Bitton is a village and civil parish in South Gloucestershire, England situated in the Greater Bristol area on the river Boyd. The village is in the far South of the county close to the border with North East Somerset. The parish of Bitton includes, along with the village of Bitton itself, the villages of Swineford, Upton Cheyney, Beach, Oldland Common, North Common and part of Willsbridge, and the parish has a population numbering 9,307 according to the 2001 census. The parish was the birthplace of author Dick King Smith and now is home to television presenter Noel Edmonds, demonstrating the popularity of the area.
All of the above does not exactly scream that for injury lawyers Bitton would be a hotbed of activity, and that is indeed not the case but that does not mean that no personal injury claims can arise from the area.
Injury Lawyers Bitton
The fact that for injury lawyers Bitton can still give rise to personal injury compensation claims despite its seemingly idyllic nature demonstrates an important fact about compensation, being that claims and the incidents which lead to them can occur anywhere. This fact that for injury lawyers Bitton is a possible source of claims also demonstrates the fact that anyone, anywhere in the country could find themselves in need of answers about compensation and the claims process, and some of these answers are given in the remainder of this article.
When and Why is Compensation Available?
The law states that if you are injured or fall ill and somebody else was demonstrably to blame, then you are entitled to pursue a personal injury compensation claim. This entitlement to claim is set down in law in order to offer victims of injuries and illness some measure of recompense for the physical, emotional and financial pain that they have suffered.
How Long is There to Claim?
In the majority of circumstances you must begin claims proceedings within three years of the incident in question or else your entitlement to claim elapses. There are two types of claim which are exempt from this, and any other, time limit however and these are those which deal with injuries to minors and those which regard industrial diseases like asbestos poisoning.
Who Can Help With a Claim?
The best people to trust to handle your claim are undoubtedly Accident Advice Helpline, who can use their 13 years’ worth of experience in the field to ensure that you get all of the compensation that you deserve. What’s more they are also the only personal injury specialists to have earned the endorsement of television personality and consumer campaigner Esther Rantzen as evidence of their outstanding work.
You can contact Accident Advice Helpline 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling either 0800 180 4123 or 0333 500 0992 on your mobile.
Date Published: 3rd November 2013
Author: David Brown