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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident in Barnsley?


    The South Yorkshire town of Barnsley is situated by the River Dearne, approximately 19 km (11.8 miles) north of Sheffield. Also close to Leeds and Doncaster, Barnsley is home to an array of parks, gardens and other points of interest, including:

    • Wentworth Castle & Gardens
    • The Civic
    • St John the Baptist Parish Church
    • Oakwell Stadium (Barnsley Football Club’s home ground)
    • Locke Park
    • John Rideal House
    • Houndhill
    • Gawber Parish Church
    • Cooper Gallery
    • Cannon Hall Park, Gardens & Museum
    • Barnsley Town Hall (now a museum)
    • Barnsley Interchange
    • Barnsley College
    • Barnsley Central Offices
    • Alhambra Centre

    In addition, the town hosts a good selection of restaurants, cafes, bars and pubs, as well as excellent shopping facilities.

    Accidents in Barnsley

    Locals and visitors alike are occasionally victims of accidents in shops, restaurants or other public places. Such accidents may consist of slips, falls or trips; public transport accidents or, on the odd occasion, infection with food poisoning.

    Slips, trips and falls

    Slip injuries and injuries by tripping are among the more common reported incidents. Slips and trips may result in injuries including cuts, bruises or sprains; broken limbs and even serious back or head injuries. Those responsible for shops, points of interest, etc, have a duty of care to protect members of the public and employees against accidental injuries. Should this duty of care be neglected, any person suffering a personal injury as a result may qualify for compensation.

    Public liability claims

    Making a claim for personal injury compensation with Accident Advice Helpline means the chances of success are good. The company, a law firm that has been specialising in personal injury claims for many years, operates on a no win no fee** basis. They can be contacted via a free phone advice line or online. The advice line is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, obligation-free and confidential.

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    Compensation calculator

    The company’s website features a 30-second test, or compensation calculator, designed to enable potential claimants to determine their claim eligibility in just a few simple steps. Once eligibility has been confirmed, the injured individual is offered the services of an experienced compensation solicitor. Part of Accident Advice Helpline’s in-house legal team, this solicitor will be selected in accordance with his/ her experience within the particular claim category required to ensure optimal assistance can be provided.

    Date Published: July 8, 2014

    Author: Accident Advice

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.