Prosecution For Scalding Injury By HSE

A food manufacturer has been prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive after an employee was scalded on the arm whilst cleaning machinery. Whilst cleaning the cooking equipment, the victim...


Copyright And The ‘Blurred Lines’ Between Inspiration And Infringement

The dispute over whether mega hit Blurred Lines (written by Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke) infringed the copyright in the Marvin Gaye’s 1977 hit Got to Give It Up, has...


Call For Compulsory Public Liability Insurance

The Law Society Gazette has reported on a speech given by the incoming President of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), Jonathan Wheeler, at their annual conference. Wheeler refers to...


Health & Safety Myths

The HSE has recently published a list of popular health and safety myths which have found their way into common thinking. The HSE has pointed out that the law does not...


Inflatable Slide Accident

The Harrogate News has recently reported on an accident which happened back in April 2013. An inflatable slide had been erected at Ripley Cricket Club, but it was not tied down...


Teacher Accident Claims

The Telegraph has recently reported on the value of teacher accident claims submitted last year, which amounted to over £26 million. What might sound like a relatively safe profession has...


Cohabitees & Property – What’s A Fair Share?

A recent case has examined what is ‘fair’ in regard to former cohabitees’ property. Graham-York v York and Another Case background In Graham-York v York and Another, the claimant, K,...


Will Disputes Between Families

The inheritance dispute case of Lothian v Dixon and Webb [2014] illustrates the problems that can arise if a loved one dies without an up to date Will. Lothian v...


Serious Injuries In Schools

The Sevenoaks Chronicle recently reported on an accident at a school where a pupil suffered serious injuries when he was hit on the head with a shot put in a PE...


Injured Factory Worker In Stourbridge

The Express & Star has recently reported on the case of a factory worker in the West Midlands who sustained a painful injury when his hand was crushed by a...


Health & Safety Reforms

The Government has published its report into reforms to health and safety law which have been implemented in the recent past. They have aimed to simplify the law and make...


Boy Injured by Dangerous Play Equipment

The manufacturers of a piece of play equipment have been prosecuted after a nine year old boy was injured after tangling his arm and finger in a net that formed part of the...


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