Personal injury

Welsh firm fined by court after being prosecuted over health and safety breaches

December 20, 2013

A Welsh manufacturing firm has been fined by the courts after it pleaded guilty to a breach of health and safety regulations which led to injury to one of its workers. Easibake Foods Limited, a bread manufacturer based in Pontypridd, Wales, has been fined £14,000 and ordered to pay costs after one of its workers […]

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Tractor sales firm heavily fined after horrific injuries for worker

December 12, 2013

A Cornish tractor sales firm has been heavily fined after an employee suffered horrific injuries in an accident at work. B&B Agricultural Sales Limited was fined and ordered to pay a combined total of over £15,000 after one of its employees had an accident resulting in broken wrists, broken arms and skull fractures on 1 […]

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Sawmill prosecuted after worker’s arm almost severed in accident at work

November 20, 2013

A Scottish sawmill has been heavily fined by the Elgin Sheriff Court after one of its employees almost had his arm severed in an accident at work. Damian Gowlowski, 20, was working for Tennants (Elgin) Limited in its sawmill when he suffered horrific injuries to his right arm on 26 September 2011. On the day […]

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Cardboard manufacturing firm prosecuted after accident at work

October 25, 2013

A corrugated cardboard manufacturer has been fined after an employee was seriously injured at work because of health and safety failings in the workplace. The 29-year-old worker – who does not wish to be named for personal reasons – had been cleaning around a baling machine at Prowell Ltd’s factory in Ellesmere Port when his […]

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Accident And Injury Claims: Is Your Business Protected?

February 3, 2013

More and more people are realizing their dreams every day in America by opening their own small business. Many of them historically fail within a few years, but with a dream and strong work ethic, the sky is literally the limit for business owners. Unfortunately, many individuals fail to consider the fact that they could […]

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New York City Elevators – Are You Safe?

October 8, 2012

(U.S. Law and Generally) Images of New York City are full of soaring skyscrapers punctuating the world’s most famous skyline, and everyday, millions of people make their living in some of the most architecturally sound buildings in the United States. Part of the security of working in a high-rise building is that you are protected […]

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Vehicle Tracking Systems Fulfil UK Duty of Care Laws

September 21, 2012

The following is a legal post from a business and finance writer in the UK. Under tort law, Duty of Care is a legal obligation that employers in the UK must carry out in order to ensure the reasonable safety of their employees and others that could be affected by their actions. This is particularly […]

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