Pages On: Knee Injury
An injured knee is a horribly painful thing, even in only minor injuries. Long term, a knee injury can cause complications for even simple things, such as walking. This is why, regardless of the severity of the injury, compensation awards are there to reflect changes in the quality of life for the claimant, as well as their access to work and future earnings. If you’ve suffered a knee injury in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation.
Posted: 3 March 2014
Posted in: Finger Injuries, Knee Injury, Workplace Injuries
South Yorkshire Police Force has paid out a total of £144,000 in compensation to officers injured while on duty. A total of 31 financial settlements were made by the force in only four years, (between 2008-2012) with payouts ranging from insect bites to knee injuries. As a result, the force has been urged to crackdown on officers who are ‘playing the system’ as personal injury compensation claims continue to become increasingly trivial. Compensation payouts included: £30,000 to an officer who tore a ligament in his knee while training£18,000 to an officer who…Read More