201611.23
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Lancashire Boy could be Blinded By Firework

A family from Burnley, Lancashire speak about their terrifying experience the moment their 10-year old was hit in the face by a firework. It happens every year throughout the country – firework accidents. At a firework’s display event in Burnley 10-year old Tyler Norris-Sayers was standing with his Mum and family behind a safety barrier…

201610.24
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County Council Hosts Preston Remembrance for Victims of Road Accidents

LANCASHIRE County Council announced last week that local people killed in road traffic collisions will be remembered at a special service in November in Preston. The special service forms part of The World Day of Remembrance Service. UK-based charity RoadPeace launched in 1993. Brigitte Chaudhry MBE, organised the first day of remembrance, to support bereaved…

201610.19
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PHC Law’s 12 Winter Warnings

In case you haven’t noticed it’s getting darker outside and the clocks slowly roll back to the Winter Equinox. Be careful out on the roads during December when the merry making begins and Christmas Parties start. Road traffic accidents peak in this period. Here are 12 Things to bear in mind for this Winter time…

201610.10
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Driverless Cars Expected to Dominate by 2045

According to research conducted by Kia Motors (UK) driverless cars may account for almost half of all car sales within 25 years. Then of course this is expected to rise even further as we approach the year 2100. Most of us will be dead by then anyway. Sorry for the negativity but fact is fact….

201608.17
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Did you miss the Law Society Campaign ‘Don’t Get Mugged over Accident Claim’?

Despite its central message highlighting the risks of not consulting with accident claim lawyers, an ad campaign created by The Law Society three years ago still retain its power. The central theme warned that before accepting a compensation offer by an insurer, consider consulting a personal injury solicitor if you are involved in an accident. The ad campaign…

201608.08
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‘Collateral’ Lies Can’t Ruin Insurance Claims

What are ‘collateral lies’ concerning insurance claims? Basically it’s when someone making a claim exaggerates for personal gain, and not always financial gain. However, collateral lies in many cases never actually impact on the final result. This is the reason why the legal profession refers to them as ‘collateral’. Exaggerating on insurance claims, or telling…

201607.26
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Personal Injury Claims Require Commitment and Professionalism

In 2014 the media reported that a fifth of personal injury law firms in the north-west could be closed down. Yes, firms closed down but not in the amounts predicted. Why did this situation start? Broadly speaking personal injury work is difficult. Weaker firms are not able to operate with the levels of quality and professionalism…