Today is Injury Prevention Day and to mark this year’s event APIL are asking people to ‘Do the #HeadRestTest’. The focus on how to prevent needless injuries this year is on ensuring that vehicle head restraints are properly fitted and adjusted.
On 18th June 2018, Sheffield Crown Court fined Balfour Beatty £500,000 after exposing workers to vibration between 2002 and 2011.
OH Parsons attended the Penny Appeal Charity Cricket match at Slough Cricket Club to raise funds for the Rohingya Emergency Appeal
We were thrilled to be able to support the amazing charity Penny Appeal this Sunday at a charity Cricket match to raise funds for the Rohingya Emergency Appeal. The event featured global cricket stars such as ex Pakistan captain Misbah ul Haq, Saeed Ajmal, Saqlain Mustaq & Imran Tahir.
July is Group B Strep awareness month. Many people may already have heard about ‘Strep B’ but have little understanding about what it actually is. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a bacterium that can cause serious illness in people of all ages, with the...
Action Mesothelioma Day is held on annually on the first Friday in July and this year it fell on 6 July 2018. As part of plans to raise awareness on this day the Derbyshire Asbestos Support Team held a tree planting ceremony as the tree symbol has been used...
A public event was held on Friday 6 July in The Priory Rooms Garden in Birmingham for the commemorative release of doves in loving memory of all those who have suffered due to mesothelioma. Messages of support and remembrance were displayed on the day and all...
There has been a great deal in the news lately regarding the Johnson and Johnson verdict, but what exactly does it mean?
The Background This has been an American case brought by 22 women who allege that Johnson and Johnson knew and hid the fact that its baby talc contained asbestos. The women further allege that the asbestos contained within the baby talc caused them to develop ovarian...
At the beginning of the month the Birth Trauma Association launched their Birth Trauma Awareness Week 2018. Their aim was to increase awareness of the significant number of women who have suffered a traumatic birth and to provide a platform for mother’s to...
Flight attendant awarded £13,000 after suffering an insect bite whilst working as cabin crew on board a BA flight
Terry O’Driscoll was part of cabin crew flying on a BA flight from Heathrow to Denver, Colorado, in May 2013. He had been in the staff rest area and was leaving his bunk when he felt a ‘nip’ on this hand. At first he was not concerned and barely noticed the bite as...
A Lancashire man has been awarded substantial compensation of £25,000 following a diagnosis of hearing loss and tinnitus caused by his past work in the merchant navy.
Staff at OH Parsons LLP in Slough, are getting their baking hats on to raise money for Stand up to Cancer Bake Off.
Racism in the workplace sadly continues to be a daily issue for millions of people. Data from as recently as 2015 shows that nearly a third of employees have either witnessed or experienced racism at work, whether from managers, colleagues, customers or suppliers – a stark reminder of the need for robust protections in the law.
As in previous years, OH Parsons are participating in the Free Wills Month starting today (1st March 2018).
An up-to-date Will written by a solicitor ensures your wishes are respected. It also avoids difficult decisions and legal complications for your loved ones.
Our client had worked for his employers for over 13 years as a panel beater. He was diagnosed with hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) as a result of which his employment was terminated.
A painter and decorator injured his right wrist whilst on holiday in Italy after falling down seven rows of stairs at a football stadium.
This member of Unite the Union was involved in a road traffic accident whilst driving their work bus. With the support of their Union, OH Parsons brought a claim against our client’s employer for their personal injuries.
The Claimant, now aged 46, was part of a thee man team employed by Balfour Beatty and its predecessors to drop and pick up traffic cones on motorways when lanes required temporary closure.
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