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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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25th October 2016

Middlesbrough man compensated for asbestos disease

A member of Unite the Union has been awarded £180,000 in compensation after exposure to asbestos at work caused him to develop the fatal disease, mesothelioma.

21st October 2016

‘Police Interceptors’ star joins North East memorial service at Durham Cathedral for road crash victims

RoadPeace North East is holding its third annual service remembering those who have lost their lives on the road on Saturday 29 October 2016 at Durham Cathedral.

20th October 2016

Provisional compensation awarded for Lincolnshire man

Albert received £20,000 with the support of Thompsons and Unite Legal Services

20th October 2016

Prestigious legal guide names Thompsons Solicitors as a ‘top-tier’ firm

Thompsons Solicitors has been recommended for its legal services across the UK

14th October 2016

Provisional compensation for former firefighter with asbestos disease

A former firefighter from Merseyside has received substantial compensation after he developed the asbestos-related condition, pleural thickening.

11th October 2016

Family appeals to former colleagues of factory worker after asbestos death

The family of a Yorkshire man is appealing for information following his premature death from an asbestos-related disease.

7th October 2016

Former Unite rep receives compensation for asbestos disease

Yorkshire man developed diffuse pleural thickening after working with asbestos

30th September 2016

Provisional compensation awarded to asbestosis victim

A member of Unite North West Region who developed asbestosis has received £20,000 in provisional compensation with the help of Unite Legal Services and Thompsons Solicitors.

30th September 2016

Mesothelioma victim receives six-figure compensation

A Leeds man has received substantial compensation following his diagnosis of the asbestos related disease, mesothelioma.

23rd September 2016

Family of Unite member awarded £190,000 for asbestos-related death

The family of a pipe fitter who died after developing the asbestos-related disease mesothelioma has received £190,000 compensation with the help of Unite Legal Services and Thompsons Solicitors.

23rd September 2016

Unite member suffers hernia in workplace accident

A maintenance engineer has received more than £6,000 in damages after suffering a hernia in his groin when an eight-metre long pipe fell on him at work.

23rd September 2016

Settlement secured for Lincoln woman after accident at work

A Unite the Union member has received damages after a fall at work caused injuries to her knee and hip and accelerated symptoms of a pre-existing osteoarthritic condition.

20th September 2016

Welder left blind in one eye after accident at work

A West Midlands man who was left blind in one eye and developed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) after an accident at work has received damages with the help of Thompsons Solicitors.

20th September 2016

Former firefighter secures settlement after being hit by car

A former firefighter has secured £36,000 after breaking his left leg when he was hit by a car.

16th September 2016

Retired rail worker awarded compensation for asbestos disease

A former railway worker from Luton has received compensation after asbestos exposure caused him to develop a disabling lung condition.

11th September 2016

UK workers must not be left worse off than their European counterparts post-Brexit

Thompsons urges the UK Government not to cave to political pressures

9th September 2016

Former rail worker compensated for hand injury at work

A Nottinghamshire man who suffered a long term injury to his left hand while working on railway repairs has been compensated £15,000 with the backing of Thompsons Solicitors and Unite Legal Services.

9th September 2016

Thousands of trade union members set to gather in Brighton for annual Trades Union Congress 2016

Thompsons Solicitors will stand up for the rights of British workers alongside thousands of union delegates in Brighton from this Sunday [11 September], as part of the 148th annual Trades Union Congress (TUC) 2016.

5th September 2016

Compensation for victim of asbestos-related lung cancer

A Hampshire man has received £110,000 in compensation after developing lung cancer, caused by decades of exposure to asbestos.

2nd September 2016

Plasterer awarded £50,000 following back injury

Kenneth suffered a strain injury in a fall

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