How important is location when it comes to finding an injury lawyer? Well, to find out we’ve put together this case study about a hypothetical search for a personal injury solicitor in Mousehole.
As a focus for our study we’re going to introduce you to someone who, for the sake of argument, we’re going to call Steve. He suffered a fall in the work place a few months ago and thinks he may be entitled to compensation.
Is he entitled to make a claim?
The first thing we do is look at a few basic questions to see if it’s worth moving forward. Firstly, if he has been in an accident within the last few months then he satisfies the time requirement. By law all claims have to be made within three years of the accident.
Next is the injury itself. If it’s only a small injury which has no lasting effect on his life then it’s unlikely that any personal injury solicitor will be able to help. If, on the other hand there is lasting damage and he’s forking out cash for ongoing medical treatment he could well be entitled to a claim.
Finding an injury solicitor in Mousehole
Okay so we think he stands a chance. The next question is, how does he go about finding an injury solicitor Mousehole who can help him with his case.
He could try searching on the internet. A simple search for injury solicitor in Mousehole will produce a list of people within the area who might be helpful. This has a problem in that you can never be a hundred percent certain if they’re suitable.
Another option could be to consult an expert firm such as Accident Advice Helpline. We help first of all by offering advice. Our team will be on hand to help you work through any issues you have and make a decision about how you’d like to proceed.
The more information Steve provides the better the advice we can offer.
About his case
Fundamental to the strengths or weaknesses of his case will be the question of whether or not his employer fell short of its official requirements. By law, an employer is required to take any reasonable measures to reduce risks in the workplace. It will not be possible to eliminate risks entirely, but the trick will be to make the risks as slim as possible.
Any court will look at what the employer did and make a decision about whether it amounted to enough.
In doing this it’s a good idea to find a solicitor who has worked in the realm of workplace accidents. They will be better placed to offer advice and support right the way through the process.
So, to find an injury solicitor in Mousehole why not start by giving us a call. You can contact us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.