• 0161 696 6235
  • Request a callback
Stephensons Solicitors LLP Banner Image

Personal injury glossary - O

If you would like assistance in relation to a possible personal injury claim speak to our experts for guidance on your options on 01616 966 229 or complete our online enquiry form.

This personal injury glossary provides explanations in plain English of a number of technical terms you may encounter in the process of pursuing a personal injury claim.

Occupational disease - Illness contracted in the workplace.

Occupiers’ liability - The legal responsibility of a person for people who enter his or her land or building.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 

N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z

loading staff

Death or serious injury by dangerous cycling set to become offence

The introduction of specific legislation to cover death or serious injury by dangerous cycling will be welcomed by many, including those who have campaigned for many years to update UK law. Whilst these serious incidents remain at a relatively low level,...

Read more

What is Legionnaires disease?

Legionnaires' disease is a potentially fatal form of lung infection. It is normally contracted by inhaling small droplets of water that are suspended in the air, containing the bacteria. Legionella pneumophila is commonly found in natural water...

Read more
  • Louise Griffiths
  • ​Danielle Callaway
  • Robert Donlan​
  • ​Pauline Smith
  • ​Shahina Sakeria​
  • Katie Plappert
  • Stephen Collins
  • Toni Lowery
  • Andrew Dunne
  • Subiha Khezar