If you have been injured in an accident in Waltham Forest or you know somebody who has, you may be interested to know more about claims Waltham Forest. If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, it is your legal right to make a claim for compensation. However, in order to do so you must be eligible to make a claim.
The first step to ascertaining eligibility is to find out who is responsible for the accident. If it isn’t your party, then you can claim damages. However, there are some rules:
- You must claim within three years of your date of limitation, unless:
- You were a minor (under 18) at the time, or:
- You have been treated under The Mental Health Act 1983.
If your case falls under points 2 or 3, the three year limited can be extended. Whatever the case, you should discuss claims Waltham Forest with a claims advisor or solicitor to get invaluable information about your case and how the claims process works – call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Waltham Forest is a London Borough in north-east London. There are 12 districts in Waltham Forest; Baker’s Arms, Cann Hall, Chingford, Chingford Hatch, Friday Hill, Hale End, Highams Park, Leyton, Leytonstone, Walthamstow, Whipps Cross, Upper Walthamstow; and the borough is considered to be one of the most ethnically diverse in Great Britain. North and south Waltham Forest are actually markedly different, the south being an urban district and the north being more residential with housing, parks and playing fields.
Waltham Forest got its face on TV in 2012 as it one of four host boroughs in east London for the 2012 Olympics. Waltham Forest also hosted events in its Olympic-size swimming pools, and Eton Manor hosted the wheelchair tennis events during the Paralympic games.
Accidents and injuries in Waltham Forest
Waltham Forest is a busy London Borough and as such accidents and injuries are fairly common, especially on the surrounding roads in the form of road traffic accidents. Slips, trips and falls are also common, as are accidents in the workplace. A number of road traffic accidents have happened in Waltham Forest over the past three years which have made it into the local newspapers; a busy road was closed in both directions earlier this year.
If you have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault in Waltham Forest, you may be interested in claims Waltham Forest. If you are, we recommend you discuss your case with an experienced claims advisor or Waltham Forest injury solicitor. A claims advisor or injury solicitor will be able to ascertain your eligibility for you and help with the next steps.