The Importance of Having the Right Insurance as a Driver

Vehicle insurance can be seen as just another legality to cross off the list but having the right insurance as a driver will protect you from personal liability in case of an accident. Apart from the legal obligations, being held responsible for an accident may mean you’re liable to pay a large amount of money you might not be able to afford.

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How Hit and Run Investigations Work

A hit and run accident is when the person responsible for causing or contributing to the accident doesn’t stop – they simply drive off without leaving behind any information. This is so they can avoid any consequences of the accident.

Thousand of hit and runs take place every year in the UK, leaving behind physical and emotional injuries for those involved. For a lot of people, there is a lot of confusion about their rights as the innocent party; what happens when the other party flees the scene?

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The Hidden Dangers of Driving in Summer

Most people are fully aware of the dangers of driving in the winter. Heavy rain, dark evenings and icy roads means limited visibility and a greater likelihood of an accident taking place.

However, that doesn’t mean that summer doesn’t come with its own issues on the road. In fact, some people think that summer driving actually proposes a lot more dangers than any other time of the year.

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Are You Eligible for an Accident at Work Claim?

No matter how many precautions are put in place to prevent accidents in the workplace, these accidents can, and do, happen all the time. Employers are legally responsible for the welfare and safety of their employees, as well as people who visit their premises. This means that businesses have to ensure that they meet health and safety guidelines, since a failure to do so can result in severe consequences. If you’re unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident at work, then, it’s important that you know whether or not you’re qualified to enter a claim.

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Preventing Workplace Accidents & Injuries

Health and safety statistics show that between 2014 and 2015, there was over 1.2 million people suffering from a work related illness or injury. There was around 27 million working days lost due to these illnesses and injuries.

Statistics also show us that 142 people work killed in this period as a direct consequence of a work related accident, whilst a staggering 611,000 employee injuries were recorded overall.

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Claiming Whilst Injured: What to Do

When in an accident, injuries can sometimes be severe. If you are injured or if a family member has been in a serious accident, you might find that you will have to make a claim while you are still recovering, and this can make the process more complex and stressful. There are a few ways of making a claim whilst injured that won’t jeopardise your right to compensation.

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Accident Claims: How Much Compensation Should You Get?

If you are in an accident that isn’t your fault, whether you were driving a car or were a pedestrian, you are entitled to compensation for any medical expenses you might have incurred from it. Road traffic accidents are very likely to happen, and as a result so are road accident claims.

Here at AYB Law we have a highly-trained team with expert knowledge in dealing with road traffic accident compensation claims, to ensure that you get the maximum compensation that your claim deserves.

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