201612.02
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Seven Ways to Drive Safe During the Winter

Driver behaviour remains the top cause of crashes. Data provided by the ONS from 1995 and into the following decade show that traffic accidents rise by nearly 30 per cent compared to the rest of the year. It’s not just Christmas, it’s the onset of Winter. What can you do to improve your road safety...
201611.24
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Compensation Reform: The Big Insurance Lie

The Government is looking at scrapping the right to compensation for whiplash injuries in England & Wales. The Big Lie perpetuated by the insurance industry through their lobbyists, the Association of British Insurers, is that whiplash claims have risen by 50% over the past decade fuelled by fraudulent claims costing the insurance companies about one…

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…

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…