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As personal injury lawyers in Cheshire, we know first-hand that cars should be seen as powerful weapons because when car accidents happen the results can be devastating. The Oxford English Dictionary defines an accident as, ‘an event that happens by chance, or that is without apparent...

As a personal injury claim company, we deal with many cases of broken bones. One thing we have discovered from this is that there are common misconceptions about the differences between a fractured bone and a broken bone. In medical terms, any bone that is cracked,...

In the UK, there were 194,477 people injured on our roads in 2014. Driving a car, or even being a passenger in one is not without risk. 72% of car accidents occur on built up roads, so driving in a city or urban environment is...

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the UK have recently released the workplace health and safety statistics to workplace accidents and injuries for 2013-2014. A quick glance at the headline figures paints a startling picture. Despite a great many health and safety laws and...

In the UK, many industries require their workers to work at height, using ladders or platforms. Falls are not uncommon and they usually result in an injury, sadly a percentage of these falls are fatal. Almost all of these accidents are preventable, meaning human or...

As a nation, we are being encouraged to take more exercise, join a gym, go swimming, walk more, take the stairs and get on our bikes. Many of us take regular exercise and one of the easiest ways to do that is to make it...

Unfortunately, the number of car accidents occurring in the UK is on the rise, and so it is highly likely that every person reading this post will be involved in some kind of car accident within their lifetime. With around 245,000 miles of road within...

If you have worked with asbestos in the past, you are likely to have been exposed to harmful asbestos particles, fine dust and fibres. When the asbestos fibres are breathed in, the asbestos particles enter the lungs and gradually damage them over time. For a...

Each August in the UK we mark National Road Victims Month. It is a time where we remember those who have been killed or injured on our roads. Road safety charity, RoadPeace organise some remembrance events each August, as well as working to raise road...