Seth Lovis & Co's personal injury solicitors in London can represent you in compensation claims for UK-wide work accidents, catastrophic injuries, accidents abroad and any personal injury incident which has led to your financial loss, pain and suffering.
Here you can read relevant news items regarding case law, health and safety investigations, and road and workplace safety as they happen across the UK.
A Freedom of Information request has revealed that in 2014 The Ministry of Defence paid out more than £1 million a month in military injury claims made by MOD office workers.
And although the £13.5 million military injury claim bill might seem high, it is dwarfed in comparison to the £31.5 paid to serving soldiers, many of whom suffered their injuries in action.
However, it perhaps seems strange that the bill is so high given the nature of the hazards facing office workers – for example, trips, slips and falls – when compared to the kinds of dangers facing frontline soldiers in places such as Afghanistan.
A teenager who suffered a severe gynaecological injury when a child has won a five-figure settlement as a result of an injury claim for the incident.
The 19-year-old Manchester girl, who was 14 at the time, had been visiting The Pleasure Beach in Blackpool when she was hit between the legs by a high pressure jet from an attraction called The Spectacular Dancing Water Fountain.
The fountain is capable of shooting a stream of water 200 feet into the air.
A woman from Lanarkshire whose child suffered a brain injury at birth has finally secured a payout of catastrophic injury compensation, more than sixteen years on from when the incident of medical negligence occurred.
The payout of £5.25 million in catastrophic injury compensation awarded by judges at the Supreme Court in London, recognised the fact that medical staff failed to give the mother proper advice in relation to her choices at birth.
The 40-year-old's personal injury lawyer described the decision, which overturned an earlier Edinburgh Court of Session ruling, as "almost certainly the most significant medical negligence judgement in 30 years - a momentous decision which will affect the doctor-patient relationship throughout the UK".
A Blackpool construction company stands accused of breaking health and safety rules and thereby causing two workers to suffer concrete-related chemical burns.
During a Health and Safety Executive prosecution at Blackpool Magistrates Court, the company was accused of failing to control exposure to a substance hazardous to worker health and failing to take adequate precautions to prevent injury.
The incident in question occurred on March 20 2014 and resulted in two men sustaining severe chemical burns, one of whom has been told that he may never regain use of his legs.
A dedicated fan of Elvis Presley has received professional negligence compensation from her personal injury lawyers for their failure to secure her compensation within the time limits set out for the making of such claims.
The woman had been returning from a 40th birthday holiday to visit Presley's home, Graceland in Memphis, Tennessee, when she allegedly tripped and fell over the legs of a sleeping steward .
However, despite instructing personal injury lawyers within two days of her return to Britain, they failed to submit her claim within the required deadline, apparently not understanding that although a three-year time limit applies for the making of most personal injury and holiday accident claims, the limit for claims relating to accidents in the air is, in fact, only two years.
A firefighter from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service has won a six-figure sum of workplace injury compensation following the fall from height accident he suffered during a May 2011 training exercise. He had been climbing a 13.5 metre ladder when it fell apart.
The size of the work injury compensation goes some way to recognising the severe impact the multiple fractures, dislocations and concussion have had on the man; he has been medically retired from his eight-year long career in the fire service and still requires twice-weekly rehabilitation sessions. Doctors believe he may also need to be fitted with a spinal cord stimulator.
A 71-year-old grandmother who, alongside her granddaughter, suffered severe gastric illness while on holiday at an Egyptian resort has been awarded a damages settlement after making a package holiday compensation claim.
The pensioner was staying at the, since renamed, Tropicana Splash Resort when a stomach illness resulted in her being forced to take to her bed for nearly the entirety of her two-week holiday.
The relatives holiday together annually, often to waterpark resorts.
A 74-year-old man, diagnosed with mesothelioma after more than 40 years exposure to asbestos while in the workplace, has died in the care of St Catherine's hospice.
The resident of Three Bridges, West Sussex worked as a lift engineer for various firms throughout his career.
A Cheshire family has been awarded a total of £12,300 in holiday accident and illness compensation after a disastrous stay at the Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico.
The family of four, who had travelled to Mexico in May 2014 to attend a wedding, all became sick with severe gastric illness after eating at a restaurant in the resort.
A worker suffered multiple injuries after falling through a roof light at a site in Saltash. The 24-year-old sustained a head injury and further severe injuries after falling nearly six metres while assisting a colleague with maintenance duties.
He had been walking along the roof of Evans Halshaw garage to pass a bucket to a colleague when the accident happened.