April 2013 Archive

Compensation claims: the law on damages and death

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The death of a loved one is a devastating situation, particularly more so when it has been caused by the wrongful act of another. Although it is clearly impossible to put a monetary value on the grief felt at the loss of a loved one, the law provides some routes to compensation if the deceased's dependants have suffered actual financial loss as a result of their death. More …

Investigation into abuse suffered by children at Winton House re-opened

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I read in the Daily Echo today that the Police have officially re-opened their investigation into abuse suffered by children at Winton House. More …

Needle-stick and sharps injuries: Can I claim?

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The Royal College of Nursing defines these in its Sharps Safety publication as injuries that involve a puncture or cut to the skin often from a needle or other medical sharp such as a scalpel. But what can you claim if you find yourself with a needlestick injury? More …

Stay safe on your Motorbike!

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There are over 1 million licensed motorcycles in the UK. For years people have ridden motorcycles for many different reasons such as: the sense of freedom it gives you; the enjoyment; a sense of style with the leathers; the saving in road tax and petrol; the convenience; and being able to jump all the traffic. More …

Seat Belts - Do you know the Law?

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As a soon to be Mum I have recently been pondering over what car seat to purchase for my baby. More …