Vauxhall is an inner city area of central London found within the London borough of Lambeth, and is also the name of a parliamentary constituency which also encompasses parts of Brixton and Clapham. The area is undoubtedly most famous for giving its name to the now worldwide car manufacturing company, which did begin life in the region.
It is widely agreed that Vauxhall derives its name from from Faulkes de Breute, who was the head of King John’s mercenary forces and owned a large home in the area. This home therefore will have been known as ‘Faulkes Hall’ and then ‘Fox Hall’ before eventually mutating into ‘Vauxhall’. Whatever the etymology of its name, Vauxhall is today a busy and densely populated metropolitan area and this means that for an injury solicitor, they are often asked to help with claiming compensation in Vauxhall.
Claiming compensation in Vauxhall
As has already been mentioned, claiming compensation in Vauxhall does give rise to a comparatively large number of personal injury claims, but these claims can also come in all manner of variants. To provide an example, for an injury solicitor could one day give rise to a claim regarding a road traffic collision before the next day producing one related to an industrial accident. What claimants from all types of claims have in common however, is the need to know the answers to the following crucial questions about compensation.
Why And When Can You Claim Compensation?
The law states that if you are injured or fall ill and somebody else was demonstrably to blame then you are entitled to seek personal injury compensation. This compensation is available as a means of recompense for the physical, emotional and financial hardships that the victim has suffered as a result of their ailment.
In the majority of cases you must begin claims proceedings within three years of the incident in question or else your entitlement to claim elapses. This is not the case however, for claims which regard industrial diseases like asbestos poisoning or which relate to injuries to minors, where slightly different restrictions which would require further research are imposed.
Who Can Help You To Claim?
If you want help claiming compensation in Vauxhall, or anywhere else in the UK, then you need to trust your claim to Accident Advice Helpline. Accident Advice Helpline has over 15 years’ worth of experience in the field and can also boast the official endorsement of consumer campaigner Dame Esther Rantzen.
How Can You Contact Them?
It couldn’t be easier to seek the help of Accident Advice Helpline, you can contact them 24 hours a day, seven days a week on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone and will always get through to a friendly and professional adviser.