An accident between a bicycle and a motorbike has left one man dead and another one suffering from minor arm injuries. The accident happened just before 4pm on a canal towpath in Leigh.

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A fine of £200,000 has been given to UK Coal after the company pleaded guilty to health and safety breaches after the death of miner Ian Cameron.

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Although surgery isn’t a very popular choice for many of us, the fact is that throughout our lives we will most likely have to undergo the knife at some point and when we do, we want to be safe in the knowledge that our surgery is being carried out in a safe and efficient manner.

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Depending on what type of surgery you require, chances are that at some point you will need to undergo anaesthetic

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Undertaking any type of dental work is never a pleasant experience, but with careful and regular dental care we can always hope to avoid a trip to the dentist.

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Although in general if we have an injury or illness our local GP will be our first port of call, they aren't always able to treat or identify these potential medical issues that we have and if we do find ourselves in this situation then we may require more specialist treatment.

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Having a stroke can be one of the most traumatising experiences that a person can go through – on the other side of this it can also be an experience that a person can have without even really knowing what has happened.

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If you are ill or injured but you aren’t quite sure what the problem is, then chances are that you will likely have to undergo a number of tests to determine what the potential problem could be.

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Dealing with an abortion can be an incredibly traumatising experience for any individual, but unfortunately on top of that you may often also be left dealing with physical damage as the result of this type of operation.

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Blood is one of the most important elements of the human body and ensuring that it’s in good condition is important to allow many areas of our body to function in the way that they should.

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Fractures can be incredibly painful experiences and in many situations they can also be relatively hard to identify, especially if they are quite small.

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Dealing with a disability can be an incredibly challenging situation for any individual, but if you aren’t aware that you have a disability then it can be even harder to know how to get treatment and deal with it accordingly.

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When you are dealing with serious injuries or illnesses, diagnosing the illness in a prompt and efficient manner is crucial to ensuring that it can be treated effectively before any further symptoms can potentially develop.

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Cancer is perhaps one of the most dangerous and most serious illnesses that a person can have to deal with and in many cases unfortunately this terrible disease can be fatal.

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Cycling around has become a popular option for people who are looking to improve their own health and to save money on what has become incredibly expensive fuel costs in recent years

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Pets play an important role in the lives of many people and for some people they do provide a great companion throughout life. Having a pet is not only a pleasure but it’s also a responsibility and if you do choose to take on this role then you need to understand that your pet needs to be maintained and looked after in a responsible manner – if this doesn’t happen then serious injuries can occur.

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Although we mainly feel that road accidents are caused by other road users, this is not always the case and in many situations the way that our roads are maintained can make a big contribution to our safety and the number of incidents which occur on them.

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Although roads are perhaps one of the most common parts of infrastructure that we have they can also be very dangerous areas and they are perhaps one of the most common locations for a number of different compensation claims.

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A coroner has ruled that an overdose of morphine played a part in the death of two babies in Stafford Hospital in November 2010 – aged just one day old.

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Accidents in the workplace are quite common around the UK and although there are relatively strict health and safety guidelines to govern how a workplace should operate for the safety of their staff, unfortunately in some situations this does very little to prevent injuries and accidents from happening.

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The back is one area of the body that is incredibly important to pretty much any task we are trying to do and any injuries in this area can leave us with serious health problems and concerns further down the track.

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Fractures in the workplace are not uncommon right around the UK and for many people they are perhaps one of the most common sources of a compensation claim.

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In many situations you could find yourself sustaining an injury that you barely notice – often as the result of a light impact – and in this case you could find that you have sustained an avulsion fracture which could have the potential to have a serious impact on your health if it’s not appropriately treated.

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A 22-year-old man admitted to causing the death of a six-year-old boy in Wakefield, West Yorkshire in June last year. The man of Emley, Huddersfield admitted to Leeds Crown Court that he was responsible for causing death by dangerous driving and could now potentially face a term in jail.

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Fractures can be one of the most painful and yet perhaps one of the most common types of personal injury claims that you could look at making.

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When we think of a fractured bone, the most common idea that we get is of the bone split or broken into two or more parts right across the middle. Essentially this is what a transverse fracture is.

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Every bone in our body serves a purpose and whether this is a significant or relatively insignificant purpose, it still plays its part in ensuring that we are able to function in the way that we desire.

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There are many different fractures that you could sustain which have the potential to leave you with quite serious injuries but perhaps one of the less common and yet more painful types of fracture that you might come across is the spiral fracture.

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A Bury policeman has denied the charges laid against him after a crash in Greater Manchester resulted in the death of his passenger. On 5 December 2011 Brendan Buggie was involved in a collision on Manchester Road, Ramsbottom, he was later charged with causing a crash which led to the fatality of his passenger.

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The workplace is one of the most common areas for a personal injury claim to be made, and this is generally because any accidents in this area are the result of direct negligence made by either an employer or a fellow member of staff.

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Although the word “fracture” is often referred to as something that isn’t serious, this is not always the case. In some situations you may suffer just a light fracture which will generally heal itself within a few weeks.

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A collision with a lorry has left a cyclist dead outside a crematorium in Nottinghamshire. The crash which happened outside Bramcote Crematorium in Coventry Lane, Bramcote left the man who is thought to be 40 with serious head injuries.

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For many people suffering from a fractured bone is hard enough, but unfortunately in some situations the ramifications of this broken bone can be far more severe and can lead to further complications.

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Although many people believe a fracture to be the separation of just one area of the bone, this is not always the case and there are a number of different fractures that you could receive at any one time.

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If you have been involved in an accident caused by another person then you could find yourself the victim of a comminuted fracture.

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Although there are a number of different injuries that you could consider making a compensation claim for, fractures are perhaps one of the most painful and often hardest to identify.

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A road crash near Shropshire has left a motorcyclist dead. Shortly before 18:45 BST on Saturday emergency crews were called to the A529 in Adderley where a motorcyclist had been involved in a collision.

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A 67-year-old man from Carlisle was killed after being hit by a Skoda Octavia as he crossed Newtown Road last Saturday night.

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According to a new report, crashes within the Greater Manchester area have more than halved over the past decade.

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Although not a major issue in modern society, the topic of asbestos within the workplace has been hotly debated for many years.

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Compensation claims in the workplace are something that we commonly deal with, mainly as injuries have been caused as a result of direct negligence on behalf of the employer, and a clear lack of the appropriate health and safety guidelines.

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One of the most common injuries that you can sustain in a workplace is a single fracture and this often occurs as the result of an accident or impact that you might have within your working environment.

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Although the workplace is a mecca for a number of different accidents and injuries, there are some injuries in this environment that are far worse than others.

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In terms of personal injury claims, the workplace is perhaps one of the most common areas for this type of claim to occur, and this is generally because it’s an area where a person tends to spend the greatest majority of their life.

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There are a number of different injuries that you can sustain in the workplace and these vary in severity depending on the accident and circumstances that you have been involved in.

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There are a number of common situations in the workplace which can leave a person with fractures to their body, but as with any type of injury some are far worse than others.

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Dealing with a fractured limb can be an incredibly painful and difficult process, but unfortunately in some circumstances this can be made worse if the limb is fractured in more than one place.

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Whether it’s walking, running or simply getting around, our legs are one of the most important parts of our body. Although in many situations they are one part of our body that we take for granted, from time to time accidents can happen and we could be left with a broken leg as a result of an injury in the workplace – which makes it increasingly difficult to perform a number of common daily tasks.

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Whether you are typing, using machinery or even driving, your hand is one of the most important body parts that is required to complete these tasks. In many cases our hands are something that we take for granted and it isn’t until we lose functionality in this part of our body that we realise exactly how important they actually are to our ability to perform common tasks.

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On a daily basis, our arms are used quite frequently to complete a number of tasks. Whether we are in the workplace or at home, the flexibility and strength that our arms give us are crucial to our ability to perform properly and if for any reason our arms become damaged or are unable to function as they should, it can have a direct impact on our daily lives and our ability to work.

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The ankle is one of the most crucial joints in the body - it’s responsible for connecting our leg to our foot and for ensuring that the movement that we have is smooth and flexible.

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Back injuries are potentially one of the most serious and most dangerous types of injuries that you can sustain and as such, any injuries of this type can be incredibly debilitating and require a great deal of rest and rehabilitation.

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In personal injury law one of the most common types of injury claims that we deal with are those which occur in the workplace. As this is an area where a person tends to spend the greatest majority of their time, it’s also a place where many injuries can occur.

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As one governing body which we tend to have a great deal to do with, the council is responsible for maintaining many of our public services, roads and facilities to the highest standards possible

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Carbon monoxide could have been to blame for the death of a 59-year-old man and a 69-year-old woman in Eden Street, Coldhurst on Friday. The bodies were found by police and paramedics at around 12pm after a family member concerned for their welfare raised the alarm. After a post mortem proved inconclusive, a toxicology test will now be carried out to determine the causes of death.

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The parents of a young child who lost part of her finger in a medical accident are seeking $15,000 compensation from the operating nurse. The child was 3 months old when the accident occurred at the Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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An inquiry into abuse at Jersey’s children’s homes between 1945 and 1994 has meant over 100 previous residents are now eligible to make a claim for abuse that they suffered.

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As an area where we spend a great deal of our lives, the workplace is one area where we like to feel safe and secure.

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Often unnoticed or dismissed as a relatively small abrasion or injury, pressure sores are one type of injury that can be hard to diagnose and therefore isn’t frequently considered during personal injury claims.

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Whether you have recently taken a cruise holiday, been out on a boat, or simply have engaged in any water-type activity at sea, you could be at risk of a maritime accident.

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Dealing with a personal injury claim can be a traumatic experience, particularly if you have suffered medically as a result of an accident, but what can really add insult to injury is when you begin to struggle financially as a result.

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As one of the main areas of our body, our chest is responsible for housing some of the most important organs in our body and any injuries in this area can cause serious health issues and potential long term damage.

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As one of the most important joints in our bodies, our elbows form a crucial link between our forearms and upper arm area, and they are responsible for giving us the movement and flexibility that we require to perform a number of common daily tasks.

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Building and construction zones are some of the most potentially hazardous and dangerous areas and there are a number of safety rules and regulations which govern the way that these areas must be operated.

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Shopping is an essential part of life, and for many people it’s something that they enjoy.

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The manufacturing industry is one of the largest and most important industries in the world and as such it employs a wide number of employees.

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On the weekend, or even in some cases on a week night, the pub is an area where most people like to spend their time if they are looking to relax with a few beers.

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One of the most common sources of personal injury claim is from an error during a surgical procedure or during a medical treatment.

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Often in the construction or manufacturing environment one of the most common pieces of apparatus that we will be required to use is a ladder.

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Unless you happen to work or live in a single storey building, then you will have to deal with stairs on a regular basis.

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Animals and pets are an incredibly large part of our lives, especially in the life of a child and developing a love of animals and interaction with them is often an important of growing up.

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Although all personal injury claims can be tough, there are some which can have a far more drastic impact on a person's life than others. Often developed at birth, cerebral palsy can have a huge impact on the life of not only an individual, but also to many people around them.

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Up to £600 million could be paid to relatives of asbestos victims after a landmark victory in the Supreme Court. The court ruled that asbestos victims could now claim for insurance when they had been exposed to asbestos dust – rather than previously where they had to exhibit symptoms first.

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Each year there are thousands of road traffic accidents right around the UK, ranging from very serious accidents which occur at high speed, to very minor accidents which may be a simple shunt in a car park.

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Every year in the UK thousands of people are injured in road traffic accidents, but unfortunately some of these injuries are more severe than others and when it comes to amputation, this type of injury can have a direct impact on your lifestyle.

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Generally when you are in a hospital environment you are hoping to receive the best care possible and in most situations, doctors, nurses and various other healthcare professionals do their utmost to ensure that this happens.

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Road traffic accidents can result in a number of injuries to the occupants of any vehicle, but one of the most common injuries that can occur as a result of an impact of this type is a fracture.

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One of the most severe types of injuries that you can sustain from a road traffic accident is a head injury and in many situations the impact and trauma caused from this event can leave you with long term, serious injuries.

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In addition to the thousands of women who have received the faulty PIP implants since 2001, it is now thought than an additional 7000 women may have received these implants before 2001, and may now need to have them removed.

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Dr Carwyn Hooper from St George’s University of London believes new research suggest that wearing protective headgear is useless should a serious cycling accident occur.

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When a person thinks of a road traffic accident, they are usually thinking of a high speed collision which results in the car becoming a total write-off and serious injuries to the occupants, but this is simply not always the case.

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Emergency vehicles are an incredibly important part of society and it’s due to the dedication and commitment of these team members that many lives are saved across the UK each year.

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Although personal injuries can happen anywhere, in most situations there is a person at fault and in many situations these injuries could have been avoided if the correct precautions and safety measures had been taken.

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As the basis of our body, our spine is one of the most important bones that we have and any injuries in this area can have a serious impact on our lifestyle.

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Firefighters were called to the scene of a three vehicle collision last Thursday night which left one man with serious injuries and two others with minor injuries. The collision on Pasture Lane in Rainford left an elderly man with serious chest and neck injuries, having to be cut from the vehicle.

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A young boy has escaped with just cuts and bruises after falling 6ft down a drain after being the victim of a loose manhole cover. The four year old boy was taken to a nearby hospital after he sustained the injury while out playing with his brother and uncle.

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In some situations a perfectly stationary object which you don’t see can cause just as much damage to you and your vehicle.

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Whether travellers, vacationers or people who are here on work, each year thousands of foreign drivers enter the UK for a practical purpose and the majority of these people will at some time use the UK road network.

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Regardless of how they happen, injuries can be sustained through any type of road traffic accident and in general, due to the nature of the accident and the impact which results, neck injuries are one of the most common types that can occur.

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Road traffic accidents can lead to a number of different injuries, but due to the general design of a car and the fact that many accidents involve a front-end impact, your legs are one area of the body which are most likely to suffer from injuries.

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Road traffic accidents are incredibly common right across the UK and each day many motorists receive injuries through the negligence of another road user or governing body.

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Back injuries are perhaps one of the most crippling and debilitating injuries that you could sustain and they are one type of injury that is able to have a very direct impact on your lifestyle.

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As one of the most functional parts of our bodies, our arms are something that we use regularly on a daily basis to perform a wide range of common tasks.

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The UK has been hit with a cold end to winter, subjected to freezing temperatures and heavy snowfalls in some areas, which forecasters are not predicting to end soon. The risk of icy roads has been high in the north of the country, but this has also extended as far south as the Peak District and even Birmingham.

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After a 20 year legal battle a man has won compensation over a brain damage he suffered at birth. The man claimed that blunders at Fairfield Hospital in Bury led to the man developing cerebral palsy which now means that he must receive round-the-clock care for both learning and behavioural difficulties.

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A girl’s parents have been left in a state of shock after their six-year-old girl was attacked by a bull terrier in the north-east London suburb of Chingford. The child’s parents claim that the bull terrier circled the child before biting off her ear in the vicious attack.

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When it comes to workplace injury compensation there are a number of different injury types that we deal with, in general many relate to specific recent injuries that are easy to identify, such as a broken limb or an illness which is directly affected to the workplace.

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Plastic surgery is a technique that is becoming increasingly popular across the UK as more and more people search for that level of perfection.

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When it comes to plastic surgery, implants are one of the most popular types of surgery that is undertaken by both men and women each year and as it becomes more affordable and more available to the wider population, it seems to continue to increase in popularity.

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When it comes to the consumption of food the preparation, storage and way that we cook food is incredibly important to ensure that it is both safe and healthy for our consumption.

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