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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."

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    Compensation claim in Holy Island


    Compensation with a compensation claim Holy Island

    The Holy Island of Lindisfarne is in Northumbria. In 635 A.D., Saint Aidan left Iona to go to Lindisfarne to set up his monastery. Holy Island is thought of as the perfect place for tranquillity but it has had its share of accidents and disasters. For instance, in April 1855, an inquest was held on the body of George Rankin, a twenty three year old fisherman.

    The ball passed through his body

    A party of seamen from the H.M. sea vessel Jackall, which was lying in the harbour, went onto land to exercise and get some target practise. Whilst the men were engaged in their duty, a number of the inhabitants of Holy Island gathered around them to watch. The crowd were repeatedly warned by the officers to keep back. The day was so cold that the men had to keep rubbing their hands to help their circulation. They had fired two rounds in the Sanctuary Close, near the old cathedral of Lindisfarne. Unfortunately, when they were reloading for the third time, one of the guns accidentally exploded and the ball passed through the body of George Rankin. He was standing only a few yards from the firing party.

    George Rankin said “I have been shot. I have been shot through the heart.” The poor man put his hands on the shoulders of the next person to him, collapsed and died. Mr Rankin left a widow but no children. Two other people were injured but not seriously.

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    This is a tragic story of a young man who had everything to live for. Unfortunately, accidents happen all the time and if you have been in an accident within the past three years which was not your fault, you may want to know more about compensation with an injury claim Holy Island. After you have received medical attention, you should telephone the Accident Advice Helpline which is a compensation provider for personal injury compensation.

    A trained adviser will guide you through a 30 second test which will identify whether you are likely to get compensation with an injury claim Holy Island. After that, an online calculator will estimate how much compensation you might get with an injury claim on Holy Island if an accident solicitor takes your case on and wins. This would be on a no win, no fee basis. All legal partners of Accident Advice Helpline operate on these terms.

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    If you think that you might be able to claim compensation with a compensation claim Holy Island, you should telephone Accident Advice Helpline straight away. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The number is 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 24th September 2013

    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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