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The latest news and announcements from Simon A Holt Solicitors, Cycle Aid Law & Cosmetic Negligence Law.
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Protecting Waste Industry Workers

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in conjunction with the Environment Agency, has recently carried out a series of visits to waste sites, in an attempt to improve working practices on these sites and ensure that operators are complying with all relevant legislation.

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Ruling on Appropriate Legal System to Assess Damages

The Supreme Court has recently been called upon to decide which country’s laws should be followed when determining the appropriate level of compensation to be awarded where a British citizen is injured in an accident abroad.

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Accident Spike Blamed on Pokémon Go

Every day, new stories are appearing in the media about accidents caused by people who are not paying attention as a result of playing the latest game craze, Pokémon Go. These stories are  sparking speculation that the phenomenon might result in a corresponding rise in personal injury claims.

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HSE Reports on Fatal Accidents at Work

The latest figures available from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) show that in 2014/15, 76,054 non-fatal injuries to employees were reported, and tragically a further 142 workers were killed during the course of their work.

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Company Fined After Worker Injured in Fall from Height

British Telecom plc (BT) has appeared in court on health and safety charges after an engineer fell seven metres from a loft in London, breaking his back and his ankles.

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