Wetherby is a pretty market town close to the city of Leeds in West Yorkshire. The small town has a history dating back to the Doomsday Book and its charming streets are a joy to walk around, as are the footpaths along the River Wharfe on which the town is situated. Wetherby is also home to a number of sporting clubs including Wetherby Racecourse, the only racecourse in Yorkshire to stage only jump racing.
A day out in Wetherby offers much enjoyment for all visitors; however, it is important to take steps to avoid any accident claims that may result from having a personal injury when navigating Wetherby’s historic streets.
What kind of accident claims occur in Wetherby?
One of the most common accident claims that occurs in small towns like Wetherby is the result of having a slip, trip or a fall. The streets of Wetherby are relatively easy to navigate in good weather, however, sudden rainfall and ice and snow in winter can cause areas of pavement to crack, become uneven, and pose a serious hazard to pedestrians. Similarly, taking in the paths alongside the River Wharfe can make for a very pleasant afternoon stroll, however, it is important to be careful of any loose paving or uneven ground which may cause visitors to slip and fall into the river.
What should I do if I have had an accident in Wetherby?
If you have had the unfortunate incident of a fall in public in Wetherby within the last three years then you may be entitled to compensation. Accident Advice Helpline specialise in processing personal injury claims for people who have had an accident in public which wasn’t their fault. If you have suffered from a slip, trip or fall in Wetherby or an accident of a different kind such as a road accident or accident at work, call Accident Advice Helpline to see if you are entitled to compensation. Our telephone lines are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and you can speak to our professional advisors in confidence with no obligation to proceed with a claim. All our claims are made on a 100 per cent no win no fee* basis and the majority of claims can be made over the telephone.