Whether you live in Redcar and Cleveland or you visited Redcar and Cleveland recently, if you have been injured in an accident in this area that was not your fault then you can make a claim for compensation. Your accident in Redcar and Cleveland might have been a road traffic accident, a slip, trip or fall in a supermarket or a machinery accident in the workplace.
In any case, your legal right to make a claim remains the same.
You could be owed thousands of pounds for your accident – money which could help you to live financially stress-free during your recovery period or even pay for specialist medical care that you need. At Accident Advice Helpline, we can help you to claim your compensation if you have had an accident in Redcar and Cleveland. So for free, no obligation advice about your claim, call us on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 today.
Accidents in Redcar and Cleveland
As with many parts of England, Redcar and Cleveland sees its fair share of road traffic accidents. The A171 is the busiest main road running through the area and the A174 and A66 serve Ornesby and Grangetown. These A-roads are relatively safe, however accidents have happened over the years. Oddly enough, despite B-roads being statistically the most dangerous in the UK, only a couple of incidents have occurred on the B1269 since 2013.
The main industries in Redcar and Cleveland are hunting and forestry and energy and construction, as well as retail. For example, local to the area is SSI, who operate Europe’s largest blast furnace. As you would expect, most accidents in the workplace in Redcar and Cleveland occur in environments that use plant equipment and machinery. These accidents often result in serious injuries. Most minor injuries occur as a result of slips, trips and falls.
Making a claim for an accident in Redcar and Cleveland
If you have been injured in an accident in Redcar and Cleveland that wasn’t your fault, then you are entitled to financial compensation under UK law. The first step in this process is to ascertain your eligibility for making a claim. Generally speaking, if your accident happened less than 3 years ago, then you will be able to bring a claim forward.
You may also be able to claim for an accident that happened more than 3 years ago if you have been treated under the Mental Health Act 1983. And minors have 3 years to claim from the date of their 18th birthday.
Our experienced claims advisors can help you to ascertain your eligibility plus much more. Call our 24/7 Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 today.
Date Published: 25th May 2014
Author: David Brown