North Devon in the southwest of England is popular with retired people, over 23 percent of the 95,000 population being over working age. This is higher than the national average for retired persons, which tends to be around the 17 percent mark.
Barnstaple is its largest town, but then you have resorts such as Ilfracombe and Woolacombe that attract many tourists to North Devon. If you are feeling really adventurous and fancy a walk up a very steep hill, a boat trip to Lundy Island is well worth the effort once you get to the top.
With particularly good beaches along its coast, outdoor adventure parks, shopping, bars, restaurants, cinemas and many other things there is no shortage of things to do in North Devon.
The area does suffer its fair share of accidents though, just like anywhere else in the UK. If you were injured in an accident that was not your fault, you may be looking for a personal injury solicitor in North Devon to help you claim compensation. Save yourself the trouble and call us at Accident Advice Helpline. We have been making successful claims for over 17 years, and we can assist you regardless of where you are in the UK. Why not call us today?
Road traffic accidents in North Devon
The A3123 bypasses Ilfracombe on the North Devon Coast. Where it meets the B3230 at a junction for Lynton Cross, is a well known accident black spot and locals have been pushing for an island to be put in place for many years. They say when it is foggy you can not see for more than a few yards, which makes this junction a scary prospect in these weather conditions.
Further along the A3123 is another accident black spot at Berry Cross Down. Here drivers encounter a 90-degree turn with a blind junction, which is hidden by a couple of houses. The houses have been hit on several occasions.
If you have been injured one of the road traffic accidents in North Devon, and someone else was at fault, you may be entitled to compensation. Don’t spend time looking for a personal injury solicitor in North Devon, we can get your claim started straight away. One phone call and a chat with our friendly advisors is all it takes, so ring us right now.
Whiplash accident in North Devon
A whiplash accident in North Devon could be on one of the roads, in your workplace, in a local park, or as you are just walking down the street. They can happen anywhere and at anytime because all it needs is something to cause a sudden jolt to your head and you could sustain whiplash.
In most cases it heals after just a few weeks, but some suffer the pain and stiffness in the neck for months. It can stop you carrying out your life as normal until it is improved, and if someone else has caused this inconvenience as well as the pain, you should make a personal injury claim. A personal injury solicitor in North Devon might be able to help you, but we definitely can.
We have already helped many thousands of innocent accident victims to win the compensation they deserved, and we will happily help you too. Just call us today to get your claim started.
Work accident in North Devon
North Devon has a higher than the average number of jobs in manufacturing, retail. And healthcare and a particularly high number of people work in accommodation and food services, something you would expect in an area that has so many visitors each year.
From a health and safety point of view, it does not matter what job you are work in, all employers have the same legal duty to make sure your workplace is a safe place to be. If they do not comply with the rules and regulations and you are injured in a work accident in North Devon because of their negligence, you can make a compensation claim against them.
You do not have to worry that your claim will have an adverse effect financially on the business, as another legal requirement is that employers liability insurance is in place. It would be the insurers that settle your claim.
Slips, trips and falls in North Devon
Most slips, trips and falls in North Devon are not serious accidents, but sometimes they are. Innocent victims sustain severe injuries because of carelessness or neglect on the part of those responsible for the safety of the public. This could be local businesses owners or the local council. Whichever it is, they have to make sure the public are safe from accidents.
If you have been injured in a slip, trip or fall accident you could be in a worse condition than you ever imagined this type of accident could cause, Broken bones, nasty gashes, back problems, head injuries and many other injuries can result from a simple slip, trip or fall.
If the accident you were injured in was not your fault, if your injuries needed medical attention, and you wait no longer than three years, you could be awarded compensation. This would not just be for your pain and suffering but also for any costs and losses that are accident related.
Our solicitors are among the best in the industry and they will ensure that you are awarded the maximum amount for your circumstances. Call us today to find out more about how we can help you.
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Some people are put off making a claim because they think it will be too much hard work. That is not the case when we help you. We will handle the hard work so that you can get on with your recovery, and will only bother you if there is something else we need or to update you on the progress of your claim.
It really is that easy. So call us today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.