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Waste & Recycling Workers at Highest Risk of Injury on a Construction Site

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Waste & Recycling Workers at Highest Risk of Injury on a Construction Site

News article published on: 5th November 2018

There is much more to construction than just building work. A large number of workers in this sector are engaged in demolition, waste management and recycling work. This work can be dirty, hard and hazardous. It can be poorly regulated and controlled, employing a high proportion of migrant workers for whom English is a second […]

Changes to Legal Aid For Bereaved Families Are Necessary But Will They Happen?

News article published on: 15th October 2018

The family of Police Constable Keith Palmer who was killed in the London Bridge terror attack, is calling for urgent changes to the Legal Aid system, after they had to secure pro bono representation for the inquest into his death. Their application for financial assistance had not been finalised by the Legal Aid Agency before […]

NHS Receptionists Have a Duty of Care Supreme Court Rules

News article published on: 15th October 2018

Eight years ago, Michael Darnley then aged 26, was struck on the head in a random attack by an unknown assailant. His friend drove him to the Croydon University Hospital Accident and Emergency Department. He presented complaining of a head injury causing severe pain but was told by the Accident and Emergency receptionist that he […]

Questions to be Answered Over Infected Blood Scandal

News article published on: 10th October 2018

This article appeared in The Times Newspaper on 9th October 2018 The infected Blood Inquiry formally opens. Another inquiry that formally investigations a medical situation that was completely out of control for far too many years before any investigation was undertaken. As a consequence vulnerable individuals have suffered; many have died and their families have […]

Osbornes Personal Injury Lawyers Help Passenger in Car Crash who Suffered Head and Facial Injuries

News article published on: 9th October 2018

Osbornes Law represented a woman in her twenties, who was involved in a road traffic accident whilst on holiday in France. She was a passenger in a car that left the road and crashed into a ditch. She sustained injuries to her face and head, jaw and knee. She was seen briefly at a local […]

Osbornes Personal Injury Lawyers Help Client Receive Six Figure Sum After Being Knocked Down on Road

News article published on: 8th October 2018

Osbornes acted for a self employed yoga teacher who suffered severe injuries when she was knocked down by a car on a pedestrian crossing. Her injuries included a four part fracture to the right shoulder, for which she underwent surgical fixation with a metal plate and screws. Whilst the fracture was healing the Claimant was […]

Compensation for Negligence in Maternity Cases

News article published on: 26th September 2018

According to the UK’s National Audit Office, the cost to the NHS of medical negligence compensation is currently sitting at £4.4 billion. Around half of the compensation paid was for negligence during maternity care, with compensation for brain damaged babies often coming to sums of £20 million. The NHS – What can go wrong for […]

Ambulance Delays: The Shameful Truth

News article published on: 26th September 2018

While it is no secret that the NHS is chronically understaffed and underfunded, it is becoming clear that regional ambulance services are also struggling to provide safe and timely care to those who are most critically ill. Olive Nutt Olive Nutt aged 92 became a victim of these service shortfalls, when the London Ambulance failed […]

Shrewsbury Baby Scandal: Stephanie Prior Speaks to LBC

News article published on: 24th September 2018

A review into the deaths and injuries of babies at the NHS maternity unit at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital is now looking into more than 100 cases. The inquiry, which was ordered by the then Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in 2017 was originally asked to examine the deaths of 23 mothers and babies. It […]

Construction Site Personal Injury Claims: There may be Several Liable Parties

News article published on: 16th July 2018

The Construction, Design and Management Regulations (CDM 2015) are produced by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The Regulations enshrine the legal requirements to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all those people who work on construction projects. The Regulations are applicable to all aspects of construction work, including repairs, extensions and new […]

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