Hudgell Solicitors is supporting the campaign by national road safety charity Brake to introduce new laws banning the use of hands-free phone systems in vehicles, as statistics have shown talking at the wheel makes drivers four times more likely to cause injury.
Despite using a hand-held phone while driving being made illegal in 2003, thousands of drivers still blatantly flout the law, putting themselves and others at great risk.
‘Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that’
It is without doubt one the most famous sporting quotes ever, by legendary former Liverpool Football Club manager Bill Shankly.
Although made in jest, there has perhaps been an element of truth to it in terms of how sporting clubs and organisations have adopted a ‘win at all costs’ mentality in years gone by – certainly when you look at the very top level of professional sports.
If you are considering making a personal injury claim, it’s important that you understand the possible outcomes. Here we outline the main elements that are taken into account when calculating your compensation sum.
Why claim compensation?
The principle reason that somebody makes a personal injury claim is to obtain compensation for their injury and to recover out of pocket expenses that have been a result of that injury.