Personal injury

The unexpected risks of exercise

Exercise: its benefits are rightly touted but there are certain associated risks that tend not to be mentioned by many. Aside from the usual injuries that can happen in any sport, such as pulled muscles, there are other – somewhat unexpected – ways you could be hurt while getting active. Lockdown activity levels During lockdown, […]

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The risk of manual handling injuries

Manual handling injuries are some of the most common you can suffer as an employee. Among the most frustrating aspects of these injuries is that although they can be some of the most painful, they can also frequently be prevented. Most likely to be injured The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work points […]

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What to do in the event of an injury in the workplace

When you go to work, you expect to be entering a safe space that’s optimized for hard work and concentration. So, it always comes as quite a shock when you sustain an injury while in the office – or elsewhere in a place of work. This article is written to help you understand what to […]

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How have personal injury claims been impacted by Covid?

The impact of the novel coronavirus has been felt in just about every part of the economy. Among the most obvious implications have been medical ones. We’ve all been paying close attention to the number of reported cases and hospitalisations due to Covid-19. Statistics elsewhere, on the other hand, might indicate a silver lining or […]

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Neck injury and the resulting impact

A neck injury is one of the most serious and traumatic injuries it’s possible to suffer. It can result in life-changing or long-term damage. Neck injuries are different to the pain or discomfort you might experience as a result of tension – such as from sitting in a certain position for too long. Acute neck […]

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Fatalities at work fall, but how can accidents be avoided?

According to work accident specialists First4Lawyers, a total of 111 workers died in the UK last year in an accident at work, according to the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). The figures represent a decrease of 38 from the previous year and is the lowest annual number on record. The HSE […]

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Lessons learned from remote personal injury hearings in Ireland

COVID-19 has moved a lot of things formerly that were formerly conducted in person onto the internet. While many transitional moves to the web were inevitable, it greatly accelerated the process. In Ireland, courts have been developing technology to facilitate hearings by making them remote. This process has been significantly changed by the pandemic and […]

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Accidents at work when at home, who is liable?

The coronavirus crisis has seen more and more of us are working from home. This raises the interesting question of what happens if you have an accident at work while at home, what duties do employers have and who would be liable if you have an accident? What are an employer’s duties? Employers have a […]

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How to cope with a brain injury

Suffering a brain injury can be one of the most debilitating things that can happen to a person, whether this be because of an accident, blow to the head or medical negligence. Brain injuries can happen at any stage of your life and can have a devastating impact on yourself or those who may have […]

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Making a personal injury claim during the pandemic

Suffering a life-changing injury can be devastating for the individual involved and those around them. Many situations, where the victim suffered their injury as result of somebody else’s negligence, will often result in them making a personal injury claim. This can be to cover the victim’s loss of earnings, compensate for the injury suffered and […]

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