What if I fall while I am hiking, can I make an injury claim in Saffron Walden?
When you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, the impact on your life can be much more than the need to recover. Making your injury claim in Saffron Walden, every aspect of the bad effects of your accident needs looking at — things such as:
- Replacement of damaged goods;
- Medical expenses;
- Travel costs;
- Pain and suffering;
- Anxiety and stress;
- Loss of earnings;
- Care costs if you are no monger able to look after yourself; and
- Any other cost or loss that is a direct result of your injury.
When you are out walking or rambling, you don’t really expect to be involved in an accident that causes you injuries. You might expect a sprain or a bruised knee, but nothing much more. Unfortunately, much more can happen and some serious injuries can be sustained, creating the need to make an injury claim in Saffron Walden.
Can I make an injury claim in Saffron Walden if I am hurt while on a trek?
The most common type of accident for hikers is a slip, trip or fall, which generally result in a broken bone at worst. But what if that trip puts you in the path of traffic and it’s too late for them to stop? Who knows how bad your injuries would be then, and certainly they would probably be serious enough to have to make an injury claim in Saffron Walden.
Over the 15 years in which Accident Advice Helpline have been assisting people with their personal injury claims, we have dealt with numerous accidents involving hikers. Some of the injuries they have sustained have been:
- Head injuries;
- Knee injuries;
- Cuts and bruises;
- Broken bones;
- Back injuries; and
- Spinal injuries.
We can help
On our website there is a compensation calculator, which we call the 30–second test. Completion of this lets you know if you qualify to make and claim and gives you an indication of the amount you may be awarded.
You can make contact by calling our freephone helpline number, 0800 689 0500. Our friendly, professional advisors will talk you through the accident and injuries with you, then give you free legal advice so that you can decide if you want to continue with your claim.
You could try to present your personal injury compensation yourself to the guilty party’s insurers, but We would not recommend this way as it is likely to be time consuming and frustrating, and less likely to succeed. The best and easiest way to make your claim is to contact Accident Advice Helpline and let us do all the hard work for you.
Date Published: 13th September 2013
Author: David Brown