Monthly Archives: February 2016

Ella Eyre ‘involved in serious accident during reality TV show’

The 21-year-old pop star was shooting scenes for the channel's new programme 'Drive' when the dramatic incident took place, with Ella's car flipping over on its side. A source said: ''The weather was terrible and they ignored all advice. She could have been killed, and it prompted complete panic. Ella was very shaken afterwards.'' Source: Ella Eyre 'involved in serious accident during ITV reality show'...
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Jeremy Clarkson settles $140k discrimination and injury claim

After months of court appearances and multiple speculations about how the racial discrimination and injury claim will end, Jeremy Clarkson has finally come out and revealed to the public that he has already settled the claim with former BBC producer, Oisin Tymon. Tymon original filed a $140,000 racial discrimination and injury claim against the ex Top Gear host and the network itself after a scuffle had ensued while they were filming an episode. The lead host of the highly popular motoring television show apparently punched him after a verbal altercation. Sources: Jeremy Clarkson apologises to Top Gear producer Oisin Tymon - BBC News and
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5 things you should do if you are injured at work

At one time or another, we are all guilty of taking our health for granted. But illnesses and accidents can happen, and your entire financial situation, lifestyle, and future plans can change irrevocably in an instant. So what happens to your future if you are unlucky enough to be involved in a workplace accident? As frightening as this situation is, there are things you can do to make your life easier and improve your circumstances if you or a loved one has been injured at work. Here are five steps you can take:

1. Seek medical advice

Seek medical attention and treatment as soon as possible after the incident has taken place.

2. Notify your employer

Make sure that you are not excluded from the right to make a compensation claim down the track, it is important...
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Jeremy Clarkson apologises to Top Gear producer as he withdraws personal injury claim

FORMER Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has issued a public apology to the producer he punched last year.

And today, the BBC said it was "pleased" the issue had been resolved.

"The action involving Mr Tymon and the BBC has been resolved. Oisin is a valued member of the BBC who behaved with huge integrity in dealing with the very difficult circumstances last year - a situation in which, as Tony Hall has stated, he was completely blameless," a spokesman said.

"We are pleased that matters have now been resolved. Oisin has made an important contribution to the BBC in his 12 years with us, and we hope to see him continue to realise his potential in his role as a development executive.


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Johnny Depp settles Belfast legal cases

The Pirates of the Caribbean actor had instructed lawyers about allegations in online articles focused on him and his actress wife Amber Heard. Heard is facing claims that she illegally imported her two dogs into Australia. One website article made inaccurate references to how much the case has cost her husband. Defamation proceedings were drafted and set to be issued on the couple's behalf by Belfast-based lawyer Paul Tweed. However, Mr Tweed, of Johnsons Solicitors, confirmed on Wednesday that two cases have now been "settled amicably". The outcomes involve an apology being issued by the Belfast Telegraph about unfounded allegations relating to "grossly exaggerated expenditure", he said. Source: Johnny Depp settles Belfast legal cases...
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Man settles action over loss of voice box against HSE

A man who sued after his voice box was removed during what the High Court was told was a “completely over the top” operation has settled his action. TheMid-Western Regional Hospital, Limerick, had previously apologised at the court to Kevin McMahon, who has no natural voice and can only speak through an artificial voice box.

Mr McMahon (63), Glasgow Park, Roxboro, Limerick, had sued the HSE over his diagnosis, treatment, management and care and, in particular, an operation where his larynx was removed at the hospital in January 2011.

He had also sued over a three-month delay in performing a second biopsy of his vocal cord. The second biopsy was ordered by a surgeon and was supposed to be carried out in October...

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Back surgery for Beth Tweddle after “The Jump” accident

Olympic bronze medallist Beth Tweddle has had surgery on her neck after a fall during Channel 4's The Jump, prompting a review into safety procedures on the reality TV show.

The retired gymnast, 30, had fractured vertebrae fused together after she was injured while training for programme. The Briton has quit the show and described the last 48 hours as "scary". A Channel 4 statement said it had asked the show's producers to re-assess every event and training plan. The Jump follows celebrities as they try to master various winter sports, including ski jumping, skeleton and speed skating. Olympic swimming champion Rebecca Adlington, 26, and actress Tina Hobley, 44, have already withdrawn because of injury. "All winter sports carry some element of risk but, in light of the...
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Ex Ferrari boss says Michael Schumacher condition is ‘not good’

"Unfortunately it is not good," this is what old Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo told journalists in Milan about the condition of multiple Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, The Guardian reports. Last Thursday, the former Ferrari boss mentioned briefly on Schumacher's health condition to the reporters in Italy. "Michael was a great driver, and we experienced a long time together in both our personal and professional lives," Luca said. "But life is really strange. He was the most successful driver of Ferrari and in his career he had only one accident, in 1999. But unfortunately a fall in a ski accident has broken him." However, he declined to elaborate on what he meant about "not good." BBC Sport also tried to reach Schumacher's official spokesperson Sabine Kehm regarding...
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