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Road Traffic Accident: Case Summary

Posted on December 1st 2020

Oliver & Co Solicitors have recently won a claim at trial for our client who was involved in a road traffic accident. What happened? Oliver and Co Solicitors were instructed by our client, who was involved in a road traffic accident with the Defendant on...

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World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

Posted on November 5th 2020

Almost 4,000 people are killed on roads throughout the world every day. In addition to this, many hundreds of thousands are injured through road traffic collisions throughout the world every day. In 2019, it was reported that there were 25,945 serious injuries as a result...

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Lockdown Settlements

Posted on July 16th 2020

Here at Oliver & Co, in line with government advice, our teams have been keeping safe over the last few months by working remotely from home where possible. We pride ourselves on great customer service and have been thrilled that clients continue to be highly...

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Oliver & Co join RoadPeace

Posted on July 1st 2020

We are very pleased to announce that today, Oliver & Co has joined the legal panel for RoadPeace, a national charity which supports road traffic collision victims. The purpose of the RoadPeace Legal Panel is to provide victims with access to information, high quality legal...

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Injury Prevention Day – Preventing Injury from Road Traffic Accidents

Posted on August 19th 2019

Road Traffic Accidents are one of the most common causes of injuries that our dedicated personal injury solicitors see at Oliver & Co. The Department for Transport statistics show that in 2017 there were 24,831 serious injuries caused by road traffic accidents across the UK,...

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August is National Road Victim Month

Posted on August 6th 2019

August is National Road Victim month, which was founded by RoadPeace, the leading Road Crash Charity in the UK. It is held annually to remember people that have been killed or injured on our roads and provides an opportunity to raise awareness of road safety....

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How to Stay Safe when Driving in the Dark

Posted on August 5th 2019

Driving in the dark can be a daunting experience for anybody and even the most experienced drivers can struggle due to limited visibility and slippery conditions. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) says there is a “spike in the number of road...

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Cycling Safety – Keeping your Child Safe on a Bike

Posted on June 7th 2019

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) statistics show that 10% of all cyclist casualties are children, with a recorded 8 child cyclist deaths in 2016. These cycling safety statistics only include cyclists killed or injured in road accidents that were reported to...

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The cycling safety debate – should you wear a helmet?

Posted on June 21st 2017

“I don’t wear a helmet on the assumption that motorists will give elderly cyclists a ‘wide berth.'” Are his comments misguided? At Oliver & Co we speak to many clients who have been involved in road traffic accidents whilst on their bike. Of course, not...

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