Amber Valley is a local government district and borough in Derbyshire, in the East Midlands. The River Amber flows through the area and it is from this that the name comes from. The Aber Valley borough council has its offices in Ripley. Ripley was listed as Ripelie in the Domesday Book of 1086, so it must have been in existence before that date. In 2006 the Mail Online reported that Ripley is the “most English” place in England, mainly because 88.6% of its population at that time had English origins.
Do you need an Accident Solicitor in Amber Valley?
If you have been the victim of an accident, you could be trying to find an accident solicitor in Amber Valley and you may not have been having a great deal of success. That might be because accident solicitors in Amber Valley and elsewhere in the UK specialise in just one or two areas of the personal injury compensation claims law. If, for example, your accident occurred on a train, you would need an accident solicitor in Amber Valley with experience and expertise in handling claims for clients who had also been injured in accidents on trains or at railway stations.
In order to be able to make a claim for your injuries, you must (with the help of an accident solicitor in Amber Valley or elsewhere) be able to prove that the accident in which you were injured was the fault of another person and definitely not your fault.
Accidents on trains and at railway stations
If you travel by train regularly, you may have been injured in an accident either on a train, or whilst on railway property. In winter, accidents can occur on platforms as they can be icy. If however, you slip and fall, fracturing a limb on a railway platform, you might, with the help of an accident solicitor in Amber Valley (for example), be able to prove that the accident happened because a member of staff had been negligent in the performance of their duties.
If you are travelling by train and it is involved in a collision or derailment, you may also be eligible to file a personal injury compensation claim. All train accidents are investigated to find out why they were caused, and if blame can be apportioned, then you may be entitled to make a claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you need expert legal advice and information regarding the possibility of making a personal injury claim, call us at Accident Advice Helpline. Our freephone lines are always open so why not call us now? Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or, if you are calling from a mobile, ring 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 13th October 2014