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Norfolk road worker forced to leave his job after contracting HAVS

A 25-year-old road worker has been forced to quit his job after contracting Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) whilst working for Norfolk city council. Adrian Bideau contracted HAVS and Carpel Tunnel…

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Escaped cow injures meat inspector

A meat hygiene inspector from Surrey has been awarded £6,000 in damages following being landed on by a cow who jumped over the top of her stunning pen. The inspector was…

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Woman wins £6,000 for fractured pelvis caused by work accident

A 26-year-old woman from Basildon, Essex has received compensation of £6,000 after fracturing her pelvis at her place of work. The victim had been working as a waitress at the Outback…

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Construction Worker Falling Off Ladder And Injuring Leg, workplace accident solicitors Sheffield

Building & Construction Site Accidents

Building and construction sites are full of potential hazards that can result in injury. From falling scaffolding to inadequately maintained equipment, the chances of accidents occurring and causing an injury…

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Flight cabin crews being exposed to air toxins

Researchers at the University of Gottingen in Germany have found that cabin crews and passengers can be subject to exposure to air toxins. In its study, the researchers found that toxins…

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Dangers of Working in the Construction Industry: Making a Personal Injury Claim

There have been a number of initiatives attempting to improve workplace safety and prevent serious injury through accidents, however, despite this, the construction industry remains one of the most common…

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Three companies charged after four men crushed to death on building site

Following the death of four men on a building site five years ago, charges were pressed against three companies and a company director for breaches of safety regulations. The defendants, Claxton…

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Crane hire firm fined £700,000 after employee death

Baldwins Crane Hire has been fined £700,000 after health and safety failings led to the death of one of its employees. 49-year-old Lindsay Easton, from Sowerby Bridge in Yorkshire, was…

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Paralysed soldier able to walk again

A soldier that was left paralysed by an accidental shooting has been able to walk again with the help of a bionic motorised walking suit. 36-year-old Dale Messenger had been…

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Sheffield schools see £2.2million in personal injury claims

Recently released figures have revealed that schools across Sheffield have received compensation claims totaling £2.2million from injured pupils and teachers in a five-year window. Of this total, £1m was actually…

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Nuclear submarine base warned over staff safety

A naval base has been threatened with legal action over a number of safety breaches, including a worker receiving a dose of radiation. Devonport naval base is responsible for refitting…

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Firefighter secures compensation after ladder breakage destroys his arms

A firefighter who was forced to medically retire after an incident during a training exercise has been awarded a six-figure compensation package. Michael Hollings suffered the life-changing injury at Ilkley…

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Firm liable over helicopter death

The widow of a recently deceased businessman has won a High Court claim against his employers following a helicopter crash that cost him his life. 37-year-old Tomas Dusek, from Buckinghamshire,…

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Back, hip pain at work compensation claims Sheffield - inured factory worker - load too to carry backache

Bank worker refused compensation for heavy lifting

A bank worker who claimed that heavy lifting at work condemned her to a life of constant pain has been refused compensation. 32-year-old Shilpa Pattani sued the exclusive Knightsbridge bank for…

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Paralysed stage manager wins £3.7 million in compensation

A former stage manager has been awarded £3.7 million in compensation after she was left paralysed following an accident at the Soho Theatre. Rachael Presdee was the stage manager on…

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train accident compensation claims solicitors Sheffield

Nine rail workers had a ‘near-miss’ with passenger train

Nine track workers were very nearly hit by an passenger train going 80mph last month, accident investigators have reported. The rail workers had been operating on a small bridge that required…

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Worker's crushing death ruled as ‘accidental’

An inquest jury has deemed the death of a labourer ‘accidental’ following this week’s hearing. 24-year-old Callum Osborne had been working as a pipe layer on a building site in Whitstable,…

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Council pays out over £330,000 in school injury compensation

A recent report has found that Lincolnshire County Council has paid out over £330,000 in compensation to those injured at school. With claims ranging from a trapped thumb to a…

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Food company fined £35k for multiple workplace safety failings

Kent-based rice processor ‘Veetee Foods’ has been fined £35,000 for safety failings for the second time this month. The firm was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after…

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Majority of injured workers not compensated

Despite speculation that a ‘compensation culture’ is developing in the UK, figures suggest otherwise – showing that the majority of the country’s injured workers are not compensated at all. Figures show…

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Workplace compensation claims dropped by 50% in last 10 years

A report recently released by TUC has found that compensation cases related to workplace injuries and illness have fallen by around 50% in the last decade. The figures revealed that compensation…

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Gym staff member injured by angry weightlifter

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…

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Teacher slips on ketchup sachet and suffers serious personal injuries

A teacher has been awarded £230,000 after slipping on a tomato ketchup sachet in a school corridor.  The Essex high school teacher suffered serious personal injuries after the fall in…

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Schoolboy awarded £15,000 in compensation

An Essex schoolboy has been awarded £15,197 worth of compensation after a teacher threw a DVD case in the classroom and cut his eyebrow. The plastic DVD cover accidently hit the…

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Police payout £144,000 to officers injured on duty

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…

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Firm fined for 19-year-old who died from being crushed at work

A firm has been fined £75,000 after an apprentice was crushed to death while working with machinery weighing almost a tonne. 19-year-old Jason Burden from South Shields was killed while…

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Industrial ‘Oven death’ ruled accidental

After the body of a man was found in an industrial oven at a tyre factory in Cumbria, the inquest jury found the death to be an accident. 48-year-old George…

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Compensation for quad bike crash victim

Holly Raper, from Chorley in Lancashire, has been awarded with £175,000 in compensation after she suffered a serious head injury in a quad biking incident in Australia. Ms Raper had…

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Chemical firm fined after three injured in explosion

A chemical firm based at Burscough industrial estate has been fined £150,000 after three members of their staff were severely injured in an explosion on site. Personnel Hygiene Services (PHS) Ltd…

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Building company fined after death

Building company ‘Chestnut Homes’ has been fined a total of £40,000 after Justin Gillman (26) fell from scaffolding in 2010, resulting in his death. The judge described the death of the…

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Builder prosecuted after putting his son at risk

A builder has been prosecuted after he took his 10-year-old son onto unsafe scaffolding when working on a property in Merseyside. The 51-year-old man – who cannot be identified – has…

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Food company are prosecuted as worker severs fingertip

A mincing machine has caused unnamed worker of an Ilkeston food company to severely sever his fingertip. When trying to remove meat from the machine, at Chilled Foods Limited’s Grange…

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Firm admits neglecting safety after three workers injure their hands

A Lincolnshire firm that makes disposable paper products has been ordered to pay more than £116,000 in fines and costs after three workers suffered hand injuries using unguarded machines. One…

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Building firm sentenced after employee falls to death

A building firm and one of its directors have been sentenced after an employee fell 15 metres to his death in an empty water storage tank in Macclesfield. Liverpool Crown…

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Enforcement action taken at many construction sites

Nearly one in five construction sites visited across Britain have been subject to enforcement action after failing safety checks. In a month long initiative, inspectors from the Health and Safety…

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The inherent dangers of working at height

Workers across Britain are continuing to suffer serious injury and even death as a result of employers failing to ensure they are sufficiently protected when working at height. Life-changing injuries…

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Food company in court over worker's hand injury

A Leeds-based food company has been fined for safety failings after an agency worker had two fingers crushed by hydraulic rams in a sausage roll machine which had a broken…

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Brick firm breaks safety law causing worker to severely injure hand

A West Yorkshire brick making firm has been prosecuted after safety failings at its factory led to a worker losing a thumb and having his hand almost severed in a…

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Court fines company over worker injury

A glass-making company in Leeds has been prosecuted for neglecting the safety of its workers after an employee was injured using an industrial high-pressure jet washer to clean a production…

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Construction Worker Falling Off Ladder And Injuring Leg, workplace accident solicitors Sheffield

Company fined for worker fall

A Kent renovation company has been fined for safety failings after an unsupervised labourer fell more than four metres from a poorly constructed scaffold tower whilst stripping out a basement…

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Enterprise Bill unfair to injured workers

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has spoken out against Government plans to change workplace law, claiming that they are a license for rogue bosses to let safety standards…

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Employer Negligence

Employers must provide a safe working environment for their employees. If your employer fails to meet the required safety standard and you suffer an accident as a result of their…

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Vibration White Finger Compensation

Vibration white finger is an injury caused by the constant use of operating vibrating machinery such as large drills, chainsaws, trimmers, concrete breakers or other types of pneumatic drilling systems.…

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Work Injury Compensation Lawyers Sheffield

If you are injured in your place of work, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Our solicitors** in Sheffield have extensive experience of dealing with this type of personal…

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Lung Disease Compensation

Lung disease is, sadly, a common occupational illness and can be caused by different types of dust, gas or chemicals that some people may encounter in the workplace. Your employer…

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Industrial Injuries

If you have been the victim of an industrial accident and suffered injuries as a result then you should consider making a compensation claim with the assistance of one of…

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Asbestos and Mesothelioma Compensation

Asbestos was used as a building material for many years until the danger of this substance was realised. It becomes a danger when the fibres are damaged and float in…

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