4 November 2015
The aim of any personal injury claim is to put the injured person in the position they would have been in, had the injury not occurred.
3 September 2015
When our client stood on a nail while working at the airport, it went through his boot and punctured his foot. He was off work for three days with pain and discomfort. He had not intended to make a claim. However, his employer refused to pay his attendance bonus (worth £600) due to him being off due to the accident. He went back and forth with them, but they refused to...
24 February 2015
In January, U2 frontman Bono was involved in a cycling accident in New York, and reportedly, may never play guitar again.
17 April 2014
Most people who fall ill or are injured at work never receive a penny in compensation, reveals a myth-busting report. “Contrary to perceptions, not every injury results in compensation,” said Matthew Stockwell, president of the not-for-profit victims’ campaign group the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) which has produced a joint report with the...
18 February 2014
Our client was passenger in a works’ vehicle when his colleague driving it lost control and the vehicle veered off the road causing our client to sustain both physical and psychological injuries.
Fault was initially denied but there was later a settlement proposal of £10,000, which was then increased to £13,000.
1 November 2013
Chambers UK, the leading guide to the legal profession, has commented in its 2014 edition that Allan McDougall Solicitors’ Managing Partner Gordon Bathgate is viewed as being "very capable...
13 January 2013
A worker who sustained serious multiple injuries after an accident at work has been awarded just over £1 million in compensation, with help from Unite Legal Services.
The Unite the Union member is no longer able to work due to injuries which have left his mobility significantly restricted and impacted on his life in other ways.
Unite Legal Services instructed leading...