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Tesco delivery driver almost dies after Weil's horror

3rd February 2016

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...

Injured motorcyclist blasts poor safety at race track

28th January 2016

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...

Holidaymaker sues after contracting cholera on dream trip

18th January 2016

A Devon holidaymaker has launched legal action against Thomas Cook after his romantic getaway was ruined when he contracted the potentially fatal disease cholera.

Tim Warner, 47, and partner Amanda used the tour operator when they decided to book a dream 12-day...

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

4th January 2016

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...

Accidents at Work. Who is to Blame?

21st December 2015

One of the first things that any law student learns is who owes a "duty of care." Anyone who has studied the law - will remember a case about a snail in a bottle of ginger beer. 

Lawyers dealing with accidents at...

Tesco food poisoning results in failed IVF treatment

9th December 2015

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...

Morbidly obese gran blasts docs after botch skin reduction op

27th November 2015

A morbidly obese grandmother who shed more than 11st has condemned surgeons after a botched skin reduction operation left her in chronic pain.

Nicola Woolley dropped eight dress sizes after being told she would not live to see her new born grandchildren...

Royston man in asbestos appeal to former work colleagues

12th November 2015

A Royston man who developed pleural thickening after being exposed to asbestos more than 30 years ago has appealed to former colleagues to come forward and help in his fight for justice.

Having been diagnosed in March 2013, Alan Kendall, 65, of...

£2.3m damages after footballing dreams ended by city centre accident

30th October 2015

A young footballer left with a serious brain injury after he was knocked down in Manchester City Centre almost six years ago, has finally won his battle for compensation.

The Blackley man was just a teenage student when he was hit by...

Family of cyclist left brain damaged in accident appeals for witnesses

19th October 2015

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,...

£1m damages for migrant worker seriously injured in minibus crash

9th October 2015

An Eastern European woman who had to have her leg amputated at the scene of a horrific road traffic collision whilst working in the UK, has received £1,000,000 in an out of court settlement.

The woman’s two sons were with her at...

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

5th October 2015

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...

Landlords urged to recognise gas safety responsibilities

25th September 2015

Following a recent Health and Safety Executive (HSE) prosecution of a landlady for failing to provide evidence that a gas safety check had been carried out at one of her tenanted properties, landlords are being urged to recognise their legal gas safety...

Young greenkeeper awarded damages after vibrating machinery ended career

16th September 2015

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...

Fentons settles fourth ‘isocyanate’ asthma case against same employer

8th September 2015

A fourth claim in three years against the same plastics manufacturing firm has been settled by Fentons Solicitors LLP, after employees developed occupational asthma because they were exposed to the chemical, ‘isocyanate’.

John Gibney, a member of the specialist Industrial Disease team...

Assault victim receives 'ten times' expected compensation

28th August 2015

An assault victim who sustained a serious brain injury has received more than £300,000 in compensation after seeking specialist legal advice – ten times the amount he was expecting.

The young man was assaulted as he made his way home from a...

Wife condemns council after husband dies in charity bike ride

13th August 2015

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...

Massey Ferguson factory worker mesothelioma compensation

6th August 2015

Frank Parker was a non smoker and aged 73 when he was diagnosed with the asbestos related terminal cancer, mesothelioma in about September 2009 and suffered a painful and enduring death that included breathlessness, weight loss and various forms of treatment to...

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

1st August 2015

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...

Manchester worker receives £390,000 settlement after hotel roof fall

17th July 2015

A Manchester man who has endured months of pain after a horrific accident at work has received £390,000 in an out of court settlement.

Despite undergoing eight operations, the Tameside man – who asked not to be named - continues to suffer...