201701.04
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Preston Personal Injury New Look Website

At the end of last year we upgraded our website to make it quicker and simpler to use. We’ve upgraded the look and feel and improved our menus so that you can find all your legal info on personal injury and accident much faster. However, this is an ongoing upgrade and further changes will take…

201612.16
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Have you been involved in a car accident?

Here’s what to do if you are in a car accident and the steps you should take. It may seem a bit obvious but the first step is don’t panic. If you allow yourself to get distressed, you won’t be able to think clearly. If you aren’t seriously hurt and if it’s safe to do…

201612.14
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Recent Figures Claim Insurers Don’t Pass on Savings

The government recently announced a clampdown on whiplash compensation claims. Insurers consistently lobbied the government for years that too many claims for whiplash had been fraudulent. Yet something here is not correct > Read on. The Ministry of Justice announced tough new action thinking it can target the so-called ‘whiplash culture’. The Association of British…

201612.07
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Quarter of Motorists Admit Tiredness

In the UK in 2015 there were more than 150,000 road traffic injuries and fatalities. As many as 100,000 could have been prevented if distractions didn’t get motorists attention. According to a survey conducted by Exchange and Mart almost 1 in 4 motorists admit driving while tired. Sources such as the Department of Transport and…

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…

201611.18
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Is the UK the Whiplash Capital of the World?

In the UK, every year thousands suffer from whiplash injuries. Yet the media reports that too many of these injuries culminate in fraudulent claims. This can mean higher premiums for motorists but is it fair to say we’re the ‘Whiplash Capital?’. A recent parliamentary inquiry reopened the debate on the state of the UK’s compensation…

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…