Cornwall is a ceremonial county and unitary authority area, in the far south west of England, in the United Kingdom. The county is a peninsula bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by the county of Devon, over the River Tamar. Notable settlements within Cornwall include the towns of Newquay, Penzance, St Austell and the City of Truro.
According to the latest census data the 1,376 square mile county has a population of 536,000 people, giving Cornwall a population density of approximately 370 per square mile. This is not a particularly high density figure, but the county is made far busier and more active by the influx of tourists and visitors which it attracts on a near daily basis.
Tourism In Cornwall
It is believed that tourism contributes close to a quarter of Cornwall’s entire gross domestic product (GDP), and that shows how significant the number of visitors the county attracts truly is. These visitors are attracted to the area by the attractive countryside and scenery, as well as the seaside locations and the many tourist attractions and facilities. The 536,000 permanent residents of Cornwall are supplemented by many visitors and so it is worthwhile to discuss personal injury compensation claims Cornwall residents.
Personal Injury Claims in Cornwall
When it comes to personal injury compensation claims Cornwall can be a fairly common source due to the extra footfall of people brought to the county by tourism, and this will increase the number of accidents and injuries likely to occur. This means that you may be comparatively more likely to want to pursue your own personal injury claims Cornwall residents. Then you will want to know how long you have to do so and who can help you with proceedings.
How Long You Have To Claim
For most types of claim there is a period of three years after an incident in which to begin proceedings before the entitlement to claim lapses. This time limit does not always apply, however, for claims involving an injury to a minor or an industrial disease where symptoms can take longer to emerge.
Who Can Help With Your Claim?
The best people to call for help if you want to pursue a claim are undoubtedly the highly experienced Accident Advice Helpline. You can reach them 24 hours a day and seven days a week on either 0800 180 4123 or 0333 500 0992 if you prefer to use a mobile.