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Personal Injury News

Thompsons Solicitors are the most experienced personal injury law firm in the UK, helping people injured by the negligence of others to make personal injury claims. We have a long history of fighting for the rights of injured people and pride ourselves on always striving to recover the maximum amount of compensation our injured clients deserve in the shortest possible time. We regularly publish news stories about our work and links to a selection of these can be found below. You can reach our press office by calling 0207 290 0000

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24th October 2014

Government and insurance industry climb-down on insurance fraud claims

The Government and the insurance industry have today retreated from their claims about the level of motor insurance fraud in a response to a Transport Select Committee report.


22nd October 2014

Compensation secured for healthcare assistant violently attacked at work

A healthcare assistant, who was attacked by a patient with a known history of aggression, has been awarded compensation with the help of Thompsons Solicitors.


21st October 2014

Premier Foods employee injured in fall after not being provided with proper equipment

A Premier Foods employee, who was injured in a fall while cleaning a bread oven, has secured £4,600 compensation with the help of Thompsons Solicitors and his union, the BFAWU.


21st October 2014

Cyclist injured in road accident secures compensation

A BFAWU member who was hit by a car when cycling to work has secured £13,500 in compensation with the support of Thompsons Solicitors and his union's legal service.


20th October 2014

Compensation secured for prison officer attacked by violent inmate

A prison officer, who was violently attacked by a prisoner at Her Majesty's Young Offender's Institute Wetherby, has received compensation with the help of his union, the Prison Officers Association (POA), and Thompsons Solicitors.


17th October 2014

Premier Foods employee suffers head injury after failure to carry out basic maintenance of machinery

A Premier Foods employee, who was injured at work when part of the machinery he was cleaning fell and struck him on the head, has secured £4,370 compensation with the help of the BFAWU and Thompsons Solicitors.


17th October 2014

Family appeals to former colleagues of deceased Bromford Iron and Steel worker for information about asbestos death

The family of ex-steel worker Gordon Warner, who died last year from asbestos disease, is appealing for his former workmates to get in touch and help shed light on Mr Warner's work at Bromford Iron and Steel in West Bromwich


10th October 2014

CMA report lacks teeth and is more insider car insurance soft soap says Thompsons Solicitors

The Competition and Markets Authority, which spent two years investigating the car insurance industry, has published measures it says will increase competition and reduce the cost of premiums for drivers.


8th October 2014

Thousands of young drivers caught drink-driving

Records released by police forces from across the UK show that more than 6,500 people under the age of 18 were caught driving under the influence of alcohol between 2008 and 2013.


30th September 2014

Compensation secured for factory operative when employer failed to follow safety rules

Oil Tank Supplies Limited has been forced to pay £12,000 in compensation after a failure to follow workplace safety standards resulted in an employee suffering a painful wrist injury.


30th September 2014

Unite Legal Services secures compensation for car crash victim

A man who sustained prolonged shoulder, leg and whiplash injuries following a road traffic accident has secured compensation with the help of Unite Legal Services and Thompsons Solicitors.


26th September 2014

Suicide witness compensation - one of the last due to government cuts

A train driver who was left psychologically traumatised after he hit a member of the public who stood in front of his moving train in an apparent suicide has been one of the last to secure compensation under the 2012 CICA scheme, of £8,200, after help from Thompsons and his union, ASLEF.


17th September 2014

Yet more unsupported claims of ‘fraud’ from insurance industry

Thompsons Solicitors say the latest figures from insurers on 'fraudulent motor insurance applications' are yet another example of the industry making claims without producing any evidence to back them up.


16th September 2014

Asbestos victim appeals for contact from former workers at Wolsey clothing factory in Grantham

A former worker at Wolsey's garment manufacturing factory in Grantham is launching an urgent appeal for former workers to come forward with information about the working environment there in the 1960s.


15th September 2014

Compensation secured for former train conductor injured when platform edge collapsed

An RMT member has urged others to join a trade union after the RMT, with the help of Thompsons Solicitors, secured substantial compensation after he was seriously injured due to the negligence of his employer.


3rd September 2014

Populist nonsense that won’t boost growth

A government consultation on plans to amend the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003, which regulate the private recruitment industry, has closed this week.


1st September 2014

New research into insurance industry ‘crash for cash’ claims supports Transport Select Committee call for ‘stronger evidence base’ for government decisions

Insurance industry 'crash for cash' claims are "reckless and irresponsible" says a leading law firm after mounting a six-month investigation involving eight Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to police forces across the UK.


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