Northamptonshire is a landlocked county in the East Midlands, with a population of over 733,000. It has several major towns within it including, Northampton, Kettering, Corby, Wellingborough, Rushden and Daventry. It is sometimes referred to as the county of ‘spires and squires’ because it has a large amount of stately homes and ancient churches.
The county is home to the Mercedes and Force India formula 1 teams, which is convenient for Silverstone Circuit where the British Grand Prix takes place. It is also the location for Rockingham Motor Speedway, which hosts several other major motor races. These two races circuits add millions of pounds to the local economy
Traditionally the economy of Northamptonshire was based on shoe and boot manufacture, but that has largely disappeared now. There are still many manufacturing companies in the county but most of them are in the food or cosmetics industries.
There is no end of attractions in the county. Northamptonshire has 75 nature parks, outdoor activities, water and amusement parks, play centres, shopping centres, concerts and shows and many other things to keep residents and tourists occupied.
Sometimes accidents happen in this part of the country, just like they do anywhere else. If you have been injured in one, and you were not to blame you could be entitled to compensation. There is no need to try and find a personal injury solicitor in Northamptonshire, not when Accident Advice Helpline are here to help with your claim. Wherever you are located in the UK we can assist you, so why not give us a call today?
Road traffic accidents in Northamptonshire
There are several accident black spots in Northamptonshire, the A 6003 in Rockingham being just one of them. The A43 near Northampton and the A14 close to Kettering have also had several fatal accidents in the last three years. Local residents put most of the blame on the fact that these roads cannot cope with the volume of traffic that uses them. Drivers get frustrated when there is a slower vehicle in front and sometimes try to overtake when it is not safe to do so.
The police want to put speed cameras on them, but locals tend to think that they need changing to dual carriageways to stop the large number of road traffic accidents in Northamptonshire that occur on them.
If you have been injured in a road traffic accident that was not your fault in the county, you may be looking for a personal injury solicitor in Northamptonshire. We have over 17 tears experience of making successful personal injury claims and have honed the processes to be as simple and efficient as possible. If you want to make a compensation claim, call us today.
Whiplash accident in Northamptonshire
A whiplash accident in Northamptonshire could easily have happened on the roads, as that is the most common way people suffer this type of injury. It could also have been caused by am awkward fall, while playing sport or if some heavy hits your head. Even lifting goods in the wrong way can stretch the soft tissues in your neck and that is what causes the pain of whiplash.
Most victims will recover in a few weeks, for some the pain and stiffness in their neck will last for months and there are others who never fully recover. Physiotherapy might help in more severe cases, but usually painkillers and gentle exercise are the treatments for the symptoms of whiplash.
If you have been in a whiplash accident and someone else was to blame, you may be entitled to compensation. Finding a specialist personal injury solicitor in Northamptonshire might not be as easy as you think which is why you should call us today. Our advisors are here to answer your questions and to guide you every step of the way if you decide to proceed, you will be under no obligation to do so.
Work accidents in Northamptonshire
Just over 62 percent of the Northamptonshire population are of working age, and 18 percent of those are students. Apart from manufacturing, transport and retail, which are all higher than the norm, most other trades and professions are either just above or below the national averages.
Health and safety in the workplace is given a high priority in the county, as they do not want work accidents in Northamptonshire to happen. Local councils work in partnership with the Health and Safety Executive towards achieving this goal. They carry out random inspections of business premises to ensure that employers are complying with their legal duty to make the workplace safe for their employees.
Whichever trade or profession you work in, if your employer has breached health and safety rules and you are injured because of their negligence, you could be due some compensation. This would not be just for your pain and suffering but also for any costs and losses that are accident related.
Our solicitors are among the best there is and they will ensure that you are awarded the maximum amount for your situation. Call us today to find out more about how we can help you with your claim.
Slips, trips and falls in Northamptonshire
Accidents of all types happen every day but the most common of them all is slips, trips and falls. Most of these no one will hear too much about as the victim is able to get up and walk away without much more than hurt pride. However, there are some instances when slips, trips and falls in Northamptonshire can be very serious, and victim’s lives are changed forever.
If you are in such an accident you may be able to claim compensation, as long as:
- You were involved in the accident because of the fault of someone else
- You were injured in the accident
- Your injuries were severe enough for you to seek medical attention
- The accident happened within the last three years
If these rules apply to you, or if you are unsure if they do, then call and have a chat with us right now. It will not cost you anything to speak to us on 0800 689 0500 from a landline as it is a freephone number. If you call from a mobile on 0333 500 0993 your network provider may charge you, but we will not, our advice is free.