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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

Thompsons comments on government response to Cumberlege Review

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

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...

What are public inquiries? Thompsons breaks down the facts

What is a public inquiry, and why are people criticising the Spring 20...

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...

Admiral set to pay £164 million dividend in defiance of regulators as car insurance premiums soar

Shareholders in car insurance giant Admiral are set to get a bumper £1...

Serious Injury

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 ...

Thompsons’ commitment to brain injury survivors recognised with charity award

Thompsons Solicitors has been awarded the ‘Trustees’ Special Award’ by...

Asbestos Diseases

Family of former heating engineer seek answers after his lung cancer death at just 62

Thompsons Solicitors’ specialist asbestos team is supporting the famil...

Daughter of Carlisle factory worker calls on former colleagues to help with asbestos disease legal claim (1)

The daughter of a factory worker, who has been diagnosed mesothelioma,...

Government’s warm words will provide “scant consolation” to Paterson victims, says Thompsons

The government has finally responded to the Ian Paterson inquiry from ...

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...

Medical Negligence

Thompsons Solicitors comments on Ian Paterson’s failed appeal against guilty verdict

The refusal of an appeal by convicted breast surgeon Ian Paterson agai...

Thompsons Solicitors representing Paterson victims once again

Following the recall of thousands of further former patients of Ian Pa...

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 adds to its senior team with new salaried members

Social justice law firm Thompsons Solicitors has appointed 16 new sala...

Windrush scandal: Child of Windrush victim fails to secure late legal reprieve in his battle to remain in the UK

The child of a Windrush victim has had his application for permission ...

Social justice law firm seeks to test Home Office refusal to allow the child of a Windrush victim to remain in the UK after 21 years

Thompsons is supporting the child of a Windrush victim, as he seeks co...

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...