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About Carl Waring

Carl Waring is an experienced solicitor who qualified in 1987. He has written extensively on the personal injury ‘reforms’ that have taken place since 2010. He is a freelance legal content writer and the Head of Business Development at Mooneerams, Solicitors.

Do you get paid if you’ve had an accident at work?

There is no legal requirement for an employer to continue paying an employee who takes time off work to recover from an injury sustained in an accident at work. An employee who takes sick leave will only be entitled to receive Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), provided specific criteria are met. ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:35+01:00February 28th, 2021|Accidents at Work|

A Brief History of Asbestos (in the UK)

Take a look at our detailed history of asbestos in the UK for useful facts and insights... The word asbestos was first used in the 17th Century. It is derived from an Ancient Greek word meaning ‘inextinguishable.’ Pliny the Elder However, as long ago as the first Century AD a ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:35+01:00February 23rd, 2021|Asbestos Disease|

I had an accident, and it wasn’t my fault!

There can be few adults left in the country who have neither seen the adverts that pose the following question, nor been asked it on the phone by some of the less scrupulous types of claims company: “Had an accident that wasn’t your fault?” At first, it was a clever ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:39+01:00February 18th, 2021|Road Traffic Accidents|

What are the most common types of personal injury cases?

We hear the terms ‘personal injury cases’ and ‘personal injury claims’ being bandied about all the time. However, what exactly do we mean by a ‘personal injury case’ or a ‘personal injury claim’? What is a personal injury case? At its most basic level, the definition of a personal injury ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:44+01:00February 9th, 2021|Personal Injury Claims|

What are the consequences for hitting a pedestrian?

Pedestrian accidents i.e., ones involving a collision between a motorist (or another road user) and a pedestrian, are a daily occurrence in the UK. In 2019, there were 470 deaths from pedestrian accidents. This was an increase of 3% on the previous year.  In, all there were a total of ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:48+01:00January 31st, 2021|Road Traffic Accidents|

Should I make a criminal injuries claim?

If you type the words 'criminal injuries' into your web browser and then click on the 'news' section of the menu at the top of the page, it's likely that you'll see a list of headlines, such as: 'Teenage boy rushed to hospital with head injury following robbery’ or: ‘Man ...

By |2021-05-10T11:31:57+01:00December 4th, 2020|Criminal Injuries Claim|
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