Walking, hiking, rambling or whatever else you may like to call it, is a very popular pasttime in the UK. People walk miles through the countryside, often on a Sunday morning ending up with a pub lunch. We just hope they take care while partaking in their chosen hobby, it can be more hazardous than you would think, and if any of them are injured in an accident that was not their fault, they may want to make a personal injury claim with the help of expert injury lawyers in Portland or another firm.
Only gone for a stroll? Need expert injury lawyers in Portland?
You would think these pursuits are quite harmless and you would not expect people to have accidents in which they were severely injured enough to need medical attention and make a personal injury claim with the help of injury lawyers in Portland or another firm.
But it happens often that faultless victims are injured quite badly. Victims might slip on a spillage on the floor of that pub, bang their head as they go down and have a head injury. A cow might attack them as they walk through a farmer’s field, a quarry might be poorly marked or a tractor could run into one of them on a country lane. There are no end of scenarios that could happen that end with injuries for the victim.
The common injuries
Injuries can be mild or severe, depending on how they happened. Some of the more common ones are:
- Bone fractures
- Head and brain injuries
- Back and spine injuries
- Cuts and bruises
- Knee injuries
- Elbow and wrist injuries
Some of these injuries are severe enough for you too need time off work, which means a loss of income, which would have to be considered when making your personal injury compensation claim.
As well as the pain and suffering you have endured, and the income you have lost, any other cost or loss that is a direct result of the accident can be claimed for also. You should make sure you keep receipts for any money you have to pay out, if it is related to our personal injury claim.
Walking through your personal injury claim
If you have been the blameless victim of an accident in the last three years, and in that accident you were injured severely enough to need medical attention, then you should contact a legal professional which could be expert injury lawyers in Portland or a specialist such as Accident Advice Helpline to make a personal injury compensation claim.
We operate on a No Win No Fee** basis so you need find no money to start your claim – we will get paid when your cases has been won.
On our website, there is a 30-second test which will help you decide if you want to continue with your claim. It will give you an estimate of the amounts you may be awarded, but nothing is concrete, there are too many other factors involved.
You can call our helpline on 0800 180 4123 to speak to one of our friendly advisors. They are trained to be helpful and to give you free legal advice regarding your personal injury compensation claim.
Date Published: 29th October 2013
Author: David Brown