Accident Claims Heaven News Recent developments, cases and information for personal injury solicitors and accident claimants. Accident Claims Heaven News 130 64 Personal injury accident compensation claims news. News Corp will Actively "Resist" Bribery Compensation Claims News Corp. have settled or otherwise resolved almost 95 percent of the phone hacking claims made against it. There are only 26 cases remaining, but apparently, News Corp. have had enough. ... 19 Jun 2013 10:15:00 GMT Supreme Court Allows Combat Death Compensation Claims Against MoD The Supreme Court's decision to allow compensation claims against the Ministry of Defence for soldier deaths caused by poor equipment or negligence, is being hailed as a "Landmark" ruling ... 17 Jun 2013 10:15:00 GMT British Airways Christian Awarded Compensation for Religious Discrimination A woman who was told she could not wear her Christian cross while at work has been awarded 2,000 Euros by the European Court of Human Rights although others who had claimed the same thing ... 15 Jan 2013 10:15:00 GMT Police Officer Awarded GBP1,000 Compensation from Spitting Man A police officer has been awarded GBP1,000 in compensation after an offender spat in her face while she was restraining him. PC Sarah Botham received the compensation order after Lee ... 08 Jan 2013 10:15:00 GMT Ministry of Justice Closes Hundreds of Cold-Calling Claims Firms The Ministry of Justice has announced that their Claims Management Regulations Unit has shut down 209 rogue claims firms in the last six months. In addition three firms were suspended and ... 01 Jan 2013 10:15:00 GMT GBP3,600 Compensation After Royal Mail Postal Worker Boots Deemed andquot;Unsafeandquot; A postal worker from Fareham in Hampshire has been awarded GBP3,600 in compensation after he suffered a fractured ankle when he fell over a metal manhole cover while on his rounds. Th ... 18 Dec 2012 10:15:00 GMT NHS Parking Charges for Disabled Visitors Deemed Unlawful? A disabled rights lawyer has claimed that parking charges in UK hospitals may be unlawful when applied to disabled drivers and that they could have the right to compensation. 37 NHS trust ... 11 Dec 2012 10:15:00 GMT Victims of Crime in the UK will no Longer get Compensation Changes related to the payment of compensation for minor injuries have come into effect over the last week. The new rules state that those people who suffer from relatively minor injuries ... 04 Dec 2012 10:15:00 GMT Maternity Compensation Claims Cost GBP3bn to NHS It has emerged that the NHS has paid out more than GBP3bn in compensation for maternity related claims between 2000 and 2010. In fact a report from the NHS Litigation Authority has st ... 29 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT David Cameron to Defy European Ruling on Prisoner's Votes? David Cameron has been warned that if he defies a European court order on the right to vote for prisoners he could be leaving the UK open to a poor record on Human Rights and compensation ... 25 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT Families of UK Soldiers Killed in Iraq Allowed to Sue MOD for Compensation The families of soldiers killed in Iraq now have the right to sue the Ministry of Defence MoD for negligence after the Court of Appeal found in favour of the families of two servicemen ... 22 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT Birmingham is the Whiplash Capital of the UK A new map which shows the spread of whiplash compensation claims has revealed that Birmingham is the whiplash capital of the UK. The lowest number of claims were made in Scotland and the ... 18 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT Compensation Claims Against Jimmy Savile, the BBC and Stoke Mandeville Hospital Get Underway It has been revealed that a number of women who were allegedly abused by Jimmy Savile are taking a case for compensation against the BBC and Stoke Mandeville Hospital to court. A personal ... 15 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT Victims of Anti-Social Behaviour will get to Choose Offender's Punishment? The victims of anti-social behaviour may now be able to choose the types of punishment given to offenders. These options could range from compensation to community service. The announceme ... 11 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT Tourist Attraction Owner Sues MET Office for Incorrect Weather Predictions A man who runs a tourist attraction in Devon has said that he may sue the MET Office for their overly pessimistic weather forecasts, which he believes are affecting his business. Rick Tur ... 08 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT West Coast Rail Bidding Fiasco to Cost Taxpayers GBP40million It is expected that the UK taxpayer will need to pay GBP40m in compensation to the train companies who have been affected by the west coast rail bidding process breakdown. The Departm ... 04 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT Staff of Bankrupt TJ Hughes Receive GBP3200 Compensation Each After Administration Failures Staff who had previously worked in the store TJ Hughes before it went into administration last year have been awarded up to GBP3,200 each in compensation. The compensation was capped ... 01 Oct 2012 10:15:00 GMT PPI Complaints and Compensation Claims Still the Big Thing Right Now The latest figures from the Financial Services Authority have shown that 62% of the complaints received about banks related to the PPI mis-selling scandal. Overall complaints rose by 59% ... 27 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT MPs Call on G4S to Give Up Their GBP57million andquot;Management Feeandquot; Due to Mis-Management MPs are calling on security firm G4S to give up its GBP57m management fee as compensation for their disastrous handling of security for the Olympic games. Speaking at a Home Affairs S ... 24 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT iPhone and iPad Owners in Line for Compensation Over In-App Purchases by Children It is possible that families who have been forced to pay huge bills run up by their children on Apple devices could be in line for compensation if a court case in the US finds in favour o ... 20 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT Housing Developers Should Offer Compensation to Neighbours Under Relaxed Planning Laws It has been suggested that housing developers may be encouraged to offer compensation to neighbours of land where they want building consent now that planning laws have been relaxed. A re ... 17 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT Payment Protection Insurance PPI Compensation Claims Still on the Rise Claims for compensation relating to the mis-selling of Payment Protection Insurance PPI have increased yet again over the first six months of this year according to figures from the Fin ... 13 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT Thousands of Small Businesses to Become Exempt from Health and Safety Rules The government has announced that the rules on health and safety for small businesses are set to change. The change will mean that small businesses such as shops, pubs, clubs and offices ... 10 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT Compensation Denied to Two Children Suffering Deafness from MMR Vaccine It has been claimed that a strain of the MMR vaccine could have caused deafness in at least two children. Katie Stephen who is now 21 has been refused a payment from the Vaccine Damages P ... 06 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT Are Depression and Diabetes Disabilities when it comes to Employment? A man who worked for an automotive parts company as a production manager has won the right to sue for compensation after his tribunal case was accepted. Mark Bullock will now be able to s ... 03 Sep 2012 10:15:00 GMT Unbelievable ... The Government Finally Takes a Stand Against Bad Claims Management Companies! Consumers who feel they have been unfairly treated by claims management companies will be able to take their case to the Legal Ombudsman from next year, after the Ministry of Justice anno ... 30 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT Man Sued by Solicitors for NOT Lying About his Whiplash Claim A man who refused to make a compensation claim for a whiplash injury because he felt it was dishonest is being chased for payment by the lawyers who were to act on his behalf. Andrew Hopp ... 27 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT Illegal Immigrant Gets GBP17,000 Compensation for Being Held After Crime Spree An illegal immigrant who claimed more than GBP17,000 for being unlawfully detained while his asylum bid was investigated has gone on to commit around 30 offences and has been jailed f ... 23 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT UK MOD Will Pay for 10-year-old Boy Bayonetted by Soldier in Afganistan The UK government is to pay compensation to the family of a ten year old Afghan boy who was bayoneted by a British soldier in what was described as an appalling attack. Grenadier Guardsma ... 20 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT Ipswich Hospital Paid Out GBP4.5million for Maternity Ward Blunders It has been revealed that Ipswich Hospital paid out close to GBP4.5 million in compensation cases for blunders on the maternity ward. The claims have been settled by the NHS Litigatio ... 16 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT Wave of PPI Compensation Claims is Boosting the Economy? Economists have pointed out that the compensation being paid out to those affected by PPI mis-selling is actually offering a boost to the economy, with people using the windfall to pay fo ... 13 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT Compensation for Little Girl after Birth Complications Cause Brain Damage A young girl who was left severely brain damaged due to complications during her birth is likely to receive a multi million pound compensation deal from the hospital responsible. Samantha ... 02 Aug 2012 10:15:00 GMT Businesses Left without Phone Lines or Broadband Struggling to get Compensation Those businesses affected by a phone fault which left them without service for up to five weeks have been told they are unlikely to receive worthwhile compensation. A problem with an unde ... 30 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT NASDAQ Raises Facebook Investor Compensation by GBP39 million A plan for compensation for Facebook investors from NASDAQ is about to be revealed with insiders suggesting it could be GBP39 million more than was previously estimated. The announcem ... 26 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT NHS GBP2million Compensation Bill for 100+ Botched Operations by 1 Surgeon The NHS could face a huge compensation bill of more than GBP2 million after an orthopaedic surgeon botched more than 100 operations. This is on top of the GBP1 million they have a ... 23 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT Thalidomide Compensation in Australia to Spur Similar Claims in the UK? Thalidomide victims across the world could be in line for compensation from a UK company after an Australian woman received millions of pounds in compensation in a landmark case. Lynette ... 19 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT Hairdresser Charged GBP1500 for Badly Prepared Compensation Case An employment tribunal case has been branded as a shameful waste of money by the judge after it had to be adjourned due to a lack of evidence. Jade Wragg had brought the case against her employe ... 16 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT Rolls Royce Worker Sues for Sexual Harrassment From Colleagues A former employee of Rolls-Royce is suing the company for GBP135,000 after she claims to have been groped and belittled by her colleagues while working there. Orla Phelan told the emp ... 12 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT GBP38,000 Compensation Win for Workplace Disiblity Discrimination Case A crane operator who had to have part of his leg amputated and felt discriminated against upon his return to work has been awarded GBP38,000 in compensation at an employment tribunal ... 09 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT The Latest on the RBS Natwest and Ulster Bank Computer Glitch On June 19, RBS, NatWest and Ulster bank customers began to notice that they were having trouble accessing their bank accounts. The issue lay with a computer problem which prevented payments goi ... 06 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT GBP1.3billion in Compensation Claims Against the NHS in the last 12 Months Alone The latest figures from the NHS Litigation Authority has indicated that the NHS has been left with a record bill for compensation payments of GBP1.3 billion in the last 12 months. Thi ... 05 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT IRSA Mis-selling, Libor Fixing and Natwest System Crash - Our Bailout ROI? The Financial Services Authority has ruled that Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds and Royal Bank of Scotland will be required to offer compensation to their customers who were affected by their inte ... 02 Jul 2012 10:15:00 GMT GBP10,000 Compensation for Ruined Holiday A couple have received a compensation payment of GBP10,000 after their dream holiday to the Maldives turned out to be a disaster. The pair were both taken ill during their time at the ... 28 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT Women Raped in Black Cabs Not Eligible for Compensation A judge has ruled that women who are raped in black taxis are not eligible for compensation because sexual assault is not covered by black taxi insurance. The victims of John Worboys who ... 25 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT Union Bosses "Colluded" with Government to Keep Women's Wages Lower than Men's Thousands of women council workers could be sharing a GBP200 million compensation payment after it was found that their employers did not comply with the Equal Pay act. South Lanarksh ... 21 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT Compensation Claims for Legionnaires Disease Outbreak in Edinburgh Already Started Five people who have been affected by the Legionnaires disease outbreak in Edinburgh have filed for compensation. Two people have died from the disease and 89 people have been confirmed a ... 18 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT Train 2 Claim | The First Online Compensation Claim Training Game The compensation claims industry took just over a decade to get from the original burst of craziness circa 1998 and 'Claims Direct' to the steady market it is today. Despite government claims ... 16 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT NHS Misdiagnosis Claims Skyrocket Costing GBP98million Figures from the NHS Litigation Authority released recently have revealed that the amount of compensation given to those people who were wrongly diagnosed has increased to GBP98 milli ... 14 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT 80% of Schools in Some Parts of the UK Contain Asbestos It has been suggested that teachers and pupils may be put at risk in run down schools due to the risk of exposure to asbestos. The trade union Unison is stating that the problem could be ... 11 Jun 2012 10:15:00 GMT