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Company car in Speeding Allegation

Andrew Murray
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We acted recently for a business who had a series of company cars, one of which was involved in a speeding incident.  The notice to prosecute came in the post addressed to the business, as it would if you were caught out speeding in your own car. Like...

Clear the frost to help avoid a Road Traffic Accident

Lisa Anderson
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As the cold weather drops and frost and snow are forecasted this week here’s a timely reminder to be safe on the roads. Driving in the winter is different to other times of the year – with icy windscreens, adverse weather and longer periods of...

Uninsured Drivers and Compensation Claims

Ian Wolstenhulme
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I acted for a client recently who was knocked off his pedal bike by an uninsured van driver but was still able to claim from the Motor Insurers' Bureau after taking advice from us. My client was wearing appropriate clothing, with cycling trousers, hi...

Pothole Damages - Who Should Pay the Price?

Ian Wolstenhulme
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During the winter months, with increased rainfall, cold temperatures, ice and road treatments of salt, our roads take quite a battering, resulting in potholes appearing at regular intervals. Every year pedestrians, cyclists, motorbike riders and motorists...

De-Ice Your Car to Avoid Court Action This Winter

Ian Wolstenhulme
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With freezing temperatures and icy road conditions, it is important that you stay safe on the roads this winter. Motorists need to be careful when defrosting their cars - you should never leave your vehicle unattended, even to run into the house if you have...

Do Not Let Your Christmas Presents Cause A Danger

Lisa Anderson
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Christmas is coming and children might be getting their first mobile phones and it’s always at this time of year our personal injury teams handle road traffic accidents when mobile phones are partly to blame for the injuries of either pedestrians or...