Bourne End is a village in Hertfordshire which is situated on the ancient Roman road that connects Hemel Hempstead and Berkhamstead. The village is also sited on the Grand Union Canal, which runs from London to Birmingham. Bourne End gets its somewhat unusual name from the fact that it lies at the end of Bourne Gutter, an irregularly flowing stream that runs into the River Bulbourne. Unfortunately, the village is probably most famous as the site of a tragic rail disaster on 30th September 1945, when an express train was derailed and many people lost their lives. It is of course the hope of every reasonable person that no such tragedy will befall the village ever again, but for injury lawyers in Bourne End the area can still prove to be the source of compensation claims due to less serious accidents and injuries.
Injury lawyers in Bourne End could help you
This demonstrates an important fact about the claims process — that there is no geographical element attached to a person’s entitlement to claim, and as such Bourne End residents are just as entitled to begin claims proceedings as those who live in London or other urban centres. This in turn means that Bourne End residents are just as in need of information about compensation, and the remainder of this article will attempt to provide this in the shape of the answers to some frequently asked questions.
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. 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 with injury lawyers in Bourne End?
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, which have case-specific timescales applied.
Who can help you to claim?
The best way to ensure that you get all of the compensation that you deserve is to trust the handling of your claim to the very best in the business, and this is undoubtedly Accident Advice Helpline. We have over 15 years’ experience in the field, can boast the official endorsement of consumer champion Esther Rantzen and have advisors available seven days a week on 0800 180 4123, or 0333 500 0992 from a mobile. If you are happy to go ahead once you have spoken to our team, we can instruct our injury lawyers in Bourne End to work for you.
Date Published: 4th November 2013
Author: David Brown