DJ Laing group sales director Karen Nicholl was at Forfar Sheriff Court for the verdict Angus civil engineering firm DJ Laing (Contracts) Ltd has been fined £32,000 over an accident that left a 17-year-old employee permanently disfigured and facing arthritis in his legs, The Courier has reported.
A council laid off six labourers before offering five of them new contracts in a bid to get rid of one of the employees, The Courier has reported. Dundee City Council's environment department made the workers redundant because of what bosses called a “downturn in current workload”.
A former electrician on an industry blacklist has been offered £60,000 in compensation, 37 years after his name was written on the secret file. The man, who lives in Scotland and is now in his 70s, has said he wants to accept the money, even though his union believes he is entitled to over £320,00
The Scottish bill to recover medical costs for asbestos diseases will lead to over-burdening costs on compensators as well as delays to the claims process and will do little or nothing to improve the overall care services for asbestos victims, law firm DWF has said. The Recovery of Medical Costs for
A landmark decision handed down by the Supreme Court has left Royal Bank of Scotland open to a compensation claim that could run to as much as £3 million – a case that experts claim could be repeated throughout the banking industry. Scottish builder Derek Carlyle’s seven-year battle with the 82
The jury’s decision at a mock trial will be in the hands of visitors attending the Health & Safety Scotland event held at the SECC in Glasgow on 22nd and 23rd April. As part of the event’s free educational programme, organised by the British Safety Council, A Mock Trial: A Construction Indus
Lady Paton The widow of a joiner who died of an asbestos-related condition will be allowed to pursue her damages claim against her late husband’s former employers after the company’s insurers failed in an appeal.