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Don’t Let the Office Trip You Up: Avoiding Workplace Injury

Most people in the UK have a place of work; whether it’s an office, factory, shop, school, hospital or even their own home. The employment rate at the beginning of 2008 was a healthy 74.8 percent. Total hours worked reached 942.0 million, meaning more hours are spent at work every day than anywhere else.

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(Don’t) Do It Yourself

DIY is a term that can often conjure up the image of accidents and botch-jobs; but despite the obvious financial benefit, doing something that is better left to a professional can leave you with less-than-positive results.

Teens at high risk of involvement in road traffic accidents

Doctors have commented that while infectious disease is decreasing around the world, they are witnessing a greater number of deaths from injury, with motor vehicle crashes being one of the major causes. In the U.S, the total number of deaths due to road accidents has declined with the advent of seat belts laws, air bags, safer cars and crackdowns on driving while intoxicated – either through alcohol or narcotics. Despite this, experts claim traffic accidents still affect teenagers more than any other group because young, new and inexperienced drivers are the ones who are most at risk.

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Everyday Accidents: Who Is At Fault?

We’ve all done it – tripped up, fallen over, or been the victim of any number of other little mishaps that cause us some embarrassment, especially if it is in full view of someone else.

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Responsible Tips To Help You Avoid Traffic Accidents

The first things to always remember in order to avoid being involved in an accident are also the most obvious. Following traffic rules and the Highway Code may seem like common sense but they are often disregarded by, not only drivers, but pedestrians also; thus causing more accidents. Wearing a seatbelt is another law that many drivers choose to ignore, even though many injuries that have occurred due to not buckling up could have been avoided, including some fatalities.

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Personal injury law: more than just money grabbing

Day-to-day we all face scenarios that, through the potential negligence of others, could lead to personal injury. Walking outside on the way work or to the shops could lead to a trip and injury, which could have been prevented by proper maintenance by the area’s local authority. Similarly, accidents at work or shopping could be prevented by your employer or the shop in question.

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Injury claims can lend a helping hand

Accidents happen all the time; occurring through personal fault, or as a result of others’ actions, they are a common factor of everyday life. Just look at the statistics: every year, according to the Citizens Advice Bureau, around 2.5 million people in the UK suffer from accidents. As a consequence, it says, one may experience fundamental lifestyle changes through either loss of independence or income.

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Whiplash: Can You Make A Claim?

Arguably the most common form of injury following a car accident is whiplash. Even a relatively low speed car collision can cause it and, whilst the symptoms can take several hours to appear, the consequences can be devastating.

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Calling all Accident Victims

Have you been involved in an accident through no fault of your own? This happens to thousands of people every year in the UK, with many left unable to go to work or carry on their life as they did before. Regardless of whether an accident ultimately prevents you from working or not, depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, you may be able to make a compensation claim for lost earnings, your pain and suffering or other losses. This is known as a personal injury clam and in simple terms refers to an accident which occurs when a third party is responsible for the harm suffered, whether through failure to take reasonable preventative steps or by negligence in some other way.

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Calling all Accident Victims

Have you been involved in an accident through no fault of your own? This happens to thousands of people every year in the UK, with many left unable to go to work or carry on their life as they did before. Regardless of whether an accident ultimately prevents you from working or not, depending on the circumstances surrounding the accident, you may be able to make a compensation claim for lost earnings, your pain and suffering or other losses. This is known as a personal injury clam and in simple terms refers to an accident which occurs when a third party is responsible for the harm suffered, whether through failure to take reasonable preventative steps or by negligence in some other way.

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