The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill, currently going through the Westminster Parliament, might not sound to you as though it should have much to do with personal injury law but it does. Specifically, it is claims for injury arising from accidents at work that are potentially affected and the consequences are significant. A late amendment was introduced to the Bill by the Government in October 2012, without consultation. If this new provision becomes law, the effect will be to make breaches of health and safety regulations – which currently give rise to civil liability on the part of employers – no longer actionable. UK health and safety law has undergone a revolution particularly in the last 20 years as a result of workplace directives and regulations from the EU. This is sometimes referred to as unnecessary “red tape” but the fact is that the number of workplace accidents has reduced significantly as a result of developments in the law throughout the whole of the 20th century. Continue Reading
General News Articles
Below are listed all of our articles dealing with General News in the field of Personal Injury Law and about Moray Claims / Grigor & Young, in particular.
National Geographic has put the Moray Coast in the top twenty of its world list of the most beautiful coastal regions. This should be good news for tourism in Moray and the North of Scotland. The article – which is available on the National Geographic Travel website – emphasises the area’s outstanding cliff scenery and strong community feeling. It has been formulated from opinions from a panel of 340 experts in sustainable tourism taken together with views of readers on the locations of the Earth’s most scenic coastal regions. Comments from readers included that the Moray Coast is: "A wonderful region of Scotland - beaches are fantastic, and the area welcomes visitors as one of their own.” Continue Reading
The internet and the television are overflowing with organisations competing for the business that could be generated by your personal injury claim. In launching our brand “Moray Claims”, Grigor & Young are building on experience gained over more than 10 years in handling referrals from a national claims helpline which covered clients and accidents over the whole of the North of Scotland. Our local knowledge can benefit you What our experience has taught us is that we can offer the best service at lowest risk to ourselves where the accidents and / or injured persons concerned are geographically close to us. For one thing, we have “local knowledge” in such situations that will often give us an advantage over just about any other solicitor who could handle the claim. There are also economies that can be made where claims are locally-based that are of benefit to us and consequently can be made to be of benefit to you as a potential client. In many cases - a service Continue Reading