Durham Council could Face Legal Action over Fall Death

The accident occurred in July 2012, when Brian Childs' wife Lillian was walking down Alexander Crescent in the north-east city. She tripped on a metal drainage channel that lay ac…


Company Fined after Crush Injury Accident

The organisation took Bouygues to court over its role in the death of Guilherme de Oliveira, 44, from Portugal, who suffered fatal crush injuries in an accident.


Window Cleaners Fined Over Compensation Failings

Darlington Magistrates' Court was told that Mr Dawson operated a window cleaning company that traded as We-aredale Cleaning and offered local residents their services on a door-to…


Schoolgirl Injured in Lift Shaft Fall

Morgan Seaton, who was 15 years old at the time of the accident, sustained three fractured vertebrae, bruising and a sprained wrist after she and three other pupils became stuck i…


Fingers Severed in Accident at Work

A bakery in Burnley has been fined by the Health and Safety Executive after a work accident left an employee with two severed fingers.