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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 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.

A local council is preparing to respond to several personal injury compensation claims employees are making against it.

A number of grounds maintenance workers employed by Thanet council claim to have developed vibration white finger after working for the authority.

Vibration white finger, or hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS), is an industrial injury which can affect those who work with hand-held vibrating machinery and have done so for an extended period of time.

Personal injury solicitors are hoping to receive information to help them progress the claim of a former Essex secondary school student who, it is reported, sustained a serious injury during a ‘piggyback incident'.

However, the case is likely to face a number of other stumbling blocks, not least the fact that the accident the girl's personal injury solicitors are trying to help her claim for occurred in November 2006.

It is reported that the incident happened during rehearsals for a school production of the musical Annie, so an appeal has been made for any of the students who were involved in the production to step forward and offer witness statements.

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