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Tesco delivery driver almost dies after Weil's horror

10th April 2014

A supermarket delivery driver who almost died after contracting Weil’s disease has condemned Tesco’s distribution centres claiming they are overrun with rats.

Darren Finn, 39, was rushed to hospital after complaining he had been suffering from debilitating flu-like symptoms for nearly a...

Family of cyclist left brain damaged in accident appeals for witnesses

4th April 2014

The family of a father-of-two left hospitalised and suffering from permanent brain damage after being knocked from his bicycle just over a year ago, has made an appeal for witnesses to come forward and help in their fight for justice.

Colin O’Shea,...

Widow witness appeal after crash tragedy

31st March 2014

A widow has issued an appeal for witnesses after her husband was killed when his car skidded off a flooded motorway.

Norman Milburn, 59, was driving along the A46 in Norton Disney on his way to a meeting when his Vauxhall Astra...

Mcdonald's worker takes legal action against firm after armed raid

21st March 2014

A restaurant worker has launched legal action against McDonald’s after being threatened at gun point by an armed robber during a night shift.

Student Tipi Rixom, 26, was beginning work at the fast food outlet’s Edge Lane store when a masked raider...

Injured motorcyclist blasts poor safety at race track

14th March 2014

A Manchester motorcyclist has condemned the poor safety standards of a race track after he was left with ‘life-changing injuries’ in a five-bike collision.

Father-of-four Bobby Khan, 42, had been taking part in a track day at Oulton Park, Cheshire, when officials...

Wife condemns council after husband dies in charity bike ride

12th March 2014

The wife of a cyclist killed after hitting a pothole during a charity bike ride has slammed council bosses for failing to maintain the road.

Martyn Uzzell, 51, was riding along the A65 Settle Bypass at Giggleswick with two friends as part...

Tesco food poisoning results in failed IVF treatment

11th March 2014

A woman who struggled to fall pregnant for five years suffered a miscarriage after contracting food poisoning from a chicken bought at Tesco.

Lisa Fessey and her husband, both 41, had been trying to conceive since 2009 and had turned to IVF...

Husband makes appeal for witnesses after bus collision

16th February 2014

The husband of a cyclist who was left severely brain damaged after being hit by a bus has issued an appeal for witnesses.

Yvonne Bosanquet, 54 was cycling across a road in Scunthorpe town centre when she was struck by single deck...

Daughter pays tribute to father killed in road accident

14th February 2014

A lorry driver will be sentenced today (Monday) for killing a Stroud dad-of-four and seriously injuring his daughter after crashing into their motorcycle.

John Essex admitted causing the death of motorbike rider Martin Acock by careless driving on October 20, 2012.

Mr...

Family of six launch legal action against Apollo Theatre over ceiling collapse

7th February 2014

A family of six who were injured in the Apollo Theatre ceiling collapse in London last month have launched a legal claim against the West End theatre in which they were injured.

The Edwards family were watching a performance of The Curious...

Essex mum takes action against shopping centre over ceiling collapse

31st January 2014

An Essex mum of four is still fighting for justice nearly two years after she was injured when a ceiling collapsed on her head during a shopping expedition with her elderly mother.

Angela McStanhope, 44, from Hainault, was inside the New Look...

Law firm welcome investigation into Barclay doctor

28th January 2014

Law firm Slater & Gordon has welcomed the decision by Northumbria Police to investigate claims a doctor allegedly sexually assaulted hundreds of bank employees at company medicals on Tyneside.

Dr Gordon Bates, who died in 2009 aged 73, allegedly carried out unnecessary...

Pensioner appeals for witnesses

17th January 2014

The son of a pensioner who was left with a broken leg after being hit by a car on Boxing Day has issued an appeal for witnesses.

Grandfather Anthony Hollington, 69, was returning home from visiting his partner in hospital when he...

Have-a-go hero calls for law change after compensation settlement

12th January 2014

A father-of-two has called for a change in the law after burglars who nearly killed him avoided paying out compensation for his injuries.

Daniel Mankelow, 34, was knocked down and left for dead by a getaway car as he chased intruders from...

MPs pass new law creating compensation scheme of last resort for mesothelioma victims

8th January 2014

Compensation will be paid by the scheme to mesothelioma victims who are unable to bring a case for compensation because either they cannot trace their employer or the employers’ insurer.

The scheme will be funded by an industry-wide levy on current employer’s...

Worker left brain damaged after being exposed to poison was "lucky to survive"

13th December 2013

A father-of-two left brain damaged after being exposed to a poisonous chemical at work is to pursue a civil claim for damages after the company responsible was heavily fined for Health and Safety violations.

Nigel Verdon, 41, of Ellesmere Port, suffered life-altering...

Witnesses urged to come forward to help brain injured Yeovil cyclist

5th December 2013

A Yeovil cyclist who suffered a serious brain injury when he was involved in a head-on collision has appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

Antony Richardson spent several weeks in a medically-induced coma following the crash, which happened...

Pannone Solicitors to become part of Slater & Gordon UK

28th November 2013

Slater & Gordon today announced the acquisition of the majority share of national law firm Pannone Solicitors, a market leading consumer firm.  Due diligence has been substantially completed and the transaction approved by the Slater & Gordon Board and the partners of...

Family's compensation victory comes weeks after driver jailed over pensioner's death

21st November 2013

The children of a Liverpool pensioner knocked down and killed a year ago can ‘begin to move on with their lives’ their lawyer has said,  after settling a civil claim just weeks after the driver responsible was jailed for more than five...

Young greenkeeper awarded damages after vibrating machinery ended career

13th November 2013

A young greenkeeper had his fledgling career cut short after he developed the condition vibration white finger, as a result of using vibrating machinery.

Neil McCann developed the condition – technically referred to as Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS ) - when he...