When it comes to injuries, it’s important to remember that no matter how big or small your injury, if it hasn’t been caused by you then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation.

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If you are involved in a bus accident and you feel that it is through the negligence of the bus driver or of another driver then you may be able to claim for compensation to cover any costs you incur.

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When it comes to working at a height, usually on a building construction or other venture, the use of scaffolding is generally mandatory to ensure the stability of workers as they complete the construction process.

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As a road user you have a responsibility to not only ensure that you are doing the right thing, but also to keep an eye on everyone around you and ensure that you are trying your best to keep out of harms way.

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A taxi is susceptible to a motor vehicle accident and if you are in the taxi at the time when one occurs then you could suffer serious injuries. Taxi drivers have a responsibility to ensure your safety for the duration of the trip, but in some cases a third party could hit the taxi and be responsible for your accident.

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Hearing is one of the most important senses that we have. It helps us to interpret the world around us, hear what people have to say and respond accordingly and listen to music, television and other forms of entertainment. When it comes to communication, hearing is one of the most important tools that we have, and without it, even basic communication can be incredibly difficult.

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Working in the garden can be hard work and it can require a range of tasks such as climbing, plowing, planting, reaching, bending down and a variety of movements which can put stress and strain on your joints where necessary.

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When it comes to completing everyday tasks, our knees are incredibly important. They allow us to walk, run, jog, sit and stand for a lengthy period of time, and without this functionality it would be incredibly difficult to move around and perform even simple tasks.

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In many workplaces we are forced to work with dangerous chemicals on a daily basis, but one of the most common of these chemicals that can be found in almost every workplace is lead.

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Like any form of transport, forklift trucks can be dangerous if not driven correctly, and in many situations this can lead to a serious injury of the driver or of anyone in the surrounding area.

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In many workplaces the employer can be negligent in their safety rules and regulations and in some cases this can lead to injuries being caused.

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Supermarkets are generally quite safe areas, but with an abundance of people and the fact that many of us are in a hurry when we are shopping, it can lead to potential injuries if items are left lying around.

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Using a telephone is something that most people commonly do when they are working in an office environment. As with any piece of equipment, the telephone does have the potential to cause injury to an employee.

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Police were called to Broadgate in Chadderton overnight after a car overturned at a roundabout killing three motorists and injuring three more.

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A plane en route to Malaga was forced to make an emergency landing after a problem was discovered with the operational systems shortly after take-off.

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When it comes to taking a vacation not everyone chooses to head to the sun, surf and sea. Many families instead choose to take a winter break away to the ski slopes of continental Europe.

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Being injured at sea can often be a life-changing experience. The feeling of helplessness and being so far away from home and even from land is enough to emotionally scar a person for the rest of their lives.

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When it comes to undergoing surgery, whatever the situation, it can be one of the most stressful times of your life. As you are putting your livelihood into the hands of another person it can be a tough decision when you choose who you would like to perform your surgery.

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Riots are something that we would usually never expect to happen, especially in the UK. But in our ever changing world it seems that more frequently we are subjected to things that we never thought would happen in our lifetime.

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Pleural thickening is a disease that we commonly associate with being subjected to harmful amounts of asbestos. It is a disease of the lung and can be incredibly crippling depending on its severity.

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When it comes to road traffic accidents it is not always car passengers that are involved. Pedestrians are often just as much at risk as any passenger in a car and are far more vulnerable as they are without the protection of a car.

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A chipboard factory in Greater Manchester has claimed yet another life after sub-contractor James Dennis Kay was killed last Saturday.

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Cancer is one of the most debilitating diseases that anyone can suffer and to struggle through this disease knowing that it was caused by a third party can be an incredibly frustrating task.

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When it comes to undergoing any medical procedure you could find that you gain a further injury as a result of medical negligence

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A two lorry collision on the M67 led to a lorry driver being airlifted to hospital on Friday. Firefighters cut the driver free from his lorry cab just after the crash which occurred near the motorway’s junction with the A57 at Mottram.

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When you go to see your GP you expect that they will be able to offer you advice and a treatment plan to cure any ailment that you have. Unfortunately, just like us GP’s are human and therefore they do make mistakes.

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Road accidents can be incredibly dangerous to everyone involved. As these accidents usually occur at high speeds the consequences of an impact can be incredibly brutal and can often eventuate in a fatality.

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As some of our most vulnerable citizens, our elderly are some of the people that need a touch of extra care. Unfortunately according to recent statistics a large number of elderly people suffer abuse or neglect while staying in a nursing home environment.

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Most of us don’t think twice when we go to our local pharmacy to buy over-the-counter medications. We assume that because we are buying from a health store there will be nothing wrong with the product.

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When it comes to going out in our local area, it is the responsibility of the Council to ensure that our surroundings and public facilities are safe and easy to use. Unfortunately with increased spending cuts, many Councils have let some public facilities fall by the wayside and many elements of common infrastructure including roads and public footpaths are in dire need of rehabilitation.

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When it comes to the injury of a child, we understand what a stressful and difficult time this can often be for a family. When your child is in pain, there is nothing a parent wants more than to take that pain away.

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If you are suffering due to the fault or negligence of another person then you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation to cover your medical expenses in addition to any loss of income that you may have incurred.

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We all acknowledge and understand the responsibility and rights of our police officers to operate in a safe and effective manner.

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Sometimes in life we never know when we are going to end up in hospital. In fact most of the time we seem to be there when we least expect it.

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When it comes time for a holiday for those who don’t like to fly or drive there is always the option of a nice peaceful cruise. When it comes to cruises you can choose from a whole range of areas to explore all from the comfort of your own cabin.

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When it comes to going on vacation one of the most important choices that you must make is where to stay.

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When it comes to going on holiday there is usually no time of the year that we enjoy more. The idea of a few days or weeks away with some sun, surf and well-needed relaxation are just what’s in order.

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When it comes to our cars they can be one of the most prized possessions in our lives. For this reason when someone tries to take them away we tend to become a little aggressive, agitated and don’t always think straight.

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When it comes to looking after your body one of the most common ways that injuries can be caused is through assault.

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When it comes to Terrorism, you never know when you could be injured. You could be walking down the street, attending your favourite concert of event or simply commuting to work.

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A pedestrian has been left fighting for his life after being hit by a taxi in Collyhurst. The man who was discovered at 1:30am on Saturday was suffering from a range of serious head injuries after being hit by a Mercedes C220 on the corner of Rochdale Road and Egginton Street.

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A motorist in her forties has been killed after colliding with a Ford Fiesta on St Peters Way, Bolton.

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Emergency services dealing with a chemical spill cordoned off parts of an industrial estate in Trafford Park earlier this week.

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A multi-vehicle crash on the M66 near Bury has left four adults injured, including one aged in their 70s.

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If you have recently been infected with the Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) virus through no fault of your own, then you may be eligible for personal injury compensation.

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If you have recently undergone Cosmetic Surgery and you have been injured as a result, through no fault of your own, then you may be eligible for compensation.

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Birth can be one of the most difficult and dangerous times in the life of both a mother and a child.

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Falling from a height is one of the most common causes of workplace injuries in the UK

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If you are exposed to an electronic frequency higher than what the human body can normally withstand, you are said to have suffered an electric shock.

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A gang of yobs used a “for sale” sign to knock a pensioner unconscious in a brutal attack on Saturday.

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An off-duty police officer has suffered serious head injuries after falling down a series of steps outside a Burnley pub.

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Working for the Military can be one of the most respected jobs in the country, but it can also be one of the most dangerous

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If you lose your sight at work it can be a devastating injury. Never being able to see again can be one of the most traumatising events in a person’s life and can be incredibly debilitating.

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If you have recently received an injury to your upper body due to no fault of your own then you may be eligible to make a personal injury claim.

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Have you injured your groin in a work-related incident? Or have you recently received a groin injury due to another person’s negligence? If you have been injured in this way and do not feel that you are responsible, then you may be eligible for a compensation pay out.

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In the summer of 2008, sofa buyers were in for a rather unpleasant surprise. An anti-mould chemical had been applied to a wide range of sofas imported from China,

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If you have recently suffered an injury to your lower body due to no fault of your own, then you may be eligible to claim compensation for your injury, including associated medical expenditures and any loss of income that may have occurred from your inability to continue working.

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If you have developed a long term injury as a result of an industrial disease then you may be able to claim compensation.

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Hazardous substances can be found in most workplaces and if you have gained an injury as a result of coming into contact with one then you may be eligible for compensation.

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Injuries don’t always occur in the workplace and if you become injured while at home you may be eligible to claim for compensation to cover the costs of your rehabilitation process and your loss of income.

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Although it might seem like a relatively minor injury, a dog bite can damage your ability to perform your everyday tasks to their full potential.

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A 67 year old man was in hospital with severe injuries after being hit by a Metrolink Tram on the morning of 5th June.

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Schools are meant to be a safe place, but with so many children running around, accidents are common.

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Accidents whilst doing water sports are unfortunately common, especially on holidays when you are more relaxed and carefree.

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Swimming is meant to be a relaxing and healthy pastime, a recommended way to calm the soul and heal the body. It is a hobby enjoyed in the sea on holiday, in the local swimming bath or in a scenic lake. However, it is also a pastime fraught with danger if proper precautions are not taken.

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Exercises classes are great for burning calories and getting fit, but they can also present a number of dangers not present in other gyms.

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Gyms can also be dangerous places in that it is relatively easy to get injured in one.

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If you’re into outdoor pursuits, trekking, climbing, white-water rafting or skiing, you’re probably someone who likes danger!

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In the past few years Health and Safety laws have reduced the number of chemical burn injuries, but they do still happen. When they do happen, the injuries sustained can be devastating.

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Many people are scared of flying, but if you’re one of those who are not, you probably see flying as part of the fun of a holiday.

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Famous for its baked beans and tomato ketchup, Heinz is a brand associated with quality and good taste. However, its health and safety procedures were called into question recently.

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Teenager Sean Cullinane was on a pedestrian crossing near Timperley Cricket Ground when a driver went through an amber light and collided with him.

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Traumatic Brain Injury (known as TBI) can range from minor injuries to total brain damage.

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When you have an accident, you may have to spend a lot of money when you weren’t expecting it.

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An abandoned farmhouse in Warburton Lane, Partington was set alight by arsonists on two consecutive nights.

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Anyone who lives in the country knows how common tractors and other farm vehicles are.

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Safety is the primary concern when using a boat. Be it at sea or on river, on a canal or lake, we are taught to wear life-jackets to prevent drowning, and suitable shoes to avoid falling over.

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In 2003 2,474 pedestrians were hit by HGVs, of which 650 were killed or seriously injured.

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The death of a loved one hardly bears thinking about, but it does happen. When you lose a loved one, money will be the last thing on your mind.

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As the number of older people in the UK increases, so does the number of people admitted to nursing homes. Inevitably, this means the number of accidents and injuries in nursing homes increases too.

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It is a common misconception that we can claim compensation for any accident which was not our fault.

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Two men had a lucky escape when the loft they were working in caught fire. The blaze broke out at a home in Bloomsbury Lane, Timperley, in the afternoon of 04 May.

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Suffering an accident or illness on holiday is not only disappointing, but it may also be highly distressing.

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Passengers in a car often receive greater injuries than the driver, ranging from whiplash to serious back injuries.

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We’ve all heard of the term ‘personal injury’ and we’ve all seen the adverts on TV. However, all too many people – especially if they’re not lawyers – don’t even understand the term!

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An injury may affect you for the rest of your life. If you suffer an accident you may suffer pain for several years, or even the rest of your life.

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In the early hours of Saturday morning two people were seriously injured when a truck drove deliberately into a crowd outside the Volunteer pub, Darcy Lever, Bolton.

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If you have suffered in an accident which was not your fault and caused by a third party, then you may have a claim for compensation. No matter how minor the injury, if you have incurred any losses, for example in the form of medical fees or wages lost through time spent off of work, you are entitled to be compensated.

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After an accident or a debilitating illness, the last thing on your mind may be money. Your first thought will be to get better and back to work. However, it may be some time until this is possible. Whilst recovering you may fall behind on rent payments. Before long, money will be the first thing on your mind, and you will need to take action in order to claim compensation.

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If you were injured, suffered loss from that injury, and can prove the injury was caused by someone else’s negligence then you may have a claim for compensation.

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A permanent injury can be more complicated than a temporary one. This may seem trite, but when you look at compensation for an injury which will affect you for the rest of your life, you only get one chance to get your level of compensation assessed, which means you need to get the numbers right at the beginning.

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PTSD can be as crippling as any physical injury, if not more so. Unseen and often not discussed, it is a very common injury and can ruin a person’s life. PTSD is a medical condition which can occur after a traumatic event, such as a car crash.

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On 12 April 2011 Ben Plunkett quite literally got the shock of his life when he touched a faulty fridge in his pub.

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On 14 April a man and a woman were hospitalised after a gas explosion in their house in Levenshulme.

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Anyone who has suffered severe toothache will tell you we can suffer as much from the negligence of a dentist than we can from a doctor!

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It is really as simple as it sounds – if you or someone close to you has been injured, emotionally, psychologically or physically then you have suffered a personal injury!

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Roundabouts are a much safer alternative to cross-roads: there are approximately 40% fewer accidents on roundabouts. However, accidents still happen.

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In June of every year the Department of Transport publishes its statistics about personal injury road traffic accidents in the previous year.

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Sunbeds have been recognised for many years as being dangerous. More people than ever are using them, and more people than ever are developing melanoma and other skin cancers.

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If you have an accident as a result of a friend’s negligence, you may think it is not worth losing the friend.

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