Anyone visiting South Lanarkshire may have cause to visit Rutherglen. This town is in the very far north-western corner of the county, and has a population measuring around 25,000. It was originally viewed as an independent burgh in the county, but in 1975 it became part of the City of Glasgow council, and has remained as such ever since. While there are many local services and shops available, its size does mean finding certain services can be tricky. Looking for an injury solicitor in Rutherglen, for example, may not be as easy as it could be elsewhere.
Few people would actually find themselves in situations where a solicitor specialising in such areas would be a necessity to find anyway. However, as you will see, there are cases where injuries have been suffered by people because of the actions of a third party.
How might a third party be negligent?
Negligence is ultimately at the root of every personal injury claim made in the UK today. For someone to be able to make such a claim, there must be evidence that negligence was to blame for what happened to them.
For instance, the driver of another car may have been negligent in not seeing the red traffic light when they struck someone walking across a pedestrian crossing. An employer may potentially have been negligent in not undertaking a risk assessment prior to getting an employee to work on the roof of their building without any protection. While not all accidents are down to the fault of a particular person, there are many cases where fault can indeed be found to lie at someone’s door.
Proving who was at fault
The more you think about making such a claim, the more you might wonder if it is all worth it. The team at Accident Advice Helpline understands this only too well, which is why we do everything we can to ensure the process is as smooth as possible.
Instead of looking for an injury solicitor in Rutherglen, why not call us instead on 0800 689 0500? This is a quick way to get in touch free of charge, and we’re here to help from start to finish. When you’ve been injured and you think it was someone else who caused those injuries in an accident, it makes sense to get expert help and no-obligation advice from our team.
Date Published: 3rd November 2014
Author: David Brown
Accident Advice Helpline: Rutherglen
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