If you have suffered an injury that is not your fault on a cobbled street, you may want cobbled street injury advice on whether you can claim for personal injury compensation or not. Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm that has been assisting accident victims for many years. We have the expertise needed to give you free initial injury advice and help you make your compensation claim, if you are eligible to do so.
Your injury on a cobbled street
You could have been walking, jogging or cycling along a cobbled street or pavement when your accident happened. Perhaps you were visiting one of the United Kingdom’s towns or cities that still have cobbled streets, or maybe you work at a tourist attraction with cobbled streets. If you slip, trip or fall on a cobbled street it could result in a sprained ankle or a broken bone, either of which could cause you to need to take time off from work while you are healing from your injury. This means you could be eligible to make a compensation claim and Accident Advice Helpline is the best law firm to contact for cobbled street injury advice.
Cobbled streets and pavements are an iconic part of the country’s heritage, but many local authorities are replacing them with tarmac, asphalt or concrete because so many people have had accidents on them in recent years.
Anyone who has suffered an injury in a public place can make a claim for compensation if the accident was caused by the negligence of another party and happened within the last three years.
When you contact Accident Advice Helpline, one of our friendly, professional advisors will take your details and assess whether you are eligible to make a claim. If you are eligible, they will then allocate your case to one of our expert lawyers who will work on a no win no fee* basis. There is no cost to you for starting a compensation claim.
Cobbled street injury advice
The responsibility for highways lies with local authorities, and councils have a policy of maintenance and repair of streets and pavements. When you contact us for cobbled street injury advice, your expert lawyer will be able to find out who is responsible for the cobbled street on which you had your accident.
Your accident on a cobbled street could have had financial implications, such as an inability to drive your car, or visits to the hospital. You can use your compensation claim to help cover any medical fees and other expenses related to your injury.
How long will it take?
All cases vary and it is impossible to predict how long a claim may take to process. However, most claims can be processed by telephone and often you will not even need to appear in court.
To start the claims process and get cobbled street injury advice, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: August 19, 2015
Author: Lee Tadd