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Archive for July, 2014

Asbestos compensation claims

Haulage companies fined total of £250,000 after driver left paralysed

July 31 2014

Two haulage companies have been fined a total of £250,000 after a HGV driver was left paralysed from the chest down following an incident at a transport yard in Bedfordshire….

Personal injury compensation claims

Firm fined £5,000 after worker run over by forklift truck

July 29 2014

An Aberdeen firm has been fined £5,000 for safety failings after a worker was injured when a forklift truck ran over his leg and foot….

Employment tribunal

Teen twin awarded £3.9m compensation over brain damage at birth

July 24 2014

A twin who suffered brain damage after complications during birth has been awarded a compensation package worth £3.9 million….


National park officer sacked over emails loses unfair dismissal fight

July 21 2014

A former employee of a national park authority has lost her case for unfair dismissal after being sacked for sending emails containing “sensitive” information to her husband….


Clinical negligence claims rise by nearly 18 per cent in last year

July 18 2014

Claims for clinical negligence have risen by almost 18 per cent over the last year in spite of changes to the law banning no-win, no-fee agreements, an NHS review has found….