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Major Retailers Fined for Breaching Health and Safety Laws

Two major retailers have been fined this month for the negligence of it’s workers who suffered serious injuries following accidents involving forklift trucks. Peter Edgecombe, a worker at Swedish retailer IKEA suffered multiple injuries in a forklift truck accident at the company’s Bristol store. IKEA has been fined £80,000 after their employee suffered two broken…

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Woman Escapes Death From Overturned Lorry

A female driver had a miracle escape yesterday after an overturned lorry weighing 40-tonne crushed her car. The lorry flipped on its side blocking all three lanes for more than eight hours, forcing thousands of motorists to take alternative routes. Miraculously the woman walked away from the accident with minor cuts to her hands. The accident happened yesterday…

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Survey Reveals Motorway Tailgating Risks Lives

Following a recent survey conducted by road safety charity BRAKE, PHC Law is appealing for motorists to take extra care whilst driving on motorways. Brake and Direct Line who carried out the survey amongst 942 motorists found that: Over 53% of those surveyed admit breaking the two second rule on motorways, compared to 49% in…

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Tougher Calls Made to Reduce Cannabis Drug Driving

Every thirty seconds someone, somewhere in the world is killed in a car crash. Road safety charity, ‘Brake’ has tirelessly campaigned and worked extremely hard to win the backing and support of the Government to move more swiftly towards creating a zero tolerance towards drink and drug driving in the UK. As a personal injury…

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Insurance Premiums – Law Society Defends Compensation Claims

In a recent high-profile row over rising insurance premiums, the Law Society has said the insurance industry must shoulder some of the blame and take responsibility for increasing motor insurance premiums. Last week, The Commons Transport Select Committee said the rising number of personal injury claims was the ‘main reason’ why motor insurance premiums have…

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No Win No Fee Personal Injury Claims

‘No win, no fee’ is a term that is thrown around and advertised both on and offline. It’s also a hot topic where the legal industry’s concerned in the media. Generally speaking, most people associate ‘no win, no fee’ to personal injury claims. But what exactly is ‘no win no fee’? This post sheds some…