Herefordshire is one of several English counties to be found in the West Midlands. Its population has reached approximately 183,000 in recent times, although in ancient times the population would of course have been much smaller. The county town is Hereford, which accounts for almost a third of the total population across the county as a whole. Sometimes locals go looking for Herefordshire accident claim solicitors, in the event they are injured in an accident, but this is not a common event.
Road accidents are the more familiar types of accidents that come to mind whenever you think of any sort of accident at all. It’s not necessary to be behind the wheel of a car to be injured, either. Pedestrians might be at risk of being knocked over while crossing a road, or in the unlikely event a car might mount the pavement. Additionally, passengers in cars could also be injured, simply because they happen to be unlucky and in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Which injuries might a passenger in a car suffer from?
It’s quite possible a passenger may have little to no warning that something could happen in a situation like this. Since they don’t need to have eyes on the road, there could be a chance the impact could strike and they wouldn’t have a chance to brace themselves.
As such, whiplash could be a significant possibility, as could severe bruising as the seatbelt locks even as the person is thrown forwards or sideways against it. This means it is very possible that quite severe soft tissue injuries could be suffered by a passenger that may not be the case for the driver.
How can you find out if your accident might lead to a possible claim?
This is a question Herefordshire accident claim solicitors can no doubt help you get the answer to. However, it is also very likely that you’ll get help much faster simply by completing the quick test Accident Advice Helpline has ready and waiting for you on this very website. You can easily fill that in or call us on 0800 689 0500 right now.
Getting no-obligation advice makes a lot of sense. So does taking us up on an offer of a no win, no fee claims process if you have a good chance of having your case taken up by one of our lawyers.
Date Published: 19th October 2014