Derby is considered the birth place of Britain’s Industrial Revolution and is home to Lombe’s Mill the first factory in the world, (now a museum) built in 1721. Today Derby still holds on to this manufacturing tradition and is home to Rolls-Royce manufacturers and Derby Litchurch Lane Works the UK’s only remaining train manufacturer. It’s not all about business and manufacturing here though, Derby is also situated in the heart of the green Midlands with a beautiful cathedral in the town and a surrounding historical quarter, plus plenty of ale houses and summer events on offer to visitors. Any visitor to Derby has a wealth of attractions at their disposal for their enjoyment; just take care not to forget about your personal safety when exploring this vibrant city.
How can I avoid suffering a personal injury in Derby?
Derby is a diverse city which is split in to seventeen wards, and in order to see as many as possible it is likely you will be travelling about a fair amount either by car or by foot. In order to avoid suffering a personal injury while walking from place to place in Derby, take care to wear sensible footwear to minimise the risk of suffering from a slip, trip or a fall .Similarly, it is better to make your visit in good weather, as rain and snow increases the chances of suffering from a slip or a fall.
Similarly, if you are making your way around Derby by car, or travelling by road from far away, it is important to take some steps to minimise your chances of suffering a road traffic collision. By planning your journey in advance and paying careful attention to street signs or any possible diversions on your route, you will greatly reduce your chances of having a car crash.
What should I do if I have suffered a personal injury in Derby?
If you have suffered from an injury in public while in Derby, or any other town in the UK, you may be entitled to compensation. Accident Advice Helpline specialises in providing compensation to people who have suffered an accident such as a fall in public, or road traffic incident, which wasn’t their fault. Our telephone lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and our advisors can be spoken to in strict confidence. There is no obligation to proceed with a claim by picking up the phone and speaking to us, and all our claims are processed on a 100 per cent no win no fee* basis.
Date Published: September 30, 2014
Author: Accident Advice