Accident at work news

 

Common work-related amputation claims

Accidents at work are not uncommon in the UK and can lead to severe, lifelong, disabling injury, including amputation, whether caused directly in the accident (traumatic amputation) or indirectly as a later complication of the original injury.  Losing...

HSE reveals workplace fatal injury statistics

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the independent workplace safety regulator which protects employees from harm by enforcing employer accountability for unsafe working environments, has published its annual report, Workplace Fatal Injuries in Great...

Protecting your head and brain at work

Every year thousands of people suffer a brain injury whilst at work. These brain injuries can range from mild injuries right through to severe brain injuries where people are left in a vegative state. Statistical data published by the Health and...

Is the Boyes Turner personal injury team right for you?

When someone has suffered a personal injury it is essential that they pick the right solicitor to assist them with their claim. Carefully selecting the correct solicitor will ensure that you have: Access to up to date legal advice. Advice from a large...

Scaffolding and workplace accidents falling, says NASC 2018 Safety Report

The 2018 Safety Report of the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has revealed that the number of workplace accidents and serious injuries reported by its members reached an all-time low in 2017. What were the 2018 Safety Report findings? ...

Rehab for burns victims: How a fish can help

The specialist severe burns injury lawyers at Boyes Turner are fascinated to learn that, in an attempt to improve treatments and recoveries for burns victims, researchers in Brazil are now experimenting with Tilapia Fish Skin. Burns can be caused...

The importance of pursuing a personal injury claim

Personal injury victims often ask whether it is worthwhile for them to pursue a legal claim following an accident. Personal injury victims can be cautious about claiming for various reasons...

Worker loses foot after severe leg injuries

Luke Simpson, 24, was an agency worker for Smiths Metal Centres Limited when he was involved in a tragic incident which left him with a prosthetic foot. The company, Smiths Metal Centres Limited (Smiths)  based in Bedfordshire has been fined for...

A man left almost completely blind after a workplace accident

Duane Scholes, 29, was a trainee engineer at Chatburn-based hydraulic equipment manufacturers Lodematic Components Ltd. H e was hit in the face by a pressurised hose during a test when a connector catastrophically failed. Duane was knocked...

Iceland worker making accident at work claim after breaking her back at work

Geraldine Emery, a Supervisor at the Iceland Supermarket, is bringing an  accident at work claim  for £200,000 against her employers – she says she broke her back trying to move a metal cage full with groceries which fell onto her. ...
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