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12 May, 2015, 08:00 BST Accident Advice Helpline Spells Out Workplace Hazards

Since 1974 employers in the UK have had a strict obligation towards the health and safety of their employees in the workplace. But despite over...


09 Feb, 2015, 08:00 GMT Brand New Online Claim Checker Released

The Online Claim Checker is a brand new way to look at injury claim assessments. The checker offers free advice which will let you know whether...


26 Nov, 2014, 08:00 GMT Injury Victims Unaware They Can Claim Compensation From Uninsured and Hit and Run Drivers

According to latest research commissioned by leading law firm Accident Advice Helpline, just under half of responders said they did not think they...


06 Oct, 2014, 08:01 BST 19% of People Killed In Car Accidents Aren't Wearing a Seat Belt Yet 2 Million Drivers Don't Wear Them

The law stating it was compulsory to wear a seatbelt whilst driving - or a front passenger - came about over 30 years ago. Despite this close to 2...


05 Sep, 2014, 11:01 BST Automatic Braking System Could Prevent Car Accidents and Save Thousands of Lives

When it became compulsory for front seat occupants in a car to wear a seatbelt back in 1983 the number of motorists killed or seriously injured fell...


05 Aug, 2014, 11:01 BST British Workplaces Amongst the Safest in the World and Accidents at Work at an all Time Low

Year on year the number of people who lose their lives at work is dropping and the significant improvement in safety has branded British workplaces...