Research has found injuries from dog bites are an escalating problem for New Zealand. A study by Dr Olivia Hill, a former plastic surgery registrar at Wellington Hospital, found the prevalence of dog bite injuries at the Wellington Regional Plastics Unit has grown steadily – a trend that is reflected right across the nation. Source… Read More Dog bite injuries an escalating problem for NZ
A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT) has awarded a compensation of over Rs 22 lakh to the parents of a 26-year-old journalist who lost his life in a road accident in 2006. MACT presiding officer Manish Gupta directed New India Assurance Company Ltd, with which the offending car was insured, to pay Rs 22,55,132 as… Read More Family of journalist killed in road accident gets Rs 22 lakh relief
Finally, the day has come which will decide the fate of Salman Khan. The widely publicised hit-and-run incident that took place in September 2002 is a classic example of slow pace of legal procedure in our country. The session courts will finally pronounce Salman either as ‘Guilty or Not guilty’, in an accident which killed… Read More Salman Khan Judgement Day: What took so long?
COLUMBIA — Amid concerns of opening a Pandora’s Box of compensation claims and expenses, a bipartisan group of South Carolina senators is pushing to extend workers’ compensation to first responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. “If you believe PTSD is real, then we need to be properly taking care of those that are taking care… Read More Bill would ease compensation for first responders with PTSD
A fraudster who lied about falling off his scooter after hitting a pothole and tried to sue a council for £50,000 has been jailed.Daniel Condron was travelling down Ditton Road in Widnes, when he fell off his moped. But following the accident, Condron, 25, claimed he had tumbled from his scooter after his front wheel… Read More Pothole fraudster tried to sue Halton council £50k for falling off scooter