Under the Freedom of Information Act, I would like to request the following information from your council:
1. In the last three years, how much money has your council paid out in compensation following personal injury claims, and work related accident claims?
Please break down by total amount for the last three financial years (2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 so far).
This request relates to the year the compensation money was paid out, even if the incident occurred in a previous year.
2. Broken down for the same financial years above, please state the amount paid in legal costs relating to personal injury claims
- including those where cases were unsuccessful. Please also break down these costs by legal firm. This relates to the year the money was paid to the firm, even if the incident or conclusion of the case occurred in an earlier year.
3. For each successful case (where a claimant was awarded compensation for a personal injury or accident at work), please state:
year the money was paid out
total amount of compensation money paid
total amount spent on legal costs relating to the case
type of injury, where it occurred (e.g. council building, school, etc.) and how it occurred.
the claimant was a staff member, or member of the public.
Please send this information by email, to this email address.
Please send all further correspondence to this email address.