Machrie Bay is one of the smaller coastal settlements on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde in Scotland. The village falls is within the parish of Kilmory. The entire population of the Isle of Arran amounts to just over 5,000 residents and the population of the Machrie Bay area is less than 100.
Machrie is located at the edge of a rich archaeological landscape that boasts stone circles, standing stones, burial cairns and cists. There are also fine examples of hut circles and an extensive field system, all dating to between 3500 and 1500 BC. Of all the archaeological treasures, the area is perhaps best known for the Machrie Moor Standing Stones which are a popular tourist attraction. For those that prefer more modern pursuits there is an excellent golf course.
Machrie Bay is a fascinating destination for nature lovers and those interested in history. For most travellers, it is a safe and pleasant environment to spend their holidays. However, for a small number of people, it will be the location of a nasty accident.
Some accidents can be caused by other people. They may have been careless or failed to pay sufficient attention to what they were doing. They may even have lacked common sense. If you were injured because of their actions or inactions, the implications for you can be serious. They can also be long-lasting. Victims of accidents can be left looking for a personal injury solicitor in Machrie Bay to help them with a personal injury claim. Have you found yourself in this situation right now? Call us because we know how to help!
Road traffic accidents in Machrie Bay
The roads around Machrie Bay are all rural. There are only three through roads on the Isle of Arran. The coast road circumnavigates the island and passes close to Machrie Bay. It is classified as a C road. The other two roads run across from east to west. The main cross-island road runs from Brodick to Blackwaterfoot. Around 6 miles from Brodick, a minor road branches off towards Machrie.
Responsibility for road safety in Machrie Bay lies with North Ayrshire Council. There has been a steady reduction in casualty figures in the area. The five-year average has dropped by 9.6 per cent. This is attributed to a combination of education, engineering and enforcement.
Despite this very positive picture for road safety, some accidents still occur in the area. Sadly, a small number of drivers continue to drive too fast or to drive whilst using mobile phones. Have you or a member of your family been injured in an accident like this? You may be able to start a personal injury claim.
Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we can help with claims after road traffic accidents in Machrie Bay. We have the expertise you need so call us today.
Whiplash accident in Machrie Bay
After some road traffic accidents, you realise immediately that you have been hurt. In others, the injury is not immediately apparent. Have you walked away from a mild collision on a small road thinking that you were uninjured? Perhaps, you realised the next day that it was not the case.
Whiplash injuries often take a few hours to cause pain. It is typical to wake up the morning after the accident with neck pain and stiffness.
If you have been involved in a whiplash accident in Machrie Bay, you may also have pins and needles in the arms and hands and headaches. Do not try to diagnose whiplash yourself. Go and see a doctor immediately and let them advise you on what you should do. If the accident was caused by another driver, you may have the option of making a personal injury claim. Call us now to discuss how this would work for you.
Work accident in Machrie Bay
The main industry on the Isle of Arran is tourism and this provides a large portion of the jobs around Machrie Bay. There are several National Trust and historic attractions as well as golf courses, hotels, restaurants and leisure complexes. An adventure company is one of biggest employers on the island.
Modern working conditions in shops, tourist attractions and hotels are generally very safe. Modern Scottish workplaces are highly regulated. The welfare and safety of employees is usually at the top a business’s priority list. However, accidents can still happen. If the accident was caused by an employer failing in their duty of care, then it may be possible to start a personal injury claim.
If your recent work accident in Machrie Bay was caused by a lack of training or because you were issued with faulty equipment, we may be able to help.
You may be looking for a personal injury solicitor in Machrie Bay right now. We work with an extensive network of highly trained solicitors who can give you the support and legal representation that you need. All you have to do is give us a call right now.
Slips, trips and falls in Machrie Bay
Some accidents in Machrie Bay do not take place on the roads or in workplaces. They happen as people are walking around in public areas such pavements, shops and car parks. It is not fair that you got injured in a public area through no fault of your own. We want to help.
The companies or organisations that operate public areas have a duty of care towards the public – that’s you. They should have taken measures to prevent slips, trips and falls in Machrie Bay.
If you think that your recent accident in the area could have been prevented, we want to hear from you. We will be able to find you the best expert for your case. If you are looking for a personal injury solicitor in Machrie Bay, we want you to get in touch. Call us now.
Taking the stress out of claiming compensation
The best way to take the stress out of claiming compensation is to get some expert support. We can allocate you a highly trained and experienced professional solicitor from the extensive network that we work with across Scotland.
Call us first for an informal chat with one of our friendly advisers. We can discuss your options and answer your questions. Then it is up to you to decide if you want to start a claim.
We have been helping people just like you to claim compensation for more than 16 years. Call us today at Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 5659. We are waiting for you call.