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Does Wearing a Helmet Impact Personal Injury Claim for Cyclists?

Cycling can be a fun and enjoyable way to exercise while making your daily commute; however, cyclists across the UK are at greater risk of injury from road traffic accidents than drivers.

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Planned changes to personal injury claims could penalise victims

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has been warned by personal injury experts that the government’s plans to increase the small claims limit from £1,000 to £2,000 for minor injury cases could impact up to 350,000 people a year in England and Wales by making it harder for victims to secure compensation from employers under these changes (in Scotland, the small claims threshold is currently at £3,000).

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Rise in Number of Workplace Fatalities

The number of people losing their lives at work in Britain increased during 2017-18, which has prompted calls for more to be done to better ensure the safety of workers. 

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Employees Injured Following Falls from Height

Falls from height continue to post a significant risk to workers, with too many sustaining serious and sometimes even fatal injuries as a result of their employer failing to provide a safe system of work. 

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European Commission Sets Out Road Safety Proposals

The European Commission has set out its third and final set of actions to modernise the transport system in Europe, which aim to provide safer traffic, less polluting vehicles and more advanced technological solutions. 

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