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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

Bromsgrove good samaritan wins three-year legal claim after motorway collision left him an amputee

Unite and Thompsons have helped a former special constable reserve sec...

Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) – Thompsons’ response

Thompsons Solicitors head of personal injury strategy, Gerard Stilliar...

Thompsons responds to government’s “vague” back to work plans

In light of the Prime Minister’s updated lockdown announcement (10 May...

Serious Injury

Inquest confirms accidental death verdict for former Birmingham train driver

Thompsons Solicitors has supported the family of Mr Rehan in a recent ...

Bromsgrove good samaritan wins three-year legal claim after motorway collision left him an amputee

Unite and Thompsons have helped a former special constable reserve sec...

Buckinghamshire man left in crippling pain after work accident is compensated after eight-year legal battle

RMT and Thompsons Solicitors have helped a Buckinghamshire man secure ...

Asbestos Diseases

50 years on: Social justice law firm calls for greater awareness as statistics show thousands of asbestos deaths every year

50 years on from the first successful asbestos compensation claim in t...

Asbestos tragedy at 45: Ammanford family calls for greater awareness in the lead up to the 22nd anniversary of UK asbestos ban

Find out how, with the supported of Unite the union, we helped a Welsh...

Grieving daughter of factory worker urges anyone with mesothelioma symptoms to get tested despite pandemic

The daughter of a factory worker who died from mesothelioma is urging ...

Industrial Diseases

Mechanical fitter compensated after biomass exposure leads to occupational asthma

Thompsons and Unite the union have secured a significant settlement fo...

Sheffield mum of three secures five-figure settlement after being exposed to dangerous chemical in work

Thompsons Solicitors and UNISON helped a woman from Sheffield who was ...

Yorkshire grandmother left in agony because of chemical exposure at work

BFAWU and Thompsons Solicitors helps factory worker win £50,000 in dam...

Medical Negligence

Thompsons Solicitors representing Paterson victims once again

Following thousands of additional recall letters being sent to former ...

New scandal hits Spire Healthcare amid new patient recall

Thompsons Solicitors has revealed it is acting on behalf of clients wh...

Accidents at Work

Inquest finds visual interference to blame for the death of BA Engineer who died at Heathrow

Thompsons Solicitors has supported the family of Mr Coles in a recent ...

£190,000 payout leads to life-changing prosthetic for West Sussex metal worker

Thompsons Solicitors instructed by Unite the union secured £190,000 in...

Former Welsh firefighter awarded £180,000 compensation following mountainside vehicle incident

The FBU and Thompsons Solicitors have secured a significant pay-out fo...

Employment Matters

Rochdale worker sacked for seeking advice from his trade union secures payout

Thompsons Solicitors and Unite supported an electrical engineer, who w...

Successful Protective Award Claim by Unite for Former YM Group Workers

The Leeds Employment Tribunal has ruled in Unite’s favour in a Protect...

Unions Defend Workers' Rights in High Court Battle Over Agency Regulations

Trade unions join forces to challenge government regulations that they...

Our Firm News

Showing Solidarity with Cuba – an “inspiring and humbling” experience

Thompsons Solicitors is proud to support the Cuba Solidarity Campaign,...

Thompsons features in the Times' Lawyer of the Week

Richard Arthur, the head of our trade union law group, has featured in...

Our Charity Work

Views from the frontline: ensuring safety and recognition for public service workers

UNISON’s Christina McAnea shares how the public service union has been...

Thompsons Solicitors join Mesothelioma UK’s expert asbestos disease panel

Thompsons Solicitors joins Mesothelioma UK’s legal panel in recognitio...

Thompsons Solicitors shows support for annual Show Racism the Red Card awareness day

Thompsons Solicitors’ personal injury lawyers will wear red this Frida...

COVID-19 News

Redundancy: understanding your rights ahead of the end of the furlough scheme

Thompsons Solicitors sets out redundancy rights ahead of the governmen...

Supporting pregnant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) has provided advice to pregnant wo...

Thompsons comments on success in right to picket case

Thompsons Solicitors and Unite the union have successfully confirmed t...

COVID-19 Briefings

Briefing on employer and employees responsibilities on returning to work in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) No.7

Briefing on employer and employees responsibilities on returning to wo...

Briefing on employer and employees' responsibilities in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) No. 5

As part of our ongoing briefings for trade unions and workers we addre...

Briefing on employer and employees’ responsibilities in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) No. 6

As part of our ongoing briefings for trade unions and workers we addre...