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Supporting our Vulnerable Road Users

Monday 3rd December 2018

Minster Law is an advocate for Vulnerable Road Users and has delivered award-winning initiatives. Find out more about the people we’ve helped through our initiatives:

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Minster Law responds to the Second Reading of the Civil Liability Bill

Wednesday 5th September 2018

Commenting on the Civil Liability Bill, which passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons last night (4 September), Shirley Woolham, chief executive of Minster Law, one of the UK’s leading claimant law firms, said: “I am pleased the government has listened to our concerns over the threat to vulnerable road users, such as…

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Minster Law’s response to the delayed whiplash reforms

Tuesday 17th July 2018

The government has today confirmed that reforms likely to have a dramatic effect on the personal injury sector have been delayed a year, to April 2020. Commenting on the government’s response to the Justice Select Committee’s whiplash report* Shirley Woolham, CEO of Minster Law, the leading UK personal injury specialist, said: “In conceding a further…

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Minster Law responds to Justice Select Committee report into whiplash

Thursday 17th May 2018

Responding to the Justice Committee report into whiplash,* Michael Warren, managing director of Minster Law, said: “The Committee’s conclusions are a powerful endorsement of our view that the government’s personal injury reform agenda is poorly thought through.” “The Committee has listened to evidence from all parties and come down hard against the government and other…

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Back to Biking initiative wins prestigious award

Friday 5th January 2018

Our innovative Back to Biking programme, which we launched earlier this year, aims to help support clients get back on the road after an accident. And, we’re delighted to announce that the campaign has just been recognised by the wider personal injury industry at the annual Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards. Back to Biking was…

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Can anti-driver impairment & distraction systems help to improve road safety?

Friday 24th November 2017

Every day this week, we’ve been supporting Brake’s Road Safety Week by sharing interesting insights into innovative technologies that aim to improve safety on the road. In our seventh and final instalment, we look at anti-driver impairment and distraction systems – some of which seem like they’ve come straight out of a sci-fi movie! Road…

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Can driver behaviour systems help to improve road safety?

Friday 24th November 2017

As personal injury specialists with specific expertise in road traffic and motorcycle accidents, we’re keen supporters of Brake’s Road Safety Week, which aims to raise awareness of safety on UK roads. This year’s campaign theme is #SpeedDownSaveLives and over the past week we’ve been looking at some of the latest driving innovations designed to help…

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Improving road safety: crash protection for people outside the vehicle

Friday 24th November 2017

Brake Road Safety Week aims to raise awareness of safety on UK roads and draw attention to the dangers faced by our motorists. The week-long campaign highlights some of the simple ways we can all contribute to improving road safety, while Minster Law is supporting the campaign by focusing on road safety innovations. Vulnerable road…

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Improving road safety: crash protection for vehicle occupants

Thursday 23rd November 2017

In support of Brake Road Safety Week, we’re highlighting numerous ways that innovations in technology can help to improve road safety. Road safety technology in vehicles is evolving at a rapid pace, and there are an increasing number of systems that aim to improve vehicle and driver safety by either reducing the risk of an…

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Can Advanced Driver Assistance Systems help to improve road safety?

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

As part of Minster Law’s commitment to supporting this year’s Brake Road Safety Week, we’re highlighting numerous ways that technology is being used to try to improve road safety. So, if you’re considering buying a new car but don’t yet understand the latest technological innovations and what they do, our guides may help. As outlined…

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Can blind spot protection help to improve road safety?

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Our specialist personal injury teams are really supportive of any campaign that draws attention to the importance of road safety, which is why Minster Law is really proud to support Brake’s Road Safety Week campaign. It’s a great initiative highlighting ways that we can improve road safety in the UK. To help spread Brake’s message,…

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Can automated vehicles help to improve road safety?

Monday 20th November 2017

Each year, road safety charity, Brake, runs its seven-day Road Safety Week campaign to highlight ways to improve road safety in the UK and draw attention to dangers faced by today’s motorists. As part of this year’s Speed Down, Save Lives campaign, Brake is highlighting ways that innovations in technology can help to improve road…

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Innovative Minster Law programme helps riders get Back to Biking

Tuesday 18th July 2017

Minster Law understands how important being on the road is to their motorcycle clients but recognises that for some riders, getting back on a bike after an accident is not always easy – as well as physical injuries, psychological issues can often play a bigger part in preventing a rider from returning to motorcycling. That’s…

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New website reveals truths about personal injury

Tuesday 30th May 2017

A new online resource has been launched to help people affected by personal injury through the recovery process and any challenges they may face. The development of www.personaltruths.co.uk was inspired by one woman’s open and honest blog about her experience of her own personal injury claim, which she pursued after being involved in a serious…

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Get your helmet on for a great cause on 13 May

Monday 9th May 2016

Bikers never usually need an excuse to ride, but just in case you do, there’s a great reason to get your helmet on this 13 May. #Helmets4Headway is encouraging all UK riders to get their bikes out and helmets on to help generate vital funds for Headway, the UK’s leading head injury charity – and…

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Bikers’ plea to drivers ahead of new motorcycling season

Wednesday 6th April 2016

Many will struggle to see biker, Graham Butcher, in the above image despite the presence of his motorcycle at a junction – it’s a stark reminder of what happens regularly on the roads. The photograph has been released by Minster Law, to coincide with the start of the new motorcycling season, to remind drivers to…

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