The village of Yatton is located in the north of Somerset, England, and lies some 18km to the south-west of Bristol. With many walking routes and cycling paths in Yatton, the area is popular with both hikers and cyclists alike.
However, even if you’re an experienced sports enthusiasts, it’s important to be careful when you’re out and about. Although you may take care and try to avoid injuries, you can’t always prevent other people from acting dangerously.
If you’re cycling on the roads, for example, you could find yourself involved in a road traffic accident of some kind. If you’ve been hurt and you weren’t at fault, there may be a chance for you to make a compensation claim in Yatton.
However, before you take legal action, you will need to make sure that you meet the appropriate criteria.
Are you eligible to make a compensation claim in Yatton?
A key part of making a compensation claim in Yatton is proving that you weren’t responsible for your injuries. Showing that someone or something else caused you to get hurt is the first part of establishing a valid claim.
You’ll also need to show the you obtained medical treatment following the accident. Luckily, your medical records should list the treatment you received so this should be easy to prove.
If you’re considering making a personal injury claim, you’ll need to be aware of the time limits. In most cases, claimants are only given 3 years’ in which to make a claim so you could risk missing out if you don’t take action within this period.
What injuries could you claim for?
If you’ve been involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, it’s certainly worth seeking legal advice. Often, people assume that they can’t make a compensation claim in Yatton because their injuries aren’t serious enough.
However, you can make a claim for almost any type of injury, providing you obtained medical treatment for it.
If you’re unsure about your eligiblity, why not contact us and find out more about making a claim?
We’re always happy to help new claimants and our personal injury team are on hand to resolve any queries you may have. We also offer free no-obligation advice so you’ll be able to find out more about making a claim without incurring any upfront fees.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
Don’t miss out on your chance to make a claim for compensation. Contact Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and find out more about making a compensation claim in Yatton today.
Date Published: 30th August 2013