If you suffer a head injury as a result of being involved in an accident that was someone else’s fault, you may be entitled to claim compensation. A head or brain injury compensation claim may result in you receiving a substantial compensation award. This will be paid by the insurance company of the person or organisation that caused the accident.
If you’ve suffered burns, scar or laceration injury as a result of an accident at work, a road traffic accident or as a result of any other type of non-fault accident, then it will be possible for you to make a No Win, No Fee personal injury claim.
According to the Spinal Injury charity, Aspire, it is estimated that every year 2500 people are either diagnosed with spinal injuries or are involved in accidents that cause them to suffer a spinal injury.
Of all the serious injury accident claims that Mooneerams Solicitors are asked to pursue on behalf of clients, there are few that involve more of a life-changing experience for the victim and their families, than amputation claims.
Getting an eye injury is never pleasant, however they happen. From dust getting in the eyes whilst doing DIY drilling or sawing, to self-inflicted scratches to the cornea when taking out a contact lens, the pain and inconvenience can seem out of proportion to the actual extent of what are often quite minor ailments.
At the other end of the spectrum, eye injuries can result in impaired vision, either temporary or permanent. In the worst-case scenarios, injuries to the eye can cause total loss of sight, either in one or both eyes.
Nerves play a vital part in the healthy functioning of our bodies. The nervous system is made up of cells called neurones (nerves). Neurones carry messages from one part of the body to another. They control sensation and sensitivity. If you want to pick up a cup of coffee, nerves tell your hand and arm to move into action!
A report on the Royal College of Surgeons website revealed that in the three year period between 2015 and 2018, there were over 23,000 hospital admissions related to people being bitten or otherwise struck by dogs.
The figures for the final year of this study showed a 5% increase in the number of admissions for dog bite injuries, on the previous year. The evidence is that dog bite attacks are not a rare occurrence. On average 147 people a week are admitted to hospital because of them, in the UK.
According to the most recent audit released by The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS), which is described as “the only organisation solely dedicated to advancing safety, innovation and excellence in cosmetic surgery”, the most common form of cosmetic surgery procedure amongst women in 2018, was breast augmentation, with 7,727 such operations having taken place in the year.
Food poisoning claims are often the types of injury claim that get held up to ridicule, particularly by the tabloid newspapers. Some see it as an example of the so-called ‘claims culture.’ People who make food poisoning compensation claims are often viewed as ‘trying it on’.
Personal Protective Equipment or PPE as it is more commonly referred to, is a form of protection that an employer is required to provide to employees, to help protect them from the risk of injury caused by hazards that are specific to the type of job that that they do.