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24th February 2015Housing group pay the price for employee suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome
A Bradford man, who developed Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) as a result of the excessive use of vibrating tools, has secured compensation with the backing of Unite Legal Services.
18th February 2015Global Day of Action taking place to protect people’s right to strike
A Global Day of Action has been called by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and the Workers' Group at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to defend people's right to strike.
17th February 2015Train driver compensated after workplace accident
A train driver, who fractured his calf bone when he tripped and fell while walking at St Pancras Station, has secured £20,000 in compensation.
13th February 2015Lorry driver suffers devastating brain injury in workplace accident
An HGV driver from Kent, who suffered a traumatic brain injury, has secured significant compensation with the help of Thompsons Solicitors.
13th February 2015Asbestos cancer victim appeals for contact from former workmates
A former electrician is launching an appeal to contact former workmates for information about the working conditions at CWS Engineering Ltd and S. Barnes & Co, following his diagnosis of mesothelioma, an incurable asbestos related cancer.
12th February 2015Compensation Secured For Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Sufferer
With the support of his union, Unite Legal Services, Paul Davis from Gloucestershire, who developed noise-induced hearing loss as a result of working at Federal Mogul Camshaft Castings Limited, has received compensation.
12th February 2015Family appeal for information in connection with dad's asbestos death
The family of a retired factory worker who died from asbestos disease in May 2012 are launching an appeal to contact his former workmates who were employed at the same West Yorkshire textile mill.
10th February 2015NHS in Wales to continue to shoulder cost of treating patients with asbestos disease after Supreme Court ruling
The costs of treating patients with asbestos disease in Wales will continue to be shouldered by the NHS with negligent employers and their insurers escaping liability after yesterday's Supreme Court ruling, says Thompsons Solicitors.
6th February 2015Government procrastinates on universally unpopular proposals to destroy health and safety for self-employed workers
This week the government chose to slope into the shadows rather than face universal criticism of its proposals to change how health and safety legislation is applied to self-employed workers.
2nd February 2015Tinnitus Awareness Week puts focus on industrial hearing disease
Tinnitus Awareness Week 2015, which takes place between 02 - 08 February, aims to raise awareness of tinnitus while supporting those who suffer from the condition.
26th January 2015Woman secures compensation after suffering burns from tanning salon
A woman from Kent, who suffered serious burns after using a sunbed, has secured £3,500 in compensation with the help of Thompsons Solicitors.
23rd January 2015Compensation secured for aircraft fitter injured in workplace accident
An aircraft fitter, who after slipping on a pool of water at work suffered back and leg injuries so severe that he was forced to retire from work, has secured compensation.
16th January 2015Compensation secured for machine operator exposed to solution that caused dermatitis
A machine operator who contracted occupational dermatitis after he was exposed to a chemical solution at work has secured compensation
15th January 2015Asbestos victim secures compensation and protection for the future with the help of Thompsons Solicitors
A carpenter from Norfolk who developed lung disease as a result of being exposed to asbestos working for two employers has obtained compensation with the help of Thompsons Solicitors.
15th January 2015Firms ‘named and shamed’ for underpaying staff
H&M and Welcome Break named among companies who are failing to pay the minimum wage
14th January 2015Thompsons Solicitors secures compensation for asbestos victim
A Barry man, who is suffering from asbestos disease caused by working at a specialist technology factory, has secured compensation with the help of Thompsons Solicitors.
9th January 2015UNISON member injured in road traffic accident secures compensation
A woman, who suffered nerve and soft tissue damage as a result of a road traffic accident, has secured £3,105 in compensation with the help of UNISON and Thompsons Solicitors.
7th January 2015Victims of Bow roundabout road death secure compensation with Unite Legal Services
The family of a London cyclist hit and killed while in a cycle lane has secured significant compensation with the backing from Unite Legal Services.