Located in Glamorgan, Wales, Caerphilly is a commuter town for Cardiff and Newport, both of which are only a few miles away. Every year the town hosts several festivals including The Big Cheese, a food extravaganza with a funfair, fireworks and a cheese race around Caerphilly Castle. There is also a fundraising music festival called Megaday, and a Festival of Light in the winter, where hundreds of people walk through the town with lanterns.
Since 1979, a group of males born between 1918 and 1938 that live in and around Caerphilly have been taking part in one of the longest medical investigations ever. The study has covered a wide range of medical and health issues and has resulted in over 400 publications.
Caerphilly Castle is a popular attraction in the town, with more than 50,000 people visiting each year. Aside of this, there are nature parks, shopping centres, play spaces and natural attractions, and very close by is Cwmcarn Forest.
The town has a reputation for good music, having been home to more than one famous group and several well-known entertainers. If also has thriving teams in ruby and football.
Unfortunately, sometimes accidents can happen in Caerphilly, and visitors or residents are injured through no fault of their own. As such, these victims may be looking for a personal injury solicitor in Caerphilly to help them claim compensation. Rather than spend time searching, if you have been injured in an accident that was the fault of someone else, why not call Accident Advice Helpline today?
Our expert solicitors are on hand to help with your personal injury claim, no matter where you are located in the UK.
Road traffic accidents in Caerphilly
Caerphilly has a busy trunk road running through it; the A4687, and another one across the top of the town; the A468. Of course, road traffic accidents in Caerphilly happen, just as often as anywhere else, but some roads are more dangerous than others.
In fact, one particular Caerphilly junction came fifth in a list of the most dangerous roundabouts in Wales. Over a three-year period the junction of Pontygwindy Road and Pwllypant Road had 12 accidents, resulting in 15 people being seriously injured. As much as the local authorities attempt to make this stretch of road safer, it’s always wise to be vigilant while traversing this particular route.
The majority of road traffic accidents are caused by driver error, with many of them happening at junctions and traffic islands. Drivers are not always as observant as they should be, and this can result in innocent victims becoming injured as a result. If you have been hurt because someone else didn’t take enough care, call and have a chat to our friendly advisors. They are here to help you, to answer all your questions and give you all the advice you need. Speaking to them puts you under no obligation to make a claim, so why not call us right now?
Whiplash Accident in Caerphilly
Most whiplash injuries are a result of road traffic accidents, but they can occur in other ways too. Anything that makes your head jolt out of its normal movement zone, such as a fall or being struck by an object, can cause a whiplash injury too.
If you are the innocent victim of a whiplash accident in Caerphilly, you’ll almost certainly be aware of pain in your neck and shoulder areas. However, that’s not always the only symptoms, and you could also experience:
- Difficulty moving because of a stiff neck
- Pins and needles in your arms and hands that can turn to aches
- Lower back pain
- Trouble sleeping because of the discomfort
Not all victims of this soft tissue injury will suffer all these symptoms, but life will certainly be difficult for a few weeks, until you recover. For most whiplash sufferers, problems will only last for a few weeks or so. However, for a few, the problems will continue for many months, or even years.
You may not feel well enough to find a personal injury solicitor in Caerphilly, so why not get in touch us instead? We are able to deal with most claims over the phone, keeping the whole process as simple and straightforward as possible. While you are incapacitated at home, pick up that phone and give us a call, and let us help you start your claim for compensation today.
Work Accident in Caerphilly
Nearly 44 per cent of people employed in Caerphilly work in administration or technical jobs, with the care and leisure sectors accounting for almost 10 per cent. These are close to the national average for these types of professions, although the numbers of people working in sales and machine operatives are more common than around the rest of the UK.
Overall, employment is lower than the national average, but with 28 per cent of the population being students, that is hardly surprising.
Employers in Caerphilly have the same legal responsibility as any other UK employers; they have to ensure that your working environment is a safe place for you to do your job. If your employer fails to implement the correct health and safety measures and you are injured as a result, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim.
Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have over 16 years of experience in making successful claims relating to work accident injuries. We are the specialists that you need on your side. Call us today and see how we can help you.
Slips, trips and falls in Caerphilly
As the most common of all accidents, slips, trips and falls in Caerphilly could happen anywhere and at any time. The majority of such incidents result in the injured party receiving not much more than dented pride. However, just occasionally, serious injuries result from these types of accidents.
When such incidents could have been prevented, suffering in silence is just not fair. If you’ve fallen because of loose flooring, an unlit staircase or some trailing wires, maybe someone else was to blame for your accident. In such a situation, talk to our expert advisors to see if you can claim.
If you are one of the unlucky ones that was so badly hurt you needed to seek medical attention, you should be compensated for the pain and suffering you are having to endure through no fault of your own. There is no need to look for a local personal injury solicitor in Caerphilly; simply call the experts at Accident Advice Helpline and we’ll get your case started today.
No-win, no-fee* claims
Financially, things can be tough after an accident, but don’t let this stop you from claiming your compensation. All the claims we handle are dealt with on a no-win, no-fee* basis, so that you don’t have to pay any money upfront, or pay legal fees if your claim proves to be unsuccessful.
The sooner you get in touch, the sooner you could have the compensation you deserve. Call us today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
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Accident at Work stats for Caerphilly
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Date Published: 20th September 2014
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
Personal Injury Solicitors in Caerphilly
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