Clutha Vaults pub helicopter accident

As work to lift the remains of the helicopter wreckage from the Clutha Vaults pub in Glasgow begins this morning, the thoughts of the personal injury solicitors at George Ide are with the families of those who have lost loved ones, have family members who have been injured, or are still waiting for someone to be found by the rescue team.

Man suffered serious injuries on first day at demolition site

A company specialising in demolition, excavation, and dismantling services, based in East Markham in Nottinghamshire, has been fined £40,000 after a serious accident at work occurred on a site in Worksop in January 2011.

Sailing simulator used in spinal injury study

Research undertaken by the Kennedy Krieger Institute, Boston, has revealed that a sailing simulator can have positive effects on the symptoms of spinal injury.

Faked Will sees man appear in court

In Darlington, a former police officer has admitted fraudulent activity relating to a Will he said was that of his dead father.

Man survived being crushed between HGV and trailer

A man employed by a haulage company as an off-site trailer fitter, who was injured while performing this role in Derbyshire, might now choose to make a work accident claim for compensation after his employers and their sister company were found liable for the incident.

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