201203.19
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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…

201202.16
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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…

201201.31
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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…

201111.30
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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…

201110.21
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Lancashire Roads Improve as 10,000 Potholes Disappear

The county’s roads are back to good health and ready to face another winter, following several months of repair work by Lancashire County Council’s highway teams. LCC repaired 10,000 potholes in the past six months and many old road surfaces got a fresh coat of tarmac to improve conditions. Despite tougher budgets, the local council invested…

201110.18
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Government to Set Tougher Penalties for Dangerous Driving Offences

The new penalties soon to be enforced by the Government will mean that drivers could be jailed for a minimum of up to five years. The new offence is set to bridge the gap between the offence causing death by dangerous driving, which carries a 14-year prison sentence, whilst other dangerous driving offences carry penalties of up…

201110.13
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PHC Law Urge Road Users Take Care as Clocks Go Back

Last year we saw a dramatic increase in the number of claims being made as the clocks went back, as people adjusted to darker nights and worsening weather conditions. Philip Cuerden, Managing Director of PHC Law commented: “When the clocks go back and the evenings get darker, motorists should take extra care when they are…