The most common personal injury claims

Here at Attwood & Co one of our specialist areas is personal injury claims. Each year, thousands of people throughout the UK attempt to claim compensation from their employer due to injuries that have occurred in the workplace. However as an employer it can be difficult to know when you should be paying out for a genuine injury, and when the claimant is faking their injury or making it out to be much worse than it is. Continue reading

Three Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Solicitor

The aftermath of any accident can be quite a distressing and jarring experience. These feelings can only be exacerbated when the resulting accident has caused you injury. Personal injury solicitors are well-versed in handling the legalities of an injury claim. Here are three reasons why you should choose to employ the services of such professionals to handle any intended claim on your behalf. Continue reading

The most common workplace injuries and how to avoid them

Workplace injuries are extremely common – 175,000 were reported to RIDDOR (reporting of injuries, diseases, and dangerous occurrences regulations) in 2013/2014. But most of the time, they’re avoidable. That is, providing that the workplace you’re in provide adequate training and you understand the most common injuries and how to avoid them.

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Four Mistakes that Accident Victims Make

When you’re involved in an accident, whether it has occurred at home, in the workplace or on the road, the ramifications can have a significant impact on the quality of your life. Victim’s emotions may be running high, and as such they may not be thinking clearly. Mistakes may be made – ones that could affect your future prosperity. Here is a list of the most common mistakes to avoid should you find yourself in such an unfortunate position.

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