Christmas Is Upon Us Once More
It's a wonderful time of year, or is it? The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents tells us that more than 80 thousand people go to A & E over the festive season. Obviously, not all of those accidents give rise to a claim but many situations do and… Read MorePosted on: December 18, 2023
Pandemic Responsible For Increase In Dog Attacks?
With dog attacks being a constant feature in the news these days, it seems that the increase in attacks is due, at least in part, to the 3.2 million British households who have taken on a pet since the beginning of the Covid Pandemic. Dogs, by their nature, are social… Read MorePosted on: December 14, 2023
Injuries Caused By Fireworks
Fireworks are a popular show piece at many parties, events and celebrations throughout the year, which unfortunately also means that many people are exposed to the risk of injury. Around 1000 people a year are injured by fireworks, which can cause severe burning injuries, often resulting in the need for… Read MorePosted on: October 31, 2023
Attacks By American XL Bully Dogs Are On The Rise
American Bullies are a relatively new breed, originating in the 1980s. They are mixed breed Bulldogs, often being bred with Mastiffs and other larger breeds to make them bigger - commonly known as the XL Bully. Often seen as a ‘status symbol’, they are growing in popularity and are renowned… Read MorePosted on: September 12, 2023
POSTAL WORKERS GRIPPED BY…… A DOG?
Are you a Royal Mail or delivery worker going about your day-to-day job posting customers’ birthday cards, letters or parcels, when, without warning, you post something through a letterbox and next thing you know, something has bitten your fingers and won’t let go? Or the customer opens the door and… Read MorePosted on: August 23, 2023
Increase In Dog Bite Cases
With the rise in dog ownership there has also been a rise in dog bite cases in the UK. Sadly, dog bites happen more often that you would expect. We are acting for many client’s and are helping them with rehabilitation needs and in obtaining compensation for their injuries. There… Read MorePosted on: July 4, 2023
Can I Claim Compensation for a Dog Bite?
There is no doubt that the UK is a nation of dog lovers. Whilst the vast majority of dogs pose no threat, there are over 200,000 dog attacks taking place each year. According to Government figures, hospital admissions for dog attacks have increased by 81% since 2005. An unacceptably high… Read MorePosted on: December 20, 2019
Bleached hair gone wrong – Woman wins £12,500 in compensation
In a recent press article it was reported that a woman suffered distressing injuries from a bleached hair gone wrong disaster. As a result, she has been awarded £12,500 in compensation. The hair bleach accident occurred as a result of the bleach being left on the woman's head for too… Read MorePosted on: August 28, 2019
Eyebrow wax & tint disaster ruined woman’s holiday
In a recent press article it was reported that a woman got her eyebrows waxed the day before jetting off on a week-long break to Tenerife. She regularly had this treatment done at this particular salon but this time, experienced an eyebrow wax disaster. However on this occasion, the beautician… Read MorePosted on: August 12, 2019
Over 2,400 dog attacks on Royal Mail staff last year
Sky News recently reported on the number of dog attacks on Royal Mail staff members. Royal Mail claim that there were just under 2,500 dog attacks on postal workers reported in 2018/2019. This amounts to nearly 50 dog attacks per week. Royal Mail also commented that some of the of… Read MorePosted on: August 7, 2019