Ex-foundry worker secures substantial £1.6 million personal injury settlement

Ex-foundry worker secures substantial £1.6 million personal injury settlement A foundry worker who lost his leg as a direct consequence of an industrial accident in his place of employment has been awarded a seven figure financial settlement, and which is understood to represent one of the largest pay-outs ever achieved by the Unite union which helped the claimant secure this compensation. The sum, believed to be some £1.6 million, was also eventually realised with the professional support and guidance of a personal injury claims solicitor, and was awarded in recognition of the anonymous injured party sustaining the life-changing injury in 2014. As a result of the devastating incident involving the individual in question – which manifested after a significantly weighty metal component fell and subsequently crushed the claimant’s left leg during a shift at a workplace located in north-east England – said leg was so damaged by the impact that medics were left with no other choice than to amputate the limb above the knee. While the successful claimant reserves the right to their anonymity, they have recently spoken to news sources explaining just what the massive pay-out means to them and their family as they continue to face up…

Woman wins claim against NHS Trust after surgical packing left in her body after giving birth

Woman wins claim against NHS Trust after surgical packing left in her body after giving birth A 27-year old woman from East Yorkshire was left in constant pain and physical discomfort brought on by the underlying presence of surgical packing which went unnoticed by medical professionals after giving birth to her son. These are the damning findings of a medical negligence case which involved a personal injury claims specialist taking on Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust on the legal grounds of breach of duty, with the latter forced to pay-out a sum said to be in the region of £7,500 to compensate the victim in relation to her avoidable pain and suffering as a result of this negligence. Explaining the series of events which led to this claim being pursued on her behalf, Elise Cattle describes how she experienced several months of pain, bleeding and recurrent infections as an immediate physical legacy of giving birth to her son Freddie at Hull Women and Children’s Hospital. So unbearable and mobility compromising was the claimant’s acute discomfort suffered that she spoke of not even being able to walk properly during this period in question. Unfortunately it wasn’t until five months following her otherwise…