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Lawford Kidd's injury solicitors' blog designed to cover all areas of the law relating to accident compensation claims, injury claims and no win no fee 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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Work-related deaths up 70% in Scotland

In the last year, there has been a 70 per cent increase in the number of fatal workplace accidents in Scotland, according to recent figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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Cycling injury claims won for accidents on Edinburgh's tram lines

In a landmark ruling, two cyclists who were left injured after crossing the tram tracks in Scotland's capital have been awarded damages of an undisclosed amount.

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15 more people killed on Scotland's roads in 2018

Despite a 10 per cent drop in the total number of crashes where people were injured or killed, there was a rise in the number of deaths in road accidents across Scotland; from 145 in 2017 to 160 in 2018, according to recent statistics.

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Firefighter awarded £1.5m after damaged equipment resulted in amputation

Ian McDonald, who had to have his right hand amputated following a training exercise in 2014, has now received £1.5 million in compensation.

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