To look at the Iron Bridge over the River Severn in Shropshire with 21st-century eyes, you might wonder what all the fuss was about, given its diminutive size by today’s engineering projects. However in 1779, when the bridge was built, this was as state-of-the-art as engineering got and the first iron bridge of its kind anywhere in the world. The bridge linked the town of Broseley with the burgeoning industrial area of Coalbrookdale, and was part of the transport system that carried raw materials from the Severn Gorge (limestone, clay, coal, and iron ore) to the new manufacturing centres and also down the River Severn to the sea ports.
Injury lawyers in Ironbridge
These days you would be exploring the rich history and fabulous scenery and architecture of the Ironbridge area, and visiting the Gorge Museum, and hopefully not with injury lawyers in Ironbridge on your mind. However, if you found yourself victim of an accident that was someone else’s fault, you may be wondering how to start a compensation claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
We can help you find injury lawyers in Ironbridge, but before we do that, you need to check your claim qualifies. You can do that here on the site, or you can call our knowledgeable advisors on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. They can tell you if your claim is good to go, and also use the compensation calculator to give you an estimate of how much your claim could be worth if injury lawyers in Ironbridge take on your case and win.
How much compensation will I get?
That depends on your circumstances of course, the nature and impact of your injuries and each case is unique, so the final award could be higher or lower depending on your own particular case. This is why it is important to have an expert represent you, who is trained to fight for fair compensation for what has happened to you.
The compensation award process takes into account Special Damages, which include costs directly incurred as a result of the injuries, such as special medical or remedial treatments, personal care and domestic support and so on. The second category is General Damages, including for example, the pain and inconvenience you’ve suffered, and the effect of the injuries on your quality of life. The prospects for recovery are assessed, full or partial, and in some cases loss of income may be compensated, so don’t forget to ask your legal expert about your full entitlement.
Don’t sit at home worrying and short of funds with the bills mounting up. If you are out of action because of someone else’s actions or negligence and you think you can prove it, then call us now and see if you can make a claim.
Date Published: 12th November 2013
Author: David Brown