Pages On: Criminal Injury and Assault
For the most part, Britain is a safe place. However, violent crime is a real and present danger and can cause serious damage to victims of criminal assault. If you have been injured by a criminal, there is a scheme set up to help victims claim compensation. The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is set up to help, and our team of solicitors can guide you through the process of claiming, and build a successful case for you.
Posted: 31 March 2014
Posted in: Criminal Injury and Assault, Public Place Accidents, Workplace Injuries
A member of staff at Nuffield Health gym was injured on the leg after a man threw down his dumbbell when closing time was announced. Lee Maxwell had been doing bicep curls when staff-member Donald Brown announced to the gym that it was due to close. Mr Maxwell was holding a 60kg dumbbell before throwing it down in anger, hitting Mr Brown on the shin and causing him serious injury. The case was taken to Somerset Magistrates Court where Mr Maxwell defended his case, arguing that he did not intent to hit…Read More