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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

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust pays out after cleaning fluid leaves workers sick

UNISON and Thompsons Solicitors have secured a £70,000 settlement for ...

Luton midwife wins top UK award

An NHS midwife has been awarded the RCM Members’ Champion Award, spons...

Thompsons secures compensation for bus accident victim who developed foreign accent syndrome

Thompsons Solicitors and BECTU have supported a woman who developed fo...

Road Traffic Accidents

Thompsons secures compensation for bus accident victim who developed foreign accent syndrome

Thompsons Solicitors and BECTU have supported a woman who developed fo...

Former mayor speaks out against government proposals after being injured on the road

A Unite member who was injured in a road accident is calling on the go...

Cyclist receives compensation after road traffic accident

A cyclist who received a £4,000 settlement after he was injured in a r...

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. Click t...

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. Cl...

Asbestos Diseases

Power station worker compensated for asbestos disease

A former power station worker has received £30,000 in compensation aft...

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. ...

Industrial Diseases

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust pays out after cleaning fluid leaves workers sick

UNISON and Thompsons Solicitors have secured a £70,000 settlement for ...

UNISON member receives compensation for occupational asthma

A member of UNISON, who was exposed to dangerous chemicals at work, ha...

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

Settlement secured for Unite member injured at work

A Unite member from Wiltshire has been awarded compensation after tear...

Six-figure settlement secured for amputation injury

52-year-old Martin Queen has received damages after he suffered a seri...

Jaguar savaged by fine of almost £1m after worker crushed

Jaguar Land Rover has been fined £900,000 after an employee, a member ...

Employment Matters

Settlement secured for unfairly dismissed North West drug treatment staff

Thompsons Solicitors and UNISON have secured compensation for seven wo...

Royal Mail manager awarded settlement following wrongful dismissal

Unite member Chris Morling has received damages after his employer fal...

Nursery workers compensated for unfair dismissal

Three UNISON members have received compensation with the help of Thomp...

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...