Author Archives: Mark Thompson

About Mark Thompson

Personal injury and accident specialist solicitor

Politics of compensation

Politics of compensation Newspaper headlines tell you of large compensation awards, fraudulent claims, or the rising cost of road accident claims to insurers. What you do not read is how organisations are reimbursed as a result of a compensation case … Continue reading

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Compensation – good thing?

Compensation – good or bad thing? The need to seek compensation must be a bad thing, but the ability to recover it must be a good thing. Nobody wants to be injured so nobody wants compensation. If something does go … Continue reading

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Acquired brain injury

Brain injury There are many causes of brain injury. Acquired brain injury is a term which covers all situations in which brain injury has occurred since birth, and includes injury from trauma/injury, as well as tumour, stroke, haemorrhage and encephalitis, … Continue reading

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Fatal accident

Fatal accidents “I have had the worse three years of my life due to the death of my partner at work. Mr. Thompson was very understanding and helped me in more ways than he could ever imagine. I’m so grateful … Continue reading

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Fatal lift accident kills two

Fatal accident kills two Two young men died in a lift shaft at a council owned block of flats. After a fatal accident the facts unravelled as the Police, Health and Safety Executive, and Coroner made their investigations. The two … Continue reading

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Foreign accent syndrome

Foreign accent syndrome as a result of acquired brain injury The media reported the rare case of Linda Walker whose Geordie accent had turned Jamaican after suffering a stroke. She was diagnosed with Foreign Accent Syndrome, a rare neurological condition … Continue reading

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Motorcycle v U turning car

U turn causes motorcycle accident Jack was on his way home from work on his Kawasaki ZX9R motorcycle, his pride and joy. The bike at the time was renowned as the fastest bike on the road. He had been riding … Continue reading

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Head injury – long term effect

Motorcyclist suffers head injury A motorcyclist suffered a catalogue of physical injuries, but most serious long term was a head injury. The rider was overtaking a tractor which turned right across him, and then ran him over. By establishing the … Continue reading

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Fatal accident – family effect

The effects of a fatal accident A tragic fatal accident happened when parents and their son were out cycling. The men were on the grass verge fixing the son’s bicycle and Mum was sitting on her bike at the side … Continue reading

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