A cyclist has been ordered to pay compensation to a woman who he knocked over after she stepped into the road while staring at her phone.
Last week was Injury Prevention Day 2017. The APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) instigated Injury Prevention Day so that people could better understand what the association is about. They want to see fewer people injured needlessly. The APIL are dealing with a continued onslaught in relation to soft-tissue injury claims, but the Government is making no effort to reduce … Read More
Maxine Dunn, a litigation executive in the personal injury department of local solicitors Wiseman Lee, presents a list of 10 important things to do if you are hurt in an accident at work. If you sustain an injury at work, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. While you may decide not to take legal action against … Read More
When is it appropriate to make a claim for compensation on behalf of a child? Maxine Dunn, a litigation executive in our personal injury department explains what’s involved. Children are people too, as Dr Foster reminds us, and they may be even more likely to suffer accidents, but when is it appropriate to make a claim for compensation on behalf … Read More
Whiplash is a term used to describe a neck injury resulting from the sudden and forceful movement of the head beyond its natural limit. It often occurs following an accident on the roads. If you suffer whiplash through no fault of your own, you may be able to receive compensation for your pain and suffering. When you submit a claim … Read More
If you have a personal injury claim to make, it’s essential that you keep hold of all the relevant documents and evidence to heighten your chances of success. The documents that you need may be determined by the nature of the accident, but you should always gather as much evidence together as you possibly can to prove that the other … Read More
If you sustain an injury or are hurt at work, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. While you may decide not to take legal action against your employer until the extent of your injuries has become clear, there are certain steps you should take to assist yourself in bringing a claim in the future:- 1. Report … Read More
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