Chemical damage by hairstylist


£8,300 compensation

A 24 year old woman who suffered an allergic reaction and chemical burns to her scalp after having her hair dyed has been awarded £8,300 compensation.

She had wanted to lighten her hair colour. When she was at the salon she told them she had a history of dermatitis and wanted to use only natural products. She had an initial patch test, but on the day of the actual appointment the stylist did not use natural products.

Read more ...

Families of girls killed in train crash awarded compensation

The families of two teenage girls who died after being hit by a train have been awarded over £40,000 compensation.

They made their claims, as secondary victims, against the firm that was responsible for the maintenance of the railway crossing.

The girls were at the station intending to board a train. The layout of the station meant that to get to their platform they needed to cross a railway track through an unsecured wicket gate.

Read more ...