If you live in Kirtlington you may be looking for accident lawyers in Kirtlington, although you would probably have to go to Bicester or Oxford to find ones with the appropriate experience to help you win the maximum amount of compensation for your injuries or illness. Lawyers in Kirtlington or elsewhere can help you file a personal injury compensation claim if you have been injured in an accident which you can prove was not your fault. You generally have three years in which to lodge a claim, although in some instances you only have two. You should check with accident lawyers in Kirtlington, or ones close to where you live, or with us at Accident Advice Helpline to find out how long you have in which to file your claim.
Accident lawyers in Kirtlington
Injury lawyers can also help you to file a personal injury compensation claim for an illness which was caused (and you can prove this) by another person’s negligence. You may have recently been diagnosed with a work-related illness which you can prove was the result of your employer’s negligence, for example. You have three years from the date of first being diagnosed with the illness in which to make your claim against your employer.
Accidents on farms
You may be one of those people who feel that life on a farm is healthy and idyllic, and if so, you may be shocked to learn that, according to the National Farmer’s Union a total of forty-one people were killed in 2012 in accidents on farms; fourteen of this number died in accidents involving farm vehicles. In 2013 a new pilot scheme was launched in Oxfordshire with wives, girlfriends and daughters receiving training to get the message across to their male relatives and friends about health and safety on farms.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) investigates fatal accidents which occur on farms and have long been attempting to drive their message across about staying safe and carrying out risk assessments before any new job is undertaken on a farm. They believe that many non-fatal accidents go unreported and would like to see this non-reporting change.
After accidents with farm vehicles, the two most common types of fatal accidents are falling from a height, from roofs and trees and so on and being hit on the head by a falling object, such as a branch or a bale.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have a potential personal injury compensation claim to make, call us at Accident Advice Helpline on one of our freephone numbers for expert legal advice. The numbers to ring are 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You can call at any time as the lines will be open every day of the year.
Date Published: 20th November 2013
Author: David Brown