A court has heard how a Blackburn man suffered a broken elbow and an injury to his foot when he fell four metres from the roof of a waste collection vehicle. The accident happened on 7 September 2010 as the worker was trying to remove waste which had become stuck to the roof of the vehicle.
A HGV driver suffered severe injuries to his head, back and legs when he was crushed by metal tubes which fell from a crane.
The injured man, David Collins, worked for Spectra Scaffolding who were prosecuted by the Health & Safety Executive following the accident.
A man who was injured when his stationary vehicle was hit head-on by a negligent driver has been awarded personal injury compensation after instructing Beckett & Co Solicitors to pursue a no win – no fee road accident claim.
Rear end shunt: when is the front driver to blame?
The ‘rear end shunt’ is one of the most common types of road accident and one which frequently causes injury giving rise to a claim for personal injury compensation. There is a general assumption that liability for such an accident rests with the rear driver, however in a recent case the Court of Appeal found that both the front and rear drivers were partly to blame for causing a rear end shunt accident.