The village of Hetton is situated in the beautiful Dales in North Yorkshire, which lies in the North of England, an area perhaps best known through the novels by James Herriot, which describe the life of a country vet in “All Creatures great and small”.
Hetton is a typical Dales’ village; it is located some 6 miles north of Skipton and falls within the Craven district, which also includes neighbouring villages like Winterburn and Threapland, Cracoe, Wharfdale, Ribblesdale and Rylestone.
For several millennia the Craven area’s slopes and hills have been used for sheep farming and wool production. There is evidence that after 5,000 BC early settlers introduced domesticated sheep in the Neolithic period, but it wasn’t until the arrival of the Romans that sheep farming became an industry across Britain, allowing cottage industries to spring up in isolated villages just like Hetton where spinning and other forms of wool production provided much needed additional income.
A Roman villa and farm was discovered near moorland at Gargrave and this suggests that Roman settlers used moorland to graze their sheep. Since the introduction of man-made fibres into the textile industry, wool production across the world has lost in importance. Today’s Craven farmers still breed sheep but it is chiefly for Sunday roasts not wool that they go through the trouble.
The Dales can be a treacherous place in autumn and winter as the weather conditions can change rapidly. Driving in misty, ice cold conditions is terrible at the best of times, but when sheep taking a stroll on the road are thrown into the bargain, tragedy and serious road traffic accidents usually occur.
If you had a collision with livestock and this was due to a negligent farmer not mending his fences, you can make a compensation claim in Hetton and demand compensation for your injuries.
Where can you make a compensation claim in Hetton?
There may not be a specialist available in Hetton who offers no win no fee services to non-fault accident victims and their families.
Accident Advice Helpline provides two freephone numbers: call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 and speak to an expert advisor, who can tell you how much your compensation claim in Hetton is worth, once you have explained the circumstances of your accident and who you think was to blame.
How do you know you qualify?
As long as somebody else’s negligence was responsible for your accident and that accident happened within the last 3 years, you should qualify for making a compensation claim in Hetton.
The estimate you receive will be based on your injuries. The compensation cheque you’ll eventually receive may even be for more, since an accident solicitor will also ask the negligent party to pay for any loss of income and expenses you paid as a result of the accident when you make an injury claim in Hetton.
All Accident Advice Helpline solicitors provide no win no fee services, allowing you to start your claims process without having to make an upfront payment for legal fees.
Date Published: 26th September 2013