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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Accident Claim in Brentwood


    Brentwood is a town within, and also the principal settlement of, the borough of Brentwood within the ceremonial county of Essex in the south of England. The town is situated in the London commuter belt, 20 miles (30 km) north-east of Charing Cross and near the M25 motorway.

    The etymology of the name of Brentwood is much discussed and argued over, but one of the most popular ideas is that it comes from the Middle English word Brent meaning ‘burnt’. In this interpretation the settlement’s name would be thought to refer to the main activity within the area of forest which covered the area at that time; being charcoal burning.

    The Nature And Population Of Brentwood

    As has been touched upon above, Brentwood is indeed within the London commuter belt, meaning that the settlement is largely a dormitory or commuter town for workers in the city. This means that Brentwood is largely a sprawling residential development with a little less retail, commercial or industrial activity than you may expect of a town of its size. The shopping area and high street of the town are growing and developing, however.

    The proximity of the town to London and the ease with which commuting can be undertaken from Brentwood is what explains how the town comes to be home to around 50,000 permanent residents. This gives the town a population density of a comparatively lofty 1,200 per square mile and it is this which leads us to the subject of Brentwood accident claim proceedings.

    Brentwood Accident Claim Proceedings

    Areas with a relatively high population density tend to see more accidents and injuries, and it is for that reason that Brentwood accident claim proceedings can be comparatively common occurrences. With that in mind, then, it is important for residents of the Essex town to know and understand when and why a Brentwood accident claim may be possible, as well as who they could turn to for help with such a claim.

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    When And Why Claiming May Be Possible

    An individual can seek personal injury compensation if and when the actions of another party cause them to suffer an injury. The entitlement to claim exists so that the injury victims can gain a degree of recompense for the physical, emotional and financial pain which they have suffered.

    Who Can Help You To Claim

    If you do ever find yourself in a position to pursue a claim, or simply wish to receive some expert advice and guidance, then the very best people to get in touch with are undoubtedly Accident Advice Helpline. You can do so 24 hours a day and seven days a week by calling either 0800 180 4123 or 0333 500 0992 on your mobile.

    Date Published: 14th October 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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