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Personal Injury


More ways than one to claim


Compensation claims? That's just car accidents and whiplash isn't it? It's a question that personal injury lawyers often get asked. The answer is that most personal injury lawyers do deal with car crashes and whiplash but at Forbes we deal with a lot more than that. There are all sorts of situations…

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Forbes assists on medical accident helpline


Two Personal Injury Solicitors from Forbes Solicitors are successfully assisting on the new northern helpline for Action Against Medical Accidents (AvMA). Sara Linford and Leonie Woods from the firm's office in Accrington have volunteered - as part of a team of twenty from other law firms in the…

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A lesson in driving safety


Students from a college took part in an interactive presentation designed to highlight the number of deaths and injuries amongst young people on Lancashire's roads. John Bennett , personal injury solicitor for Forbes Solicitors, joined forces…

"We'll put brakes on teen drivers"


TEENAGERS in East Lancashire are being targeted in a hard-hitting education project aimed at reducing young driver deaths and injuries. John Bennett, personal injury solicitor for Forbes Solicitors in Accrington, is teaming up with national road safety charity Brake for the presentation on safe…

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Forbes Solicitors announces new Associate


A Solicitor is promoted to Associate by leading North West law firm Forbes. Graeme Bradshaw, from Lancaster, works in the Claimant Personal Injury department at Forbes' Preston office. He graduated from Lancaster University and went on to complete his LPC (Legal Practice Course) at the University…

How much is your finger worth?


Personal injury claims are well publicised nowadays. Most people know who to speak to for advice and some have a fairly good idea of the process. However, for most people, how much compensation they are likely to get is more of a mystery. David Mayor…

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13 Oct 2018

Personal Injury


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