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We’re proud of the work we do to bring tens of thousands of personal injury cases to a successful conclusion each year, refusing to represent insurance companies and only standing up for the rights of the injured and mistreated. Use the filters below to read the latest news from across Thompsons.

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Personal Injury

Personal injury specialist promoted to regional managing partner

A new manager with two decades of experience in the personal injury se...

Thompsons comments on government response to Cumberlege Review

Linda Millband, national practice lead for medical negligence at Thomp...

Road Traffic Accidents

Thompsons comments on upcoming introduction of £5,000 small claims limit

On Monday 31 May 2021, the small claims limit for a number of road acc...

Unprecedented drop in vehicle usage and mass layoffs, yet insurers pocket hundreds of millions in savings

While most of the UK licks its economic wounds, our head of personal i...

Serious Injury

Legal success leads to five prosthetic legs for Essex motorbike enthusiast

Thompsons Solicitors secured a seven-figure settlement for a machine o...

Contractor fined £350,000 for worker's amputation injury

Morgan Prosser had to have his arm amputated after a serious workplace...

Thompsons welcomes judgment supporting accommodation funding for seriously injured

A landmark Court of Appeal judgment has ruled that victims of serious ...

Asbestos Diseases

Lancashire care home worker calls on former colleagues for help in asbestos disease claim

We are supporting Lancashire woman Nora Pheasant after she was diagnos...

50 years on: Social justice law firm calls for greater awareness as statistics show thousands of asbestos deaths every year

50 years on from the first successful asbestos compensation claim in t...

Family of Carmarthen Bay power station worker calls on former colleagues to help with asbestos disease legal claim

The wife of a power station worker who was diagnosed mesothelioma is l...

Industrial Diseases

Thompsons supports Mesothelioma UK’s Patient and Carer Day with sponsorship

Thompsons Solicitors is sponsoring the immunotherapy session of Mesoth...

Making a personal injury or workplace disease claim during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

We are still here during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to suppor...

Women account for one in six asbestos-related cancer deaths: hidden legacy of asbestos on women in the UK revealed

New data released by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveals wo...

Accidents at Work

Thompsons comments on increase to small claims limit for employers' and public liability from April 2022

Gerard Stilliard, head of personal injury strategy at Thompsons Solici...

Contractor fined £350,000 for worker's amputation injury

Morgan Prosser had to have his arm amputated after a serious workplace...

Making a personal injury or workplace disease claim during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

We are still here during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to suppor...

Case of the Week

Case of the week: Union member penalised for raising health and safety concerns

In this week’s case, Ben Diaz from Thompsons’ North West branch, acted...

Case of the Week: Defective Products

In this week's Case of the Week, we helped a family win compensation a...

Case of the Week: Delivering Justice

In this week's case of the week our solicitors successfully opposed so...

Our Firm News

Thompsons Solicitors seeks Mansfield Rule accreditation

Thompsons Solicitors is delighted to be participating in and working t...

Key appointment to cost lawyers representative body for Thompsons Solicitors

Julian Caddick, our head of costs, has been appointed to the Associati...

Personal injury specialist promoted to regional managing partner

A new manager with two decades of experience in the personal injury se...

Our Charity Work

Thompsons’ teams step up for asbestos cancer charity

Thompsons Solicitors’ asbestos disease lawyers have raised £900 for Me...

Thompsons raises more than £1,000 for Cerebral Palsy Cymru

Staff at the Thompsons offices in Cardiff and Bristol have celebrated ...

Thompsons team goes the extra mile for Meso UK

Members of the team at Thompsons Solicitors collectively cycled 165 mi...

COVID-19 News

Thompsons Solicitors coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Thompsons Solicitors coronavirus (COVID-19) update ...

Thompsons comments on Boris Johnson’s statement for post-lockdown plans

Gerard Stilliard, head of personal injury strategy at Thompsons Solici...

Unprecedented drop in vehicle usage and mass layoffs, yet insurers pocket hundreds of millions in savings

While most of the UK licks its economic wounds, our head of personal i...

COVID-19 Briefings

Briefing on employer and employees responsibilities on returning to work in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) No.7

Briefing on employer and employees responsibilities on returning to wo...

Briefing on employer and employees' responsibilities in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) No. 5

As part of our ongoing briefings for trade unions and workers we addre...

Briefing on employer and employees’ responsibilities in the wake of coronavirus (COVID-19) No. 6

As part of our ongoing briefings for trade unions and workers we addre...