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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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26th November 2015

Family of mesothelioma victim awarded six figure compensation

The family of a mechanical fitter who died from mesothelioma has received a six figure compensation payment.

25th November 2015

Chancellor uses insurance mistruths to justify brutal attack on injured people’s right to representation

Chancellor announces small claims limit is to increase from £1,000 to £5,000

24th November 2015

CBBC programme set to raise awareness of life after brain injury

Thompsons Solicitors brain injury client, Adam McQuillan to feature in CBBC programme, My Life as he continues on his route to recovery

24th November 2015

Retail giant forced to pay out over black ice injury

Cardiff Marks and Spencer pays compensation to shopper who slipped on ice

18th November 2015

The introduction of tribunal fees brings payment into to the heart of the justice system

Thompsons Solicitors' chief executive Stephen Cavalier has appeared before the House of Commons Justice Select Committee to make the case against the last government's introduction of tribunal fees, which have seriously impeded access to justice fees by putting claimants' ability to pay at the heart of the justice system.

18th November 2015

Explosion at Cardiff Steel Factory leaves five workers injured and two missing

Firefighters were called to the Celsa Manufacturing plant in Splott, Cardiff at 10.30am on Wednesday 18 November following an explosion.

17th November 2015

£1 million compensation secured for man left partially paralysed by medical negligence

Simple MRI scan would have avoided the life-altering injuries suffered

13th November 2015

Unfairly dismissed over a text - Unite Legal Services wins case for member

Radford HMY Group Limited has been ordered to pay compensation for unfairly dismissing a Unite member over a text just one day after offering him voluntary redundancy.

27th October 2015

Ex-prison Officer Awarded Damages Following Career-ending Ice Slip

Thompsons Solicitors secures compensation for POA member

26th October 2015

Firefighter wins landmark case for unfair dismissal

A former firefighter of 21 years has successfully won her case for unfair dismissal with the support of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and Thompsons Solicitors.

22nd October 2015

Lord Dyson slams false ‘compensation culture’

The UK's perceived compensation culture is not representative of the UK court system according to Lord Dyson

19th October 2015

North East service remembers those who have lost their lives on the road

On Sunday 02 November, the North East will remember victims of car collisions

15th October 2015

NUT member receives compensation after honeymoon was ruined

Thompsons Solicitors has secured compensation for a teacher who contracted salmonella while honeymooning in Antigua.

9th October 2015

Unite member secures compensation following serious road traffic accident

A grandfather from Manchester has secured compensation with the backing of Thompsons Solicitors and Unite Legal Services after he seriously injured his leg in a road traffic accident.

8th October 2015

Faulty machine and lack of training leaves worker with permanent nerve damage

Thompsons Solicitors and Unite Legal Services have secured £5,750 in compensation for a production operative who damaged his hand in an accident at work.

6th October 2015

London cyclist suffers critical injuries following a collision with a lorry

A 53-year-old cyclist has suffered critical injuries after being involved in a collision with a Tesco lorry on London's Old Street on Sunday afternoon.

2nd October 2015

Unite member compensated after suffering back injury at work

A man from Bradford who suffered an acute back injury following an accident at work has secured more than £6,000 in compensation.

25th September 2015

Patients suffering from side effects after being implanted with TVT mesh are being urged to come forward and seek legal advice

Leading medical negligence law firm, Thompsons Solicitors is urging any woman suffering pain after undergoing trans-vaginal tape surgery to seek legal advice, amid reports that hundreds of women had reported adverse health reactions.

25th September 2015

Pathologist under investigation for botched cervical biopsies

A pathologist is under investigation by the General Medical Council (GMC) for mistakes made in diagnosing cancer from cervical screening tests.

18th September 2015

Jackson’s recommendations for a new bill of costs are complicated and expensive

Thompsons Solicitors has given its response to the recommendations put forward by the Hutton Committee on a new bill of costs format.

17th September 2015

Family appeal for information from workers of Cardiff warehouse following asbestos death

Family of Cardiff mesothelioma victim appeal for information

7th September 2015

Fire Brigade Union member receives £108,000 in compensation after accident on duty

A firefighter from Louth, Lincolnshire has received £108,000 in compensation after an accident at work left him with a permanent shoulder injury.

4th September 2015

Thompsons Solicitors launches dedicated industrial diseases website

Thompsons Solicitors has launched a dedicated new microsite to provide information and support to people affected by industrial diseases.

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