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Barry Sutton
    • Barry Sutton

    • Chartered Legal Executive and Associate
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Stay safe walking to and from school

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Most children are heading back to school after what we hope was a fantastic summer. With this change in routine comes an increase in traffic on our roads during those key school times. Equally our schools and government promote healthy lifestyles...

Asbestos warning could cost ITV one million

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The Manchester Evening News has reported that ITV will soon be making the transition to their new offices in Media City at Salford Quays. As a result, ITV has now agreed to sell their Quay Street complex for the purpose of re-development to Manchester City...

Cyclist ignores road safety and nearly pays the price

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I read how a cyclist avoided an almost certain death collision with a train after failing to stop at a closed level crossing barrier in Cambridgeshire in September. The train driver acted quickly in pressing the emergency brake, but the train did not come to...

Royal descendant falls foul of the Road Traffic Act

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I read recently how a descendent of Queen Victoria failed to stop after colliding with a cyclist outside London's Hyde Park. Captain Nicholas Brandram, grandson of Princess Katherine of Greece - the last female descendant of Queen Victoria - was found...

Acid attack on two British charity workers

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I read how two female 18-year-olds were subject to a horrific late night attack on the Indian Ocean island of Zanzibar, suffering with acid burns to the face, neck area and hands. Witnesses said two men threw acid on the women as they walked through...

Law Society urged to withdraw PI campaign by ABI

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I read on Post Online recently that the Association of British Insurers (ABI) director general Otto Thoresen has expressed his “anger and disappointment” in a letter sent to the Law Society, calling for a recent personal injury advertising...

'Cash for crash' scheme denied at trial

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I read that a Worcester taxi driver who brought a claim in personal injury as a result of a road traffic accident will not receive any compensation after a judge held that he was involved in a ‘cash for crash’ fraud. Mahmood Hussain, 37, alleged...

Car insurance prices are falling

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I was reading on BBC News Online recently that the cost of car insurance is falling at a record rate in the UK, according to the insurance arm of the AA. Apparently, the average annual comprehensive car insurance quote fell to...

Graduated driving licences could reduce deaths

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I was reading a BBC article in which it was suggested that learner drivers in the UK should face a graduated system of licences to help reduce road deaths, according to a study by the RAC Foundation. The study suggests that hundreds of lives a year could be...

Child suffers burns at nursery

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I was shocked to read about how a nursery seemingly attempted to cover up how a five year old boy was injured whilst in their care. I understand from the article in the Mail online that the nursery advised the boy’s mother that he had spilled soup on...

Tragic end for soldiers found on Brecon Beacons

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An investigation continues after two servicemen died in extreme heat in the Brecon Beacons. Military sources believe heat exhaustion may have been to blame for the death of two soldiers who collapsed on a training exercise in the area. It has been suggested...