Personal Injury Law Scotland

Lawford Kidd's blog and latest news on all things related to personal injury law and compensation claims in Scotland.

How to make a personal injury claim against a company in liquidation, insolvent or closed down

Even the most established business can fall into financial difficulty, and this was recently witnessed with the sudden and high-profile collapse of Britain’s oldest travel company, Thomas Cook. It highlighted the dramatic fallout that occurs when a widely-used business becomes insolvent. While much of the media coverage centred around job losses and helping the 150,000 customers stranded overseas, there are travellers who may have suffered an injury on holiday and are left wondering whether they can claim compensation.

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'Double injustice' as children in poorest areas are 3 times more likely to be injured in road traffic accident

Recent analysis from Sustrans Scotland discovered that children in the 20 per cent most deprived areas are more than three times as likely to be involved in a road traffic accident when travelling on foot or by bike than those in the 20 per cent least deprived areas in Scotland.

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Retail company fined £450,000 for young girls' injury that was "foreseeable and avoidable"

A London-based company has been fined nearly half a million pounds after admitting a health and safety offence when a falling barrier struck a young girl at Silverburn Shopping Centre in Glasgow.

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Personal injury compensation should achieve 'fairness and transparency', according to Holyrood Committee

An inquiry into the Damages (Investment Returns and Periodical Payments) (Scotland) Bill has led a Holyrood Committee to conclude the process of calculating long-term personal injury compensation should be both fair and transparent.

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Government called to prevent accidents on A92

A stretch of the A92 near Newtonhill has become the subject of scrutiny after a number of incidents have got politicians wondering how no deaths have occurred on the road.

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