With a population of just under 8,000, Alfreton in Derbyshire until the 1960s had coal mining at its heart. From the swinging 60s onwards, the coal mining industry dwindled to be replaced by light industry, warehousing, retail and the service sector.
With such a happy sounding town, it seems strange to think anyone would need accident lawyers in Alfreton but accidents can and do happen – no matter where you live or visit.Hurt?
Accident Advice Helpline has over 16 years of experience in helping innocent accident victims make compensation claims for personal injuries received as a result of an accident or incident. The important fact you need to keep in mind if you intend on making a compensation claim, is this accident must not have been your fault. In fact, this will be one of the first pieces of evidence that your chosen accident lawyers in Alfreton will gather from you.
Frequently, when you research making compensation claims, you will come across the phrases compensation culture, a coin phrased many years ago and one which many people attribute to an American influence.
What you will find, is that people use the phrase ‘compensation culture’ in an accusatory way, suggesting your seeking financial redress for your injuries and additional costs, as being wrong or corrupt.
But this is what your injury lawyer will ask you to consider – the long term.
The long term
Thankfully, many injuries are relatively minor, causing short term pain and disruption to you daily routine. This, however, is not a reason not to make a compensation claim!
There are instances when injuries affect people for the long term; this can mean anything from being in a wheelchair to having to reduce hours at work due to mobility issues or pain etc.
Your accident lawyers in Alferton will be able to objectively examine the financial help you will need in the long term, building your case to get you the money you need to finance adaptations to your home, for example as well as other items or tasks that may need covering.
Contact us if you need accident lawyers in Alfreton
Are you still unsure about making a compensation claim or about find accident lawyers in Alfreton? Contacting us places you under no obligation to make a claim, but does get you all the free claims advice you need to decide if pursuing compensation is the right way forward for you. Why not call us today on 0800 689 0500 if you are using a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile?
Date Published: 24th October 2013
Author: David Brown