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Are UK personal injury compensation awards really too high?

A recent report from the Republic of Ireland casts doubts on the UK insurance industry and government claims that personal injury compensation payments in the UK are too high and need to be reduced. The report, carried out by the Irish government’s ...
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Fire fighter injured in the line of duty

A fire fighter has been awarded an undisclosed amount of compensation from his employer, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, after sustaining a serious injury whilst fighting a fire at a house in Bickleigh, near Exeter.  The serviceman w...

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£940000 compensation following freak accident

A Manchester man has received £940000 in compensation after taking his employer to court following a freak accident at work.  The accident, that initially seemed innocuous, left the employee with every bone in his wrist broken, rendering him una...

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CCC order weekly heart unit reports

Health watchdog, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), have ordered Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital to submit weekly reports monitoring the heart unit for the “foreseeable future” following concerns raised about high death rates during or followin...

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Tour operator responsible for tragic deaths

A tour guide from a Vietnamese tour operator is being questioned by police, and the tour operator has been suspended, following the tragic deaths of 3 British tourists on Friday.  24-year-old Beth Anderson and her sister 19-year-old Isobel Squir...

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Man jailed for causing road death

A Southport man has been jailed for two years and banned from driving for two years for causing the death of Lancashire man, Andrew Birch, in January of last year.  Mr Birch, 46, from Scarisbrick was the passenger in a Peugeot Horizon being driv...

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Diabetic could have been saved

Type 1 diabetic, 27-year-old Lisa Day, could have been saved if an ambulance had arrived sooner, a coroner has stated.  Ms Day, from Saffron Walden in Essex, was with her friend Luke Halliburton when she fell ill in September of 2015.  She ...

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Dentist in “biggest recall in NHS history”

The 18-month suspension of Desmond D’Mello, the dentist involved in “the biggest recall in NHS history” could be extended by another few months if the High Court rules in favour of the extension by the General Dental Council (GDC).  The suspensi...

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Farm owner fined over worker accident

A Northumberland farm owner has been sentenced after one of the farm’s workers suffered severe leg injuries after a concrete panel fell onto him. It was heard at Mid and South East Northumberland Magistrates’ Court that on the 4th August 2014, the wo...

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Plea to help workers affected by asbestos

When figures revealed that 85 people in the Doncaster area had died from asbestos-related cancer over a four-year period, campaigners demanded that more support should be offered to those affected. The figures showed that 85 people, who had worked pr...
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Teenager’s bone cancer misdiagnosed as sports injury

A 16-year-old girl was told by her GP on ten separate occasions that the pain she was experiencing was simply a sports injury. Melissa Sutton, from Rochdale in Lancashire, was a keen trampoliner when she first visited her GP with pain in her ribs. Ho...
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Car accident victim offered £35 compensation

An executive said he was offered a mere £35 in compensation after he was “almost killed” in a road traffic accident on the M4. 32-year-old Florian Pedemanaud had been in a minicab when the crash happened, leaving him covered in cuts and bruises. He s...
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Misdiagnosis leaves mother with days to live

33-year-old Kaley Fitzsimmons has issued an appeal after doctors blamed the symptoms of her cancer on ‘over-exercising’ after giving birth. Ms Fitzsimmons gave birth to her daughter in April of last year, after years of thinking she would be unable t...
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Cycling legend awarded payout

British cycling legend 84-year-old Brian Robinson has been awarded compensation after he suffered serious injuries in a cycling accident near his home in West Yorkshire. Mr Robinson had been cycling with some friends on the 16 July 2014 when a car kn...
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