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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Halton Accident


    Has your local council caused a Halton accident?

    Although local councils have numerous responsibilities, they are often responsible for the health and safety of their residents. As most councils own or manage public facilities, it’s essential that they maintain them appropriately so that they don’t become a hazard or a danger to someone’s health. In addition to this, the council must make sure that any new buildings or redevelopments are built according to specific codes and guidelines so that they don’t pose a danger to public safety.

    If, for example, a new public building was built in your area, it’s likely that the council would commission a construction firm to perform the work. If the council failed to inspect the building regularly, it’s possible that the structure could be built incorrectly or that incorrect materials could be used. By taking part in the planning and construction process, the council can ensure that the building is safe and that a Halton accident is unlikely to occur.

    Similarly, local councils must make regular checks to ensure that local buildings remain safe once they are built. As buildings can easily fall into a state of disrepair, many councils hire maintenance workers so that buildings are kept safe.

    From time to time, however, things can go unnoticed and a Halton accident could occur. If you notice a potential danger in your local area, it may be a good idea to report it to your local council. By acting on information from the public, the council could take action to make the area safer and you could prevent a Halton accident as a result.

    However, if the council fail to act on the information and a Halton accident was to occur, it may be possible for those affected to obtain compensation for their injuries. If you’ve been hurt in a Halton accident and you believe the council are responsible, why not consider making a compensation claim against them?

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    If this is your first compensation claim or you’ve never made a claim before, you may want to find out more about the claims process and what’s involved before you commit to moving forward with your claim.

    Unfortunately, some personal injury law firms can charge costly legal fees merely for providing advice so you’ll want to ensure that you don’t end up spending more than you need to when it comes to finding out more about making a claim.

    If you’d like to learn more about the claims process without spending money on legal fees, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline? We’d be happy to help and we even offer free no obligation advice so it won’t cost you anything to find out more!

    Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to find out more or to make your compensation claim today. Call now to start your claim as soon as possible!

    Date Published: 5th July 2014

    Author: kate

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