestershire DY10 2AD on 10th July 2017 and closed it with immediate effect. The SRA has appointed solicitors, Gordons LLP, as their agent to act on their behalf. The agent will take possession of client files and […]

Were you a client of COOPS Law and are wondering what to do next or which solicitors firm to instruct to take over your case?

Coops Law closed by Law Regulator The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) intervened into Coops Law, 40 Churchgate, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 1HL, on 23rd June and closed it with immediate effect, suspending the practising certificate of co-director, Munir Majid. Coops Law is an arm of Asons Solicitors which was also closed earlier this year. The SRA has […]

Ministry of Justice not pressing ahead with the Small Claim Limit and Whiplash Damages proposed reforms

Good news for Personal Injury Small Claims Limit  and Whiplash Claims It appears that the Ministry of Justice have announced that they will not be pressing ahead with the Small Claims Limit and Whiplash Damages proposed reforms. George Osborne’s reforms to how insurers deal with claims for whiplash injuries have been set aside by the UK […]

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 […]

£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) […]

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