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On Yer Bike

A pedestrian launched a bid for compensation blaming a cyclist for the accident - despite a court hearing she was staring at her phone when she walked on to the road. The Cyclist is now liable to pay out because "cyclists must be prepared at all times for people to behave in unexpected ways", Judge …

Car Drives Into House

Mrs R was laid in bed at home relaxing when all of a sudden she heard a loud bang she came downstairs to investigate and found that a car had driven into the garden wall and had also hit the window of the house. Brearleys submitted a claim to the third party insurer’s on behalf …

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 …

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 …

Bus!!! Stop!!!

STOP would have been excellent advice for the driver of the car that drove headlong into the front of the bus that Mr S was driving. Unfortunately he didn't and hit the front of the bus at high speed whilst driving the wrong way along the road. After we have put Mr s's claim, the …

Roundabout Wrongdoings

Miss S was a passenger in her boyfriends car. They were travelling around a roundabout. As they were doing so a car drove straight through a junction into the roundabout and straight into the side of their car. The other driver was very aggressive when they got out of their vehicle, insisting the accident was …

Take Care At Junctions

As Mr P was walking across a junction he was hit by a car turning in. The car was travelling too quickly, and the driver tried to take the corner at speed. This meant that he didn't see Mr P until it was far too late. As a result the car hit Mr P knocking …

Eyes On The Road

Keep your eyes on the road - good advice, especially when you are driving. It certainly would have been good advice for the driver of the car that ran straight into the back of Mr B and Miss I's car whilst they were stationary in traffic. After we put their claims the insurer of the …

Roll Over And Over

It turned out that Mr B's luck wasn't in after all when a friend offered him a lift home, saving him the walk. Unfortunately for Mr B it turned out that his friend liked to drive rather too fast, and even more unfortunately without the skill to do so. Things came to a head when …

Safe To Walk

Miss S thought it would be safe to walk when she went to cross the road at a pedestrian crossing, it should have been. Unfortunately the driver approaching the crossing was not paying proper attention. In fact no attention at all, because he failed to stop and drove straight into Miss S. She was knocked …