Hawes is home to the Wensleydale Creamery Centre where the famous cheese is made according to recipes passed down from monks in the twelfth century. It is also a centre for tourists who like exploring the Pennine Way and the Buttertubs Pass. The “buttertubs” are twenty metre deep limestone holes where farmers would rest on their way to and from the market. They would put their butter in the holes to keep it cool on hot days.
You may live in Hawes, and perhaps you are looking for injury lawyers in Hawes because you have been injured in an accident which was not your fault within the last two or three years. Depending on the type of accident you had and where it happened, you usually have three years in which to make a claim. However if the accident was at sea, aboard an aircraft, or at an airport, you only have two years in which to file a personal injury compensation claim.
Injury Lawyers in Hawes
It is also possible that you have been diagnosed with an illness which you and your injury lawyers in Hawes could prove was the result of another person’s negligence. Such an illness might be an occupational disease or work-related illness which you could prove was the result of your employer’s negligence.
Repetitive strain injury or RSI is one of the common work-related medical conditions reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), as is Vibration White Finger (VWF). You can get RSI if you work on a computer keyboard all day and if your work-station has not been adjusted to suit your height. You can also get this if you work assembling small components and do not have breaks from your work.
VWF occurs when you have been using high-powered drilling tools and so on. If your employer has not issued you with the appropriate gloves, or has not given you the correct training in how to use such machinery, you may be able to file a personal injury claim against him or her. Not being given protective gear or proper training can be construed as negligence.
If you have a work-related illness, you should contact injury lawyers in Hawes, or ones based close to where you live in the UK, or us at Accident Advice Helpline.
Accident Advice Helpline
Whatever your query or problem concerning your potential personal injury compensation claim, we at Accident Advice Helpline are only a freephone call away. We have had more than ten years’ experience of dealing with all types of injury claims, and are available to help you with yours.
You can call us day and night every day of the year, without exception. The freephone numbers to call are 0800 689 0500 from a landline or, from a mobile, 0333 500 0993. For expert legal advice, call us now.
Date Published: 3rd November 2013
Author: David Brown