accidents on public transport

Accidents on Public Transport for Students

University students across the UK are currently travelling home for Christmas, with many using public transport. During this time, with the rush for many students to get home before the 9th December, the likelihood of accidents on public transport may rise. There could be more road traffic accidents, or accidents at stations due to the […]

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accidents at work christmas

Accidents at Work at Christmas

Accidents at work are always common, however, during the lead up to Christmas, they tend to increase. This is mainly due to increased workloads for staff during the festive season. It can also be due to staff not having adequate training, understaffing, and higher expectations. It is the responsibility of your employer to ensure that […]

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Asbestos and lung cancer

Asbestos and Lung Cancer

November is lung cancer awareness month here in the UK, and as we know, there is a link between Asbestos and lung cancer; working with Asbestos for a prolonged period can heighten the risk of developing the disease. A study in 2020 found that Asbestos is responsible for 37.5% of all occupational lung cancer cases. […]

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Disability and work injuries

Disability and Work Injuries

The Disability Discrimination Act was passed 25 years ago this year, and with it came a new set of rights for disabled people across the UK. It has since evolved into the Equality Act, but many of the same fundamentals apply. Yet there is still a link between accidents at work, disability and work injuries. […]

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Diagnosis of vibration white finger

Getting A Diagnosis of Vibration White Finger

If you are suffering with symptoms of Vibration White Finger, also known as Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), you may think that there is no point in getting a diagnosis, as there is nothing that can be done to help. This is not always the case, as getting a diagnosis of Vibration White Finger can […]

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Accident Photos

Accident Photos: A Quick Guide

If you have an accident in public, we know that taking photos of what caused you to have your accident may be the last thing on your mind. However, they are important in your potential claim. Accidents in public places are one of the most common types of enquiry we receive here at The Compensation […]

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