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Avoidable strain caused hernia at work A delivery driver has received a substantial payout after suffering a hernia at work. Unite member Peter Warwick, who was a DHL driver when he suffered the injury, strained his groin trying to move an unusually heavy pallet as part of a delivery to a TK Maxx store.
Government accepts compo call on hand disease Thousands of former miners and other manual workers may soon qualify for state compensation for a debilitating hand condition caused by their jobs.
The Mirror and related editorial. TUC warns that compensation is at risk The TUC has added its voice to calls for the government to withdraw its proposals to increase the small claims limit for workplace injury claims. The small claims limit is the level at which you can reclaim legal costs if a claim is successful.
Ministers want to push more cases through the small claims court in England and Wales, which would leave hundreds of thousands of workers without access to legal advice.
Usdaw news release and Justice for Injured Workers campaign. The union was commenting after justice minister Rory Stewart, responding to a Labour charge that the changes would rob injured workers of essential legal support, told MPs: Justice questionsHansard, 10 July PCS member Nicholas Callow fractured his wrist when opening a security door at the British Embassy in the US capital, where he worked as an administrator.
Justice Select Committee news releasereport summary and conclusions and recommendations. Payout deal to asbestos victim will cover any emerging treatment A Halifax man who suffers from the asbestos cancer mesothelioma has received a settlement that includes an agreement to cover the cost of treatments that may not currently exist or be available yet.
Next steps in group action on coke oven cancers Hundreds of former steelworkers are believed to have joined a legal case seeking compensation for cancers and lung diseases caused by their jobs.
The window to join the multi-million pound legal battle against Tata Steel UK for compensation for respiratory diseases and lung cancers has now closed, after the High Court set a deadline of 23 February to join a group action.
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Background on the case from Hugh James Solicitors and Hazards magazine. Violent crime payouts to shopworkers cut by half The number of retail workers receiving criminal injury compensation after a violent crime at work has almost halved since the government introduced cost-cutting changes, research by Usdaw has found.
Concern as bosses sit in on compo medicals Have you been injured at work? If you are in West Australia and your job has harmed you, you might be in for a shock — employer are increasingly sitting in on the medicals that follow.
The judge at Bradford County Court found that art and design lecturer Kate Rawnsley suffered depression and anxiety resulting from the negligence of her employer. Thompsons Solicitors news release. China clay worker killed by dust exposure The family of a former clay dryer who died of an occupational dust disease four years ago has received a five-figure compensation settlement.
Irwin Mitchell news release. The union body warns that the Ministry of Justice proposals, included in its Prisons and Courts Bill, will force many workers, including those on low incomes, to pay for legal advice when seeking compensation for workplace injuries or work-related ill-health.
How unions make a difference to health and safetyTUC. Lawyer Harminder Bains said: Usdaw warning on dangerous compensation reforms Proposed changes to compensation law aimed at cutting whiplash claims will have a devastating effect on injured workers and workplace safety, the retail union Usdaw has warned.
The deal reached with six Lithuanian chicken catchers is the first settlement of a claim against a British company in relation to modern slavery, and came after the group became frustrated at the lack of a criminal prosecution.The National Archives is the UK government's official archive.
Our main duties are to preserve Government records and to set standards in information management and re . With more rain and snow on the way, the supposed “unending drought” that the New York Times reported on last year has, in a matter of weeks, ended — at least in Northern California..
Yesterday’s color satellite imagery from NASA shows the dramatic changes which have occurred since the . September 7th, - Clutch, the influential heavy rock band from Maryland, has released their twelfth studio album “Book of Bad Decisions” today via their own label Weathermaker Music.
The new album “Book of Bad Decisions” consists of 15 new tracks that are on all the album formats. Formats include: CD, 2xLP Standard Black Vinyl, Limited edition page Book with CD, Limited edition.
When the cost of AT&T land line + DSL got too ridiculous, I switched to cable DSL and got the Line 2 app for my iPod.
For $8 a month this gives me unlimited calls in the US and cheap rates overseas plus a regular phone number that outsiders can call – the iPod even rings like . February 16th, Tagged historic photos, holiday, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, mountain, Mt. Rushmore, President's Day, sculpture, South Dakota; Permalink.
President’s Day is always celebrated on the third Monday of February and the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a sculpture carved into the granite near Keystone, South Dakota, seemed most appropriate to celebrate it.
I have been a cynical towards people who worry about smart meters for a couple years, even was an early adopter nearly 5 years ago. The last year I have been experiencing a chronic sore throat that my doctors can’t explain, my kids are developing learning disabilities, among other strange health issues.