Are you in need of injury experts in Newtownstewart? Newtownstewart has two ruined castles and you may have visited it to see them. The oldest of these is known as Harry Avery’s castle and was built in the 14th century. The other castle is the Newtownstewart castle which is also simply called Stewart castle which is a 17th-century one that was sold to Sir William Stewart of Galloway, Scotland. He renamed the castle and the town so that his name would be remembered in the area.
If you live in Newtownstewart, County Tyrone, you may be looking for injury experts in Newtownstewart because you have been injured in an accident which you can prove was not your fault. You generally have three years in which to file a personal injury compensation claim, although it is worth checking with a firm of injury experts in Newtownstewart to find out precisely how long you have in which to file your particular claim.
Injury experts in Newtownstewart
You may also be searching for injury experts in Newtownstewart or elsewhere in the UK if you have been diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was caused by another person’s negligence. You have three years from the first diagnosis in which to file your claim.
Accidents in public places
If you have a trip, slip or fall in a shop or any other building which is open to the public, you may be able to prove that you were injured because of another person’s negligence. You may also trip and fall in the street and be able to sue the local authority or a utility company for damages.
You may have slipped in a supermarket because there was liquid or food on the floor that had not been cleared up. If the floor had been cleaned but was still wet, if there were no hazard signs to warn you of the potential danger, you may be able to prove that the negligence of the staff had caused your accident.
If you have an accident in a building then you should inform a member of staff and make sure they write all the details in the accident book. You should also have that person write down the names and contact details of any witnesses. You need to seek medical treatment immediately.
You can take photographs of the scene of the accident and of your injuries which your injury lawyer can use as supporting evidence for your personal injury compensation claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you want to file a personal injury compensation claim, but you are not sure about what you need to do, call us at Accident Advice Helpline for expert legal advice and help. You can call one of our freephone numbers at any time (and we mean at any time). Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline or, for a mobile, call 0333 500 0993. Why not call now for expert legal advice?
Date Published: 23rd December 2013
Author: David Brown