Pages On: Finger Injuries
Finger injuries are usually not too severe or life-threatening, but the fallout from a finger injury, whichever finger it may be, can affect many of the day-to-day things we take for granted. If you have lost a finger, or they have been rendered unusable, it may affect your ability to work. The compensation for each different finger injury will take into account how it has affected your life, not just how bad the injury itself is. If you have suffered a finger injury in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to personal injury compensation.
Posted: 28 May 2015
Posted in: Bicycle Accidents, Finger Injuries, Leg Injuries, Public Transport, Road Traffic Accidents
Following a surge of cyclist injury cases since the opening of Edinburgh’s tramlines, lawyers have warned the city council that action must be taken to prevent a future fatality. Speculations have been made that the number of officially reported incidents on the tramlines is in fact a lot less than the reality of the problem. One legal firm told the BBC that they are currently dealing with 100 cases. It is estimated that the council could be facing a compensation bill of hundreds of thousands of pounds. One lawyer, Patrick McGuire,…Read More
Posted: 12 February 2013
Posted in: Faulty Work Equipment, Finger Injuries, Workplace Injuries
A Kilmarnock firm that makes engine parts has been fined after a worker was injured when his hand got trapped in unguarded machinery. Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard that the agency worker was a trainee operator working on the rolling mills when the incident happened. He was attempting to free a strip of metal from the rolling mill when his gloved right hand became caught on an in-running nip and was trapped between two powered rollers. His hand was released when a colleague dismantled the top of the unit. The injured…Read More