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16th February 2012
The 32-year-old former soldier had been playing the arcade style machine when he hit the punch-ball and seriously injured his hand. He was rushed to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary where he was told he had of the severity of the injury to tendons in his hand. He required 12 stitches as well as surgery to have a metal plate inserted into his right hand.The injury…
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19th December 2011
The two maintenance fitters suffered severe personal injuries when the door and supporting pillar of a roller shutter door they were trying to repair gave way.Workington Magistrates' Court heard that the incident, which took place 20 April 2009, caused both employees to suffer broken legs.One of the workers suffered a head injury when a section of the falling structure struck him on the head, splitting…
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26th August 2011
You may have read in the daily newspapers, or elsewhere, that the Government has decided to take action to stem the tide of what they, and the insurance industry, call the "compensation culture". Now, this phrase is not new; it was invented by the insurance industry at least 10 years ago. The insurance industry's argument has always been that this compensation culture was born out…
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04th October 2004
The Commercial Property Department is looking to recruit a fee-earner, preferably with some experience in Commercial Property, but we would consider anyone NQ up to 3/4 years PQE. Working as part of our Commercial Property team, the role involves dealing with commercial leases, acting for landlords and tenants, 1954 Act procedures, acquisition and disposal of commercial properties, commercial development (options, development agreements etc.) and some…
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