Monthly Archives: May 2013

Bride to be killed in car accident because of speeding driver

A speeding driver who killed a 23 year old bride in a car accident to be has been sentenced to prison for 16 months. Luke Anderson, 23, lost control of his vehicle on a dangerous bend whilst travelling at speeds of up to 81 mph and killed Miss Seeley who was travelling in the opposite […]

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Couple suffered serious burns after illegal gas work carried out by plumber

A plumber from Lincolnshire has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) for carrying out illegal gas work after a couple suffered serious burns following a major explosion at their home. Daniel George Hickling, trading at DGH Plumbing and Heating, was hired by the couple, who have asked not to be named, to […]

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Accident at work results in man having arm amputated

A Durham firm has been prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after an accident at work resulted in a 61 year old man suffering horrific injuries and having to have his arm amputated. John Wyatt from Northumberland, fell into dangerous machinery at an asphalt production plant when employed by Tynedale Roadstone Limited. He […]

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Jamie Oliver’s Restaurant Portsmouth fined for personal injury

Jamie Oliver’s restaurant in Portsmouth has been fined over personal injury caused to a woman who was served pasta contacting wheat when she was allergic to it. The restaurant was fined £8,500 after serving the pasta to Ms Kristy Richardson who suffers from Coeliac disease.  Eating the pasta caused Ms Richardson to potentially miss out on a […]

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Bride to be abandons wedding plans after being injured in car accident

A 26 year old bride to be abandoned her wedding plans after she was injured in a car accident when a drunk driver crashed into her car, leaving her with a six inch scar on her forehead. Annabelle Cooper, from Fawley in Hampshire, says that her confidence has been left shattered following the car accident […]

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Bradford man may lose leg following accident at work

A man from Bradford may need to have his foot and lower leg amputated after an accident at work more than a year ago. 51 year old David Wain suffered serious workplace injuries when a 1.5 tonne pallet of tin plates fell onto his right lower leg and foot when he was employed at Emballator […]

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Hackney Council failed employee when he was attacked by dangerous dog

Hackney Council has agreed to pay compensation to a former employee who was attacked by a dangerous dog whilst at work. Chris Dew, 42 from Brentwood, was working as an anti-social behaviour officer in May 2011 when he attended an address with an RSCPA officer in response to complaints of dangerous dogs in the neighbourhood. […]

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Plymouth man loses tips of fingers in accident at work

A maintenance engineer from Plymouth lost the tips of two fingers in an accident at work in a Plymouth factory. Darren Robins, 41, was working at the Rittal CSM plant in Roborough when his fingers became caught in machinery that he was trying to clean in May 2012. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) brought […]

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