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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Injury lawyer in West Linton


    Pavement accidents

    When you hear of someone having a trip in a pavement accident you might think that they couldn’t possibly do any serious harm to themselves – after all, toddlers fall over all the time and usually sustain nothing more than a few bumps, bruises and maybe a graze to the knee.

    In some cases this is true – nothing is seriously injured and the worst might be a dent to your pride. However, in other instances people can be quite seriously injured by what appears to be an innocuous accident if they sustain broken bones.

    When should I contact an injury lawyer in West Linton?

    Obviously not every single trip or fall on a pavement is going to result in a compensation claim. Sometimes accidents just happen and people do fall over; however, there are equally occasions when such an accident could have been prevented.

    If you have been injured in an accident which you think was someone else’s fault then you might be entitled to make a claim through an injury lawyer.

    For example:

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    • If your accident was caused as a result of a broken paving slab that should have been mended.
    • If you sprained your ankle because of a large pothole in the ground that should have been filled in or cornered off.
    • If you tripped over a piece of broken paving slab which should have been rectified.

    One of the most important factors in establishing whether you have good grounds for making a personal injury claim for financial compensation is that the accident in question and therefore, the injuries, could have been prevented – in other words they were caused by someone else’s recklessness, negligence or failure to do their job properly.

    Speak to the experts today

    When it comes to making a compensation claim your first thought may be to seek the help of a local injury lawyer in West Linton. However, in many circumstances you are better off using the services of a national provider like Accident Advice Helpline. Their service offers many benefits that a local injury lawyer in West Linton cannot compete with.

    With over 12 years’ experience in dealing with a variety of personal injury claims Accident Advice Helpline are the best people to speak to if you have had a pavement slip, trip or fall accident.

    Our friendly advisors will take your initial details regarding your claim and put you in touch with one of our in house solicitors who will guide you through the legal process.

    We always operate on a no win no fee basis which means that you will not be exposed to any financial risk and we only take on cases that we are confident you will win. For example, we would advise you not to contact an injury lawyer in West Linton if the defect in the paving slab, is less than one inch, as generally speaking Local Authorities would not regard this level of defect to be significant enough to warrant repair or cause enough injury should someone trip.

    We believe in honesty and integrity at all times, which is why Esther Rantzen, the famous consumer champion is our patron and is happy to recommend our service to anyone.

    If you have been injured in a pavement accident then you might want to make a compensation claim with an injury lawyer so why not give the team a call on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 14th October 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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