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Council Fined Following Bin Lorry Accident
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has announced that it has fined Birmingham City Council £10,000 with £1,887 in costs after a refuse worker sustained leg injuries when he was trapped.....to read the full article please click here.
Court Clarifies Common Law Duty to Road Users in Railings Claim
The tragic case of Foulds v Devon CC (2015) QBD relates to a cycling accident where an 18 year old lost control of his bicycle and left the carriageway, continuing through/over ornamental metal railings which were on top of a low retaining wall, and falling down a large.....to read the full article please click here.
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Judge Weeds Out Claim
The Claimant brought a claim for personal injuries after he slipped whilst carrying a recycling box in the yard at the rear of the property he rented from the Defendant. It was alleged that the presence of weeds in the yard caused the Claimant to fall.
At trial, the Judge found that.....to read the full article please click here.
Claimant’s Claim Picked Off by Major Retailer
The Claimant alleged that whilst acting in the course of his employment as an order picker at a major retailer, he was using a hook to pull a product forward on the bottom level of racking, when the hook allegedly got stuck....to read the full article please click here.
Frostbite claim defended at trial
A claim for personal injury was dismissed by the Court in this recent case for The Co-operative Group. The Claimant, a Warehouse Picker alleged that she suffered frostbite after being required to....to read the full article please click here.
Cycling Pothole Claim Win
The Claimant alleged that whilst out cycling he hit a pothole at a speed of around 18 to 20 miles per hour and was thrown from his bike sustaining....to read the full article please click here.