The Vale of Glamorgan is a county borough of Wales found in the south of the country within the south part of the county of Glamorgan itself. The borough encompasses a rugged coastline on the Bristol Channel and rolling hills and countryside which are somewhat atypical of Wales as a whole. Vale of Glamorgan includes a multitude of tourist attractions which welcome huge numbers of visitors including the Barry Island Pleasure Park, St Donat’s Castle and the Vale of Glamorgan Railway.
This multitude of attractions and the tourists which they bring to the area, combine with the high level of population, recorded at over 125,000 in 2011, to make the Vale of Glamorgan a busy and bustling region with a very high footfall of people. What this means is that hiring an expert solicitor in the Vale of Glamorgan is a comparatively common source for compensation claims.
Hiring an expert solicitor in the Vale of Glamorgan
As mentioned earlier, the high population and visitor numbers mean that this is an area which produces a relatively large number of personal injury compensation claims, and these claims can come in all shapes and sizes. For example the Vale of Glamorgan could one day be the source of a claim regarding a road traffic accident, before the next day giving rise to an industrial accident claim. Regardless of the specific type of claim however, there are a number of key questions that all potential claimants need to know the answers to.
When and why is compensation awarded?
The law states that you are entitled to claim personal injury compensation if you have been injured or have fallen ill and another party, be it an individual or an organisation, was demonstrably to blame for your ailment. This compensation is available in these circumstances as a means of recompense for the physical, emotional and financial pain that you suffer as a result of your ailment.
How long is there to claim?
In most cases you must begin claims proceedings within three years of an accident or incident, or else you unfortunately lose your entitlement to claim. This is not the case however, with claims that deal with injuries to minors or industrial diseases, both of which have their own time restrictions placed upon them.
Accident Advice Helpline can help you claim
The best way to ensure that you get all of the compensation that you deserve is by hiring an expert solicitor in the Vale of Glamorgan or a national firm like Accident Advice Helpline. We have over 15 years’ worth of experience in the field, can boast the official endorsement of television presenter and consumer champion Dame Esther Rantzen and have advisers available 24 hours a day, seven days a week on either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.
Date Published: 17th December 2013
Author: David Brown