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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Bournemouth personal injury claims


    Negligence is a breach of duty or carelessness and if a person has been negligent and caused an injury to another person, this can lead to Bournemouth personal injury claims. If you have been injured in a serious accident that you believe was caused by another person’s negligence, you may have a good case for compensation. However, before you can do this you need to work out if what has happened does constitute negligence or not. Here are some examples of negligence to help you to decide.

    Shops and restaurants with wet floors

    Any shop owner, restaurant owner or staff member who sees a spill and doesn’t clean it up or mops the floor and doesn’t put down a ‘wet floor’ sign can be considered to have been negligent, so, if you slip and fall you could make a claim against them.

    Ignoring the rules of the road

    Any driver who drives over the speed limit, ignores signs and traffic signals and so on is thought to be negligent as they are ignoring the rules set out to keep other drivers safe on the road. If you are injured in a road accident caused when a driver was flouting the rules of the road, you should have a good case for compensation against them.

    Employers ignoring safety guidelines

    Whether these are the official safety guidelines set out for workplaces or further guidelines set out in your contract and in the company’s own rules, if your employer flouts any of these rules and you are injured, you should be able to make a claim for compensation.

    Making Bournemouth personal injury claims

    If you believe that you are entitled to make Bournemouth personal injury claims because of an accident you have had which was caused by the negligence of another person, the best way for you to make a claim is to go through Accident Advice Helpline.

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    We have been working with the victims of serious accidents for more than 15 years, helping them to make successful claims. You will work with an experienced injury lawyer on a 100% no win no fee basis to get the compensation that you deserve, and you will also be kept updated as your claim progresses so that you never need to chase us up.

    Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or text “claim365” to 88010 to make a start on your claim as soon as possible. You have up to three years to complete your claim, but most solicitors will agree that it is better to start on your claim sooner rather than later.

    Date Published: 5th September 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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