What are the time limitations of making a holiday claim?

If you’ve suffered from illness or injury while abroad on holiday then you may be able make a claim for compensation. You need to do so in a timely manner, however, or your claim may not be accepted. So how long do you have to make a claim? How long do I have to make… Read more »

How to tell if you’re eligible to claim bus injury compensation

If you have been injured in a bus accident then there is a high chance that you will be able to claim compensation for your injuries. As buses carry large numbers of passengers who are both seated and standing, there is potential for significant injuries to occur. If you have been injured as a passenger… Read more »

Police clamped down on drink drivers this Christmas

As the holidays approach, there is added pressure on people of all ages to drink and drive. Christmas parties, catch ups with mates and family outings all add pressure to drink and drive. To prevent drink driving this year, police are using an intelligence-led campaign to catch you in the act this Christmas. Police in… Read more »

Court supports salesman’s unpaid holiday time claim

A former sash window salesman has made British legal history by successfully arguing that he is owed more than £27,000 in back payments for holiday pay he was denied over his 13 year career. The court ruled Conley King should have been given full employment rights as a worker, rather than the self-employed status his… Read more »

Dementia and Football

Before Alan Shearer’s evocative dementia documentary aired on the BBC, worldwide studies had already begun to list brain damage as a devastating hazard of playing professional football. When scientists at University College London (UCL) and Cardiff University discovered – through the post-mortems of six ex-players – all of them had suffered the same tearing to… Read more »

Delayed Rynair Flights

Budget airline Ryanair is appealing to 16,000 customers yet to be refunded for cancelled winter flights to come forward. Approximately 96 per cent of holidaymakers were refunded or offered alternative flights when the Irish airline announced 18,000 of its 800,000 flights until next year would be changed. A total of 400,000 customers were affected. Meanwhile,… Read more »

Serious head injuries nearly double your risk of dementia

New research has determined that sustaining a head injury can almost double the risk of developing dementia. The 40,000 participants of the study all suffered a head injury between the years 1986 and 2014. Half of the vast group suffered moderate-to-severe head injuries – which result in lesions in the brain – requiring the person… Read more »

Major Electric Shock Leads to Compensation Payout

A former BT employee who suffered a major electric shock from overhead powerlines has today won a significant compensation payout. Barrister Harry Steinberg QC explained to London’s High Court the circumstances around the event, where Ian Andrew Milroy was working in a cherry picker in the Sussex village of Catsfield, in August of 2009. Milroy,… Read more »