The town of Kings Lynn in Norfolk is a wonderful town, full of history and with a great heritage tradition upheld by its membership of the Hanseatic League. This league consists of 187 towns and cities across Europe, each celebrating their heritages and promoting themselves as tourist destinations worthy of visiting.
Kings Lynn is a pleasing mixture of old and new, with an array of beautiful old merchants’ houses built around delightful cobbled lanes. The splendid, historic Custom House situated down by the harbour, is a reminder of Kings Lynn’s role as one of the UK’s most important ports going back as far as the 12th century.
As well as a wide variety of splendid buildings, Kings Lynn boasts two markets. There is the Saturday market which is erected around St Margaret’s church, and the Tuesday market which is held in what is generally considered to be one of the country’s grandest old squares.
For visitors who are interested in Kings Lynn’s Hanseatic background, including the town’s trading links with other European, Hanseatic towns, they should explore the Hanse trail, which is a self-guided tour.
Those interested in the town’s fishing history and the navigators associated with Kings Lynn, can seek out the Maritime Trail. The quayside at Kings Lynn can best viewed from aboard the Kings Lynn ferry.
There is yet another trail that visitors can take if they are interested in the town’s medieval history of pilgrims who went to the Shrine of Our Lady at Walsingham, and who passed through Kings Lynn on route.
Kings Lynn also offers some excellent entertainment at many venues including the likes of the Alive Corn Exchange, the Kings Lynn Arts Centre and the Majestic cinema. In addition, there are two festivals of note. One is the Kings Lynn Festival which takes place in July, and the other is “Festival Too,” which takes place in Late June/early July.
Kings Lynn also offers a great shopping experience thanks to its extensively pedestrianised shopping centre that also has plenty of parking for avid shoppers. The bustling markets are also within easy walking distance.
Accident Advice Helpline has had a long association with residents as ever since the year 2000, as we have acted as a personal injury solicitor in Kings Lynn for innocent injury victims on many occasions.
It doesn’t matter type of accident you might have been involved in, or what sort of injury you’ve sustained; as long as your injury required medical attention; the accident took place in the past three years, and someone else was to blame, you could be entitled to financial compensation.
We can help you to ascertain that, and furthermore, we can help you to attain any money you could be owed. Call us today for more information.
Road traffic accidents in Kings Lynn
Many of the claims we get involved with are road traffic accidents in Kings Lynn. According to government statistics, there were 18,236 injuries on roads in the East of England last year alone. 2,936 of these were classified as KSIs, which stands for killed or seriously injured.
Some road traffic injuries are caused by unknown drivers, including hit and run incidents. Many people think that because the guilty driver has fled the scene, it may not be possible to claim injury compensation. However, you will be pleased to know that that is not necessarily the case.
There are ways and means of claiming compensation through the MIB, and we can help you with this. Please note that this also includes injuries caused by uninsured drivers.
Some injury victims do not claim compensation because they feel they may have been partly to blame for the accident. They are concerned that if they talk to a law firm, they could end-up owing that law firm money for little or no reason.
There is no need to worry about legal fees when you choose Accident Advice Helpline as your personal injury solicitor in Kings Lynn Kings Lynn because we work on a strict no-win, no-fee* basis.
Why not get in touch with us today to find out more?
Whiplash accident in Kings Lynn
Have you been involved and hurt in a whiplash accident in Kings Lynn? Was it a road traffic accident, or some other sort of personal collision that caused your injury? Whatever the case, Accident Advice Helpline can assist you with recovering any compensation the guilty party could owe you.
Whiplash is an extremely painful injury. Thankfully it is something that can be cured with the correct treatment. That treatment involves physiotherapy which you can do yourself at home or at work if you are fit enough to go to work. However, many whiplash injury victims find the condition too painful and remain at home until they are able to attend work.
In the meantime, any pain and discomfort can be managed by prescribed pain relief medication. If you intend to sue for personal injury compensation, you must first get a professional medical diagnosis. The doctor you see will prescribe appropriate pain medication.
If you employ us here at Accident Advice Helpline to act as your personal injury solicitor in Kings Lynn, you will be working with one of the most successful compensation claim law firms in the UK. We can give you all the necessary help and advice that you will need. All you have to do is call us today, and we will take it from there.
Slips, trips and falls in Kings Lynn
Slips, trips and falls in Kings Lynn happen all the time. They are the most common cause of injuries here in the UK. Most occur because some neglectful person leaves a trip hazard where an unsuspecting individual can easily fall it and get injured.
Sometimes those injuries can be quite severe, especially where the injury victim is someone who suffers from the brittle bone disease, osteoporosis.
The word osteoporosis means porous bones. It is a condition where both the density and quality of bone matter is reduced. The more porous and fragile the bones become, the greater the risk of fracture. This disease is one which progresses without notice until some sort of a fall results in a bone fracture.
It is estimated that over three million people here in the UK suffer from osteoporosis, and it results in more than 500,000 fractures every year. Hip and wrist fractures are the most common of all breaks involving a person with osteoporosis.
Whether you suffer from brittle bone disease or not and you are significantly injured in a fall accident, you should contact our team of advisors here at Accident Advice Helpline. You can reach them by using the national helpline service we provide.
Any help or advice you are given is offered free of charge so why not pick up the phone and call us today?
Work accident in Kings Lynn
It could be that you have been injured in a work accident in Kings Lynn. If the accident was not your fault, you ought to think about claiming personal injury compensation. Many people are put off because they think their employer will have to foot the bill. This is, however, not the case. All employers here in the UK have to have liability insurance in place by law, and it is this insurance that pays out any monies due.
Another thing that worries some people who get injured at work, and who are contemplating claiming compensation, is having to deal with their employer. You’ll be pleased to know, therefore, that if you employ Accident Advice Helpline, we are the ones who will do all the communicating with your employer on your behalf.
If you’d like to find out more about how we can help, the best thing to do is to call our national helpline and have an informal discussion with one of our friendly advisors. There are two numbers to call depending on if you’re using a landline or a mobile to make your call.
- Call 0800 689 0500 if calling from a UK-based landline. These calls are free of charge.
- Call 0333 500 0993 if using your mobile. If you do use your mobile, you ought to be aware that your call provider will probably charge you for the call.
Whatever type of injury you are thinking of claiming compensation for, all you have to do is grab your phone and get in touch with us today, or visit our website and take our 30-second test.
Road Traffic Accident stats for Norfolk
Date Published: 1st December 2013
Author: David Brown
Category: Legal Services
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