An individual contractor and an engineering company have both been found guilty of breaching health and safety regulations after a woman was hit by fencing wire causing her to need surgery to remove metal from her neck.
A 25 year old man has been awarded a substantial clinical negligence payout from his hospital after he sustained a birth injury after a decision to proceed with a natural birth led to severe complications. He was left with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and is unable to walk and therefore confined to a wheelchair with limited use of his hands.
The Illot Vs Mitson case is a long running case , 13 years to be exact, which many people in the legal profession have been following with interest as it is the first time a woman has successfully challenged a last Will and Testament which left her mother’s entire estate to three charities – the RSPCA, RSPB and Blue Cross.
A survey to assess patient experience in hospitals has revealed some concerning information with regards to the quality of the clinical care of some of our NHS hospitals.
A major road traffic incident has caused chaos after a van overturned on a busy A road leaving three people seriously injured and requiring medical assistance. Emergency services were quick to respond including three air ambulances, Police, a hazardous area support team (HART) and five land ambulances and two ambulance cars.
A family who spent £6 k on a dream, 2 week, holiday to Cuba have been left distraught after they all contracted a severe sickness bug thought to be food poisoning, whilst staying at the luxury resort.
A manufacturing company has been investigated by the HSE and fined more than £1/2 million pounds after an employee was hit and injured by a fork lift truck. The company, which manufactures glass bottles for the drinks industry, was visited by the Health and Safety Executive after a company employee was struck by a fork lift truck causing him to sustain a fractured arm.