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Our hard work and expertise brings tens of thousands of personal injury and employment rights cases to a successful conclusion for trade union members and their families every year. In this section you can find the latest press releases and news from across Thompsons Solicitors.

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Personal Injury

Wiltshire man injured in road collision backs calls for ‘whiplash proposals’ to be scrapped

Paul continues to suffer pain more than a year after suffering a whipl...

Unite member receives £165000 compensation for asbestos disease

Exposure to asbestos at various firms caused the onset of mesothelioma...

Family of Unite member awarded £190000 for asbestos-related death

The Yorkshire man worked with asbestos in the 1960s and 1970s. ...

Road Traffic Accidents

Father-of-three suffers serious brain injury in road accident

Thompsons secures compensation for seriously injured 41-year-old bus d...

Wiltshire man injured in road collision backs calls for ‘whiplash proposals’ to be scrapped

Paul continues to suffer pain more than a year after suffering a whipl...

Former firefighter secures settlement after being hit by car

Firefighter needed nine months off work to recover ...

Serious Injury

Father-of-three suffers serious brain injury in road accident

Thompsons secures compensation for seriously injured 41-year-old bus d...

Unite member awarded five-figure settlement after road traffic accident

The person suffered crush fractures, bruising and lacerations ...

250,000 secured for Unite member who suffered life-changing injuries on the road

Richard fell into a coma and had to have almost two years off work ...

Asbestos Diseases

Family of Unite member awarded £190000 for asbestos-related death

The Yorkshire man worked with asbestos in the 1960s and 1970s. ...

Former firefighter awarded compensation for mesothelioma

The man worked as a firefighter between 1959 and 1989 ...

Provisional compensation for former firefighter with asbestos disease

The FBU member developed pleural thickening after working with asbesto...

Industrial Diseases

Retired plasterer compensated after developing respiratory disease

Unite the Union member exposed to silica dust at work ...

Medical Negligence

Former patients of Manu Nair urged to submit a claim before Alternative Dispute Resolution deadline

The deadline to start a medical negligence claim against Mr Nair is 30...

Patient speaks out about disgraced Cornwall gynaecologist

Thompsons has represented women mistreated by Rob Jones ...

Accidents at Work

Employer who failed to fix reported hazard pays compensation to Unite member

With the help of Thompsons, a Unite member has received a financial se...

Unite member receives £70,000 in damages after life-changing fall

Unite Legal Services secured £70,000 for a member who was forced to re...

Damages secured following amputation of trapped finger

Thompsons Solicitors has secured compensation for a man who lost part ...

Employment Matters

UK workers must not be left worse off than their European counterparts post-Brexit

Thompsons urges the UK Government not to cave to political pressures ...

Justice select committee report an indictment of government’s approach to tribunal fees, says leading solicitors

Thompsons welcomes report and criticism of government’s imposition of ...

Employment Tribunal fees are pricing workers out of the justice system

Independent research carried out by the conciliation service ACAS lays...

Our Firm News

UK workers must not be left worse off than their European counterparts post-Brexit

Thompsons urges the UK Government not to cave to political pressures ...

Over a fifth of workplace accidents go unreported in the UK food industry, finds BFAWU survey

Survey by Thompsons Solicitors and BFAWU shows underreporting of accid...