Have you been injured while out walking or hiking? Scotland offers some great terrain, but not all hikes end well.
How to make an injury claim in Rothesay if you have a walking or hiking accident that wasn’t your fault
The types of injuries that can be sustained while strolling along can be a lot worse than many people imagine. The sort of injury you incur obviously depends on the type of accident you have had, but could be:
- Broken bones;
- Knee injuries;
- Cuts and bruises;
- Back injuries;
- Spinal injuries; or
- Head injuries.
If you have been walking, hiking, or rambling and been injured because of an accident that was not your fault, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Rothesay.
Walking, hiking and rambling are becoming very popular, with many new clubs opening nationwide. A safe enough form of exercise and pleasure you would think; however, accidents happen to walkers, hikers and ramblers that are not their fault, and in this situation they may be entitled to make an injury claim in Rothesay. If you are have an accident that was not your fault while out walking, you may need to make an injury claim in Rothesay
There are many ways in which an accident can happen to people out walking. They could trip over on an uneven path and fall down an embankment, or they could fall and find themselves in the path of a car, tractor or any other vehicle, and it may be too late for the vehicle to stop. These two examples alone could cause injuries serious enough to warrant making an injury claim in Rothesay for personal injury compensation.
What factors would be taken into account when making your personal injury compensation claim?
An accident, particularly a serious one, can have quite an impact on your life. This needs to be considered when you are making your personal injury compensation claim. Some of the factors that need to be taken into account are:
- Cost of travel to and from medical appointments;
- Extra medical expenses;
- Pain and suffering;
- Anxiety and stress;
- Loss of earnings, past and future; and
- Any other cost that is a direct result of the accident.
Who can help you?
The best way to make your personal injury claim is to contact Accident Advice Helpline. Over the past 15 years, we have helped many thousands of claimants to receive the personal injury compensation to which they were entitled.
On our website there is a 30-second test, which will let you know if you qualify to make a claim, and if you do will also give you a rough idea of the amount to expect. Our helpline is open 24/7. You can call the helpline number, 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993, and speak to one of our friendly advisors.
Date Published: 14th September 2013
Author: David Brown