accident

More Care Needed

More Care Needed

Mr A was in his car, stationary at a junction. He was waiting for traffic to clear to be able to pull onto the main carriageway. As he was waiting a car came down the road behind him. Unfortunately for Mr A, the driver of that car was not driving with the necessary care and(…)

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Third Party Drove Through A Red Light

Third Party Drove Through A Red Light

Mr S was driving his vehicle through a junction in Leeds on Hunslett Road when the other driver drove through a red light and hit Mr S’s vehicle. Liability was initially disputed by the other driver but after we were able to obtain independent witness evidence to show that they had driven through a red(…)

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Bus Driver Braked Sharply

Bus Driver Braked Sharply

The claimant Mrs F was a passenger on a bus and as the bus approached a crossing the driver failed to notice a pedestrian crossing until the last minute and had to brake very sharply causing the passengers to be thrown about the bus with one of them landing on top of Mrs F. The(…)

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Stop at Give Way Lines

Stop at Give Way Lines

Mrs A was driving her motor vehicle along a main road when the other driver pulled out from a side road and failed to stop at the give way line and drove into Mrs A’s vehicle The insurers of the other driver have now admitted fault for the claimant’s accident. Brearley’s solicitors are your best(…)

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Accident with an Uninsured Driver

Accident with an Uninsured Driver

Mr C was crossing the road in Dewsbury Town Centre and as he nearly got to the other side of the road a vehicle came towards him but failed to slow down and stop and drove into him and then the driver just drove off after knocking Mr C down. After enquiries were made with(…)

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Who Is In Charge??

Who Is In Charge??

Mr S worked for a scaffolding company. He was sent to dismantle a specialist type of scaffold known as birdcage. Basically the building is erected around the outside of the scaffold including the roof. This means at the end of construction the scaffold is completely enclosed. The only way of reaching the  working platform is(…)

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Need A Second Opinion??

Need A Second Opinion??

Mrs S was at work. It was a training day and staff were moving around the premises from room to room taking part in training exercises. Her employer had provided refreshments including bottled water. As Mrs S was walking to her next venue she slipped and fell on water that had been spilled on the(…)

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