Connah’s Quay is the largest town within Flintshire, sited within the Deeside conurbation close to the border with England but in Wales. The town is situated along the course of the River Dee and is approximately six miles to the west of the better known settlement of Chester.
Connah’s Quay was originally named New Quay but was renamed at some point between 1860 and 1900 and it is not entirely clear why or indeed where the name of Connah’s Quay actually came from. There are however, a number of theories as to the etymology of the settlement’s new name which include the notions that Connah was either a noted industrialist in the area, the landlord of the nearby ‘Old Quay Public House’ or an owner of a chandlery store on the docks. Alternatively, some suggest that the town was named after Mary Connah, who may have been an early owner of the dock.
Modern Day Connah’s Quay
Today, Connah’s Quay has grown to be a significant urban centre with a permanent resident population, according to the latest available census data, of approximately 17,500 people. This means that it is an active and busy settlement with high levels of traffic, pollution and an elevated accident and injury rate. It is because of the latter that we will now turn our attention to the issues surrounding personal injury compensation claims Connah’s Quay residents.
Personal Injury Claims in Connah’s Quay
When an individual decides to pursue a personal injury claim Connah’s Quay-based or otherwise, they are attempting to gain some degree of financial recompense for the physical, emotional and financial pain caused by an injury which was not their fault. It is this which demonstrates, therefore, that claims in Connah’s Quay are possible when you have been injured in an accident or incident which was definitively somebody else’s fault. Now that you know this, you are ready to find out a little more about the claims process.
How Long An Entitlement To Claim Lasts
For most types of claim, a prospective claimant has three years after the incident in question in which they can begin proceedings but after this time has passed they are no longer entitled to claim. This is not necessarily always the case however, for claims which regard either an injury suffered as a minor or an industrial disease like asbestos poisoning.
Who You Can Contact For Help With A Claim
If you think you may want to pursue a personal injury claim and need to get some help and someone on your side, then the best people to call are Accident Advice Helpline. You can reach them 24 hours a day and seven days a week on either 0800 180 4123 or 0333 500 0992.