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Be Safe: Firework Safety this Bonfire Night

‘Remember, remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot!’ Winter is on the horizon, the long nights are drawing in and toffee apples are springing up in supermarkets. There’s a lot of Autumn excitement around this time of year with Hallo...

Driverless Cars & the future of UK Driving Laws

Man has conquered the hologram, voice recognition, virtual reality and solar power. We’ve developed technology that has changed the face of society, the workplace, our social interactions and our daily habits. Now we’re entering the realm of technolo...

HIP in Cheshire Charity Golf Day

The sun was shining for the Head Injured People (HIP) corporate charity golf day in Cheshire on 28th June. Nestled in the stunning Cheshire countryside, the 18-hole leading championship course at Macdonald Portal Hotel played host to the 15-team golf...

Settle It: Is it illegal to drive barefoot?

It’s summer, it’s hot. You’re in your garden preparing for a BBQ when you realise you’ve forgotten an important fixture in the menu. You head to your car, sit behind the wheel – but there’s one thing that stops you from heading off. You’re bare...

Why I’m wearing a hat on Friday 18th May

My hat is a Mad Hatter hat. You know, like the one in Alice in Wonderland? It’s wacky. My friends can’t believe I’m wearing it to work next week. But it’s a special day and I’ll be wearing that hat no matter what. Anyway, it’s the meaning behind it t...

I had a serious accident, could I have PTSD?

After a serious accident, the physical injuries are just one part of the aftermath. You may have sustained only minor injuries, or you may have fully recovered from serious ones. You may have witnessed the fatal accident of your loved one or you may...

Two recruits for law firm’s serious injury team

Birchall Blackburn Law has made a double appointment to its serious injury team in the region. Leanne Tattam and Robert Jones have both joined the firm as associate solicitors from CFG Law. Leanne and Robert join Birchall Blackburn Law two months aft...

Did playing a game of football kill six men?

It has been reported that six of the eleven Aston Villa players that took part in the 1957 FA Cup, may have died as a result of repeatedly heading old style  footballs. West Bromwich Albion legend Jeff Astle, died at 59 and the cause of death was rec...

Children at risk from asbestos in schools

We are delighted to see that Michael Lees, Campaigner and one of the founders of Asbestos in Schools Group, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s  Birthday Honours List. Michael’s wife Gina, who was a nursery school teacher, died of mesothelio...

Action Mesothelioma Day

Lawyers from the Industrial Disease teams at Birchall Blackburn Law will be attending this year’s Action Mesothelioma Day in Manchester on 04 July 2014. Each year in Manchester, and cities across the country, people join together to raise awareness o...

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Birchall Blackburn Law welcomes two new specialists to the Personal Injury Team

We’re pleased to welcome two more Personal Injury solicitors to the Serious & Catastrophic...