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If you have been the victim of a violent crime in the UK you might not know that you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Here at PIP Law our team of No Win No Fee Solicitors deal with compensation claims from people who have been physically or mentally injured because they were the blameless victim of a violent crime. There are a variety of criminal acts that can result in injuries, from domestic violence to assault or it may be that you were helping protect someone else. All too often victims feel they are to blame for their ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
Here at Personal Injury Practice we help those injured in an industrial working environment, or suffering from an industrial disease, claim compensation. This includes those injured in factories, warehouses, manufacturing plants, construction sites and building sites. Industrial injuries attributable to conditions of employment include asbestosis, mesothelioma, other respiratory diseases, and vibration white finger and skin diseases. The Health and Safety Executive estimate that approximately three thousand workers die each year as a result of exposure to asbestos products. Very often, industrial injury results from exposure to a substance or an unsafe working practice over a period of many years. An industrial injury ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
Schools are supposed to be a ‘safe‘ environment for both staff and children but sadly accidents at school do happen. When a child is injured its every parent’s worst nightmare, your first priority is the welfare, treatment and protection of your child. But once the dust settles, can you as a parent claim compensation for your child’s injury? The short answer is yes! In the eyes of the law if an accident can be proven to be the fault of a third party through negligence you will be able to claim compensation. Some school accidents may occur as a result of a ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
PIP Law have recently received some great feedback from a previous client. After receiving great service from our Personal Injury Practice’s team the client approached Working Feedback an online recommendation site and gave PIP Law a five star review. What they said: The Personal Injury Practice worked FAST. They were very helpful, I would use them again, Very pleased with the firm. Questions Asked:                                                                  Client gave: Was the service carried out to the time promised?             Five stars Do they offer value for money?                           ...
27 May, 2016 | General news
Personal Injury Practice is proud to announce we are implementing the Proclaim Case Management Software solution from Eclipse Legal Systems. Since we first established ourselves in 2003, PIP Law have specialised in road traffic and injury claim litigation. Our renowned reputation for efficient friendly service and trusted legal advice nationwide has gained us a vast client base. To strengthen our position we are now rolling out the Proclaim Case Management platform firm-wide. Proclaim will replace our current system and provide a fully integrated desktop solution ensuring a secure and consistent approach for each client. As part of the drive to further promote superb ...
27 May, 2016 | 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
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