Accident at work? Here’s what you need to know

When it comes to accidents at work, it can often be a daunting process when looking to pursue a claim especially if you are unsure of how to go about it. Here we have summarised some key facts to consider when reporting an accident at work or claiming compensation for a workplace injury.   Employers […]

Distracted Drivers and the Dangers

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The law regarding mobile phone usage at the wheel has recently changed, involving a hefty fine and penalty points for those caught. Recent study results have shown that road users are frightened by the idea of colliding with a distracted driver more than having their car stolen or driving in bad weather. If you’re involved […]

Simple Procedure

Simple Procedure came into effect on 28th November 2016. It’s designed to provide a speedy, inexpensive and informal way to resolve disputes up to £5,000. It has replaced the Small Claims procedure as well as Summary Cause Procedure for certain types and values of cases. The Rt. Hon. Lord Carloway, Chair of the Scottish Civil […]

Claiming Personal Injury Compensation? Watch out for that Time Bar

If you want to pursue a claim for personal injury, the Court of Session in Edinburgh recently highlighted the importance raising a court action within the correct time limit. The law relating to the time limits for an action to be raised has been in place since 1973. Section 17 of the Prescription and Limitation […]

Accidents Can Happen

Here’s one for those of you who like numbers. Do you know that the Health & Safety Executive have published figures showing that in the 2014/15 year employers reported there to have been 78,000 non-fatal injuries to workers? When worker-reported accidents are taken into account, that figure rises to 611,000 injuries at work. Confused? You […]