Category: HealthCare (Care, Medical)

Nurse wins £800,000 for back injury

A former intensive care nurse has accepted £800,000 compensation after injuring his back at work.  In what is thought to be one of the largest ever settlements for a workplace back injury, Bexley and Greenwich Health Authority agreed to pay the money to Karl Douglas in an out-of-court settlement.  Mr Douglas, then 28, injured his […]

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Nurse wins £345,000 for back pain

A former staff nurse has been awarded £345,000 for the back pain she received while working in a hospital which allegedly lacked suitable equipment to help move patients. Carmel Commons, 42, is among the first nurses to win a case involving repetitive strain rather than injury from a single incident, said her solicitor, who suggested […]

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