Falls At Work on Increase

Today is a very special day for one of the PIPLaw team.  Our Accounting whizz, Dee has turned 60 today, so HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEE! We hope you have a lovely birthday. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pK_JpXc7AMc[/embed]
23 January, 2018 | General news
As temperatures are freezing all across the UK at the present it is causing a dangerous mix of rain and frozen road surfaces that are sending cars sliding into danger!! Being involved in a road traffic accident is traumatic itself, but losing control of your vehicle even at a low speed and sitting there helplessly while your car slides off with its own agenda is truly terrifying. Having to contact your insurers after the event can also become another traumatic event, especially if you have received injuries due to a road accident caused by snow and ice. It’s all too common that with ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
A recent report by the Health and Safety Executive show that between 2013- 2014 133 people were killed at work in the UK and 78,000 were reported injured. In 2011-2012 the report shows that 1.1million UK residents were suffering from a work-related illness, this has a staggering cost to society of £13.8 billion. The most common work related injury are accidents while handling loads, closely followed by slips, trips, and falls. Work place accidents are more common for males the report states as the majority of work place injuries are in the agriculture, construction and transport industry, as well as inexperienced workers. Health and ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
Lots of people are under the misapprehension that all roads and pathways must be gritted to minimise the risk of people slipping. However this isn’t the case. The main priority for authorities and councils is to grit or salt major roads, motorways and some A roads to facilitate easy transport, but they are not duty bound to salt or grit any particular roads. However heavy snow fall can cover a number of unseen hazards that the local authorities are responsible for, lose or uneven paving slabs can often be the cause of personal injuries and you may be entitled to Claim. However if ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
The weekly supermarket trolley dash is stressful enough, without the added problem of slipping on a patch of rogue ice. If you are unfortunate enough for this to occur, you might be able to claim against the supermarket’s public liability insurance. Every supermarket owes its customers a duty of care that covers the supermarket store, the car park, and the entire grounds. This means that, as much as is practically possible, all areas of the store should be safe and hazard-free to minimise the risk of customers injury, such as a slip or trip. Failure to do this constitutes a serious ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
The winter months can be a notoriously perilous time of the year, with frosty and icy conditions making us all the more susceptible to an unfortunate slip, trip, fall or car accident. The last thing we wish to do is usher in the New Year with a few broken bones and bruises! One of the most common ice-related injuries this time of the year is injuries from road traffic accidents. Roads today can be hazardous at the best of times, but throw some snow and ice into the mix and this will cause the most experienced of drivers some extra problems, Icy roads ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
There is a staggering number of people across the UK who each year are involved in some form of personal accident and as a result sustain an injury of one sort or another. These accidents range from slips and trips in supermarkets, work related accidents and even medical malpractice, and a large number of these people don’t know where to turn when they want to make a claim. Here at PIP Law we understand the importance of this as friends and family members always have the best interest for loved ones at heart. That is why we have our Recommend A Friend reward ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
Mad Friday marks the start of the festive season for many who are finishing work, tonight thousands of party goers will be will be hitting the pubs and clubs across the UK to celebrate the last Friday before Christmas. But across the UK emergency services also prepare for one of their busiest nights of the year! Alcohol related accidents are expected to increase tonight as thousands of revellers drink a little bit too much while embracing the festive season. It’s a common misconception that people injured in alcohol related accidents are wholly to blame for their misfortune; this however is not always the ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
Over a period of one year there were 19,000 people in the UK injured or killed as a direct result of bad road conditions. Obscured road signs, worn surfaces, diesel spills, pot holes and un-gritted icy roads all contribute to road accidents regardless if you are a careful driver.
27 May, 2016 | General news | #accidents on the road #motor accident
On Friday the 28th of October was one of the biggest sales days for retailers across the UK and the results from this day where shared across the internet and social media worldwide. Black Friday saw chaos erupt in stores nationwide as bargain hunters swarmed on their local retailers in search of a cheap deal, people who were out shopping lost their minds as fighting erupted over 46” TVs and as a result the police were called out to numbers of stores across the UK. But keen bargain hunters got more than they bargained for as crowds turned nasty! In one store in ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 >