If you live in a rural area, you might find yourself using public footpaths on a regular basis, to get to work or visit friends. Or perhaps you regularly go rambling in the countryside and use public trails and footpaths to explore your surroundings. Whatever your reasons for using a footpath, did you ever stop to think that you could be injured on a public footpath, through no fault of your own?
Here are a few examples of the types of accidents which could occur on a public footpath:
- Struck by another member of the public riding a bike
- Injured by faulty bridge or other badly-maintained structure
- Attacked by or trampled by livestock
- Slip, trip or fall due to a poorly maintained path
However you have been injured on a public footpath, did you ever stop to think about making a claim for personal injury compensation? If it has been less than three years since your accident, we can help you claim and it’s easy to get in touch with us. Take the 30-second test on our website to find out how much you could claim, or call to get confidential, no-obligation advice from our expert personal injury advisors today.
How severe are your injuries?
If you’ve been injured on a public footpath, you may have sustained any of the following injuries:
- Cuts and bruises
- Broken bones
- Crush injuries (for example, if you’re trampled by cattle)
- Facial injuries
- Head injuries
Serious injuries could be life-threatening and you may need to spend weeks in hospital, losing out on pay and being unable to return to work for some time. That’s obviously going to impact you financially, which could make it hard to cover your household bills – you may even need to pay for medical treatment and ongoing care if you have been left with life-changing injuries. We’ll take all this into account when you make a claim for personal injury compensation with us, and because our lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee** basis, our services are affordable to all.
Claim today – or find out more
There’s no obligation to proceed with a claim – we realise that this is a big decision for you to make, but remember there’s a three-year time limit for personal injury claims. You can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to find out more about our services, however you have been injured.
Category: Slips, Trips and Falls Claims