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Most Common Causes of Slips, Trips and Falls

The majority of accidents in the workplace are caused by slips, trips and falls and many thousands of people sustain injuries, some of which are serious, every year. Accidents involving slips, trips and falls also occur outside of the workplace. There are, in fact,...

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Why is Compensation Important for Rehabilitation?

One area on which the victims of an accident and the insurers who represent the defendant agree is on the importance of rehabilitation. From the point of view of the accident victim, the aim of rehabilitation is to return, as soon as possible, to the condition that...

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Why do I need a personal injury solicitor?

When you suffer an injury, the first thing you’re probably going to be concerned with is getting well again, going through the treatment and recovery prescribed by your doctors and managing you family life with that recovery. Your first thoughts are unlikely to be...

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Do I have a genuine personal injury claim?

If you’ve been injured for any reason and it was someone else’s fault, you may be able to claim for compensation. Many people get injured and this has a severe impact on not only their health but also their life in general. Not being able to work, or paying for extra...

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Wet Floors and Accidents

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), almost 35% of serious injuries in industries such as food and drink are caused by trips and slips. It means over a thousand people a year are slipping and falling, particularly on wet or greasy surfaces in these...

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Common Accidents in the Autumn

With the leaves starting to turn and the colder weather starting to close in many people look forward to this time of year, however according to some evidence, you should also be watching where you step. The move to darker, wetter conditions can often be a precursor...

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Can you claim compensation if you have been assaulted?

Most of us are aware that if we suffer personal injuries as a result of the negligence of someone else, we may have the right to claim compensation against them. What is the position, though, where we suffer injuries as a result of a deliberate act, in the form of a...

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What are ‘Life Changing Injuries’?

Life changing industries, which might also be described as “catastrophic” injuries, are generally defined as injuries that are so serious that they result in some form of permanent disability, long-term health problems and/or a reduction in the victim’s life...

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What is the definition of a faulty product?

When we make a purchase we are entitled to certain legal protections. We can expect to receive a product that has been properly tested and which is of reasonable quality and fit for the purpose for which we are buying it. In a legal context, a “faulty product” is...

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