Charnwood is a borough within the northern part of the ceremonial County of Leicestershire, in the East Midlands region of the United Kingdom. The borough is named after Charnwood Forest, which it contains and also contains the large settlement of Loughborough which serves as the administrative centre for the borough. The borough borders the City of Leicester to the south and the settlements of Quorn, Barrow-on-Soar, Mountsorrel, Birstall, Thurmaston, Syston and East Goscote are found in the 20km corridor of the borough which stands between Loughborough and Leicester.

The formation Of Charnwood

The district of Charnwood was officially formed on the 1st April 1974 when the municipal borough of Loughborough, the Shepshed urban district and the Barrow upon Soar rural district all merged to make a much larger entity. After this merger, Charnwood became the largest borough by population in the whole of Leicestershire and according to the latest available census data it now supports a permanent resident population of more than 165,000 people. This significant level of population therefore inevitably means that accidents and injuries are more common in the district, so it is this that makes it logical for us to now talk about issues surrounding compensation claims in Charnwood.

Personal injury compensation claims in Charnwood

If you have been injured in an incident that was definitively the fault of another party, such as a road traffic accident, slip trip or fall, or an injury in the workplace, then you may be entitled to pursue personal injury compensation claims in Charnwood. The entitlement to claim exists in order to offer you a means of gaining financial recompense for the physical, emotional and financial suffering that your accident and injury has caused. This is true of personal injury claims in Charnwood and across the UK and is one of just a few basic details of compensation that it is important for everybody to know. Other crucial details include how long an entitlement to claim lasts and who you can trust to handle your claim and you can read on to learn about these.

How long an entitlement to claim lasts

For the majority of claims, the entitlement to begin proceedings lasts for three years from the date of the incident and beyond this time a claim can no longer be pursued. This three-year restriction is not always applied to claims regarding an injury to a minor or an industrial disease.

Who to trust with the handling of your claim

If you want your claim to be dealt with by the best in the business, then you need only contact Accident Advice Helpline. You can reach us 24 hours a day by calling either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

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