North Lanarkshire is a council area in Scotland. Within that area you will find lots of towns and villages, and one such town is called Coatbridge. This is sometimes referred to as Cotbrig or Coatbrig in Scots. It isn’t too far from Glasgow, and indeed it does fall into the Greater Glasgow area. Around 41,000 people live there, although since that figure was confirmed in the 2001 Census, it is likely the population has increased since that time. The town provides locals with most of the things they need, but if you ever needed to look for compensation solicitors in Coatbridge, you might still have a challenge doing so.
The town is known to have existed since the 12th century, but while things have changed by a remarkable amount since then, there are still signs harking back to earlier times.
Exploring and learning about local areas
One of the best ways to get to know an area is to check out the local museums, not to mention taking the time to explore various other sights and attractions in the area. Whenever you do visit a public attraction like this, you should observe any signs and instructions that might be in place for health and safety reasons.
However, in rare circumstances, a public venue may not have been up-to-date with its health and safety requirements. There could be potential hazards there that could possibly lead someone to have an accident. In some instances, this might mean someone who works there suffers an injury of some sort. In other cases, it might be a visitor who suffers the accident.
What should you do if this happens to you?
Wherever you are, it is worthwhile reporting the incident. It should be noted in the accident book, so there is an official record of what occurred and what injuries you have. This may help later on if you do decide to contact compensation solicitors in Coatbridge, as it provides a degree of evidence that could prove useful.
Knowing whether or not you could claim may seem difficult if you’ve suffered injuries. However, if you have the ability to make just one call, make sure it is to Accident Advice Helpline. We’re available on 0800 689 0500. This is a free number, and it is always open for you to call as well. Isn’t it worth it to know whether compensation could be coming your way?
Date Published: 3rd November 2014
Author: David Brown