Settlement of Injury Claim for a Powerboat Accident Approved in High Court

A teenage girl, who suffered devastating injuries when an inflatable ring she was riding in crashed into a moored boat, has had a settlement of her injury claim for a powerboat accident approved at the High Court. Rebecca Coles (now 19) from Langdon Hills near Basildon in Essex sustained her injuries in an accident on … Read more

Still Time to Claim BT Workers Hearing Injury Compensation

There is still time for many former and current British Telecom employees, who have sustained a loss of hearing due to using faulty testing sets, to claim BT workers hearing injury compensation. In August 2010 – in the case of Watkins v British Telecommunications – BT admitted that workers involved in the testing, tracing and … Read more

Hearing Injury Compensation for BT Engineers to Face Challenges

BT has announced that it will be withdrawing its Statute of Limitations amnesty in respect of hearing injury compensation for BT engineers with effect from 1st January 2013. Following the company´s admission in August 2010 that it exposed engineers who used the green oscillating and amplifying equipment to trace, repair and install BT telephone lines … Read more

BT Engineers Claim for Hearing Compensation Heard in Court

A former BT engineer´s claim for hearing compensation has been heard at Cardiff County Court after BT challenged the amount of special damages that was being claimed for a private hearing aid. The claimant, a 62-year-old former engineer and jointer, had worked for BT from 1981 to 2010 and alleged in his claim for BT … Read more