Archive for the 'accidents' Category



Paralysed sixth-former awarded record £17.5m payout after car accident – Daily Telegraph

“A sixth-former, Chrissie Johnson, who was paralysed for life in a car accident has been awarded a record multi-million pound payout from the High Court.”

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Daily Telegraph, 8th October 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Rochdale crushed cleaner firm fined £140k – BBC News

“A Rochdale plastics manufacturer has been fined £140,000 after a cleaner was crushed by a 1.5 tonne pallet of bags.”

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BBC News, 7th July 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Raleigh guilty over Nottingham forklift truck death – BBC News

“Bicycle company Raleigh has pleaded guilty to health and safety lapses which led to the death of a forklift truck driver at its Nottingham depot.”

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BBC News, 12th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Telford worker injury firm fined £75,000 – BBC News

“A Shropshire firm has been fined £75,000 after a worker was left partially blind and deaf when he was thrown from a machine.”

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BBC News, 11th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Man injured in Wiltshire crash is awarded millions – BBC News

“A man who sustained extensive injuries in a road crash in Wiltshire has been awarded millions of pounds in damages.”

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BBC News, 10th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

West Midlands police officer cleared of crash charge – BBC News

“A police chief inspector accused of failing to stop after hitting a student with his car has been cleared.”

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BBC News, 16th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Disabled man killed by bed hoist – BBC News

“A disabled man choked to death after becoming trapped in a mechanical hoist which failed as he was using it to get into bed, an inquest has heard.”

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BBC News, 30th November 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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