Welwyn Hatfield is a local government district in Hertfordshire, which covers the two towns of Welwyn Garden City and Hatfield, as well as a few other small villages. Set within the London green belt, they both retain their own identities, while also being commuter towns for London and other large nearby places.
Both towns have their own attractions that bring visitors to them every year. Welwyn Garden City has nature parks and lots of other outdoor activities, as well as play centres, a museum and theatres. Hatfield has similar things to occupy visitors and residents, and they both have plenty of shops, cafes and restaurants. Both towns are well served by buses and trains, and have good road infrastructure for the huge amount of traffic in the area.
If you are injured in an accident and you were not to blame, where would you start looking for a personal injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield? It’s far easier to contact Accident Advice Helpline, as we can assist you no matter where you are in the UK. As we are able to deal with most claims over the phone, you could call us today to find out if you qualify to make a personal injury claim for compensation.
Road traffic accidents in Welwyn Hatfield
Between the two main towns in Welwyn Hatfield, major roads are very close by. The A1 runs through both conurbations, and the M25 is just a short drive away too. Other main roads in the area include the A414, B653, the A1000 and the A1001.
Of course, when there are multi vehicle piles up or serious road traffic accidents in Welwyn Hatfield, they will often be reported by the media. However, there are many more accidents on the roads that are not. If every little bump and bang were put on the news, there would not be time for anything else. But every day people are injured in road traffic accidents, often through no fault of their own.
As part of the insurance premiums we all have to pay to legally drive a motor vehicle on UK roads, there is an element that you are charged for in case a personal injury claim is made against you. If you are injured in this way and want to make a claim, the insurance company will have to be dealt with, and we deal with these huge organisations every day. A personal injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield might not have this experience, and this is why, as an accident victim, you should call us instead.
Our aim is to make your claim as hassle and stress free as possible, so give us a call today to find out how we can help you.
Whiplash accidents in Welwyn Hatfield
Whiplash accidents in Welwyn Hatfield can happen in a variety of different ways. Anything that causes your head to suddenly jolt out of its normal movement zone can cause a whiplash injury, and because it is so easily sustained, it is one of the most common of all injuries we deal with.
When the soft tissues in your neck become damaged, you will suffer pain and stiffness that can be incredibly debilitating. Sometimes the discomfort does not usually start until a few hours after the accident, and it will get worse before it starts to improve. Usually simple painkillers and gentle exercise will allow it to heal within a few weeks.
If the accident that caused your injury in the first place was the fault of someone else, you could be entitled to compensation. Our 30-second test will let you know if you have a valid claim, and will give you an estimate of how much your compensation could be. This can only be an estimate as every claim is unique, and they are all affected by different things relating to your personal circumstances.
The test only asks you four simple questions about your accident and injury, so why not try it today?
Work accident in Welwyn Hatfield
Welwyn Hatfield has a population of well over 120,000 people. Of those just 3.8 per cent of people of working age are unemployed, which is well below the national average. Over a quarter of local jobs are in retail, with the rest in a variety of trades and professions. The area has a slightly higher than normal number of retired people, but far fewer are long term sick.
With such a large amount of jobs in retail, you could be forgiven for thinking that a work accident in Welwyn Hatfield is unlikely, but that is not the case. Every trade and profession comes with its own hazards, and working in a shop has just as many dangers as working anywhere else.
Shop workers are in danger from items falling on them from the forklifts that are used to move stock around, and from wet floors or loose flooring. They could also suffer an electric shock if there is a fault, and there are many other ways that shop workers can be injured.
If you have been injured at work, and your employers had been negligent where health and safety is concerned, you could be entitled to make a compensation claim. There have been many thousands of work accidents claims among the ones we have handled over the years, and our solicitors are experts in these types of claims. Don’t worry about searching for a personal injury solicitor in Welwyn Hatfield; just call us instead.
Slips, trips and falls in Welwyn Hatfield
If you have suffered an injury because of falling down some stairs or tripping over an obstacle in a walkway that shouldn’t have been there, and if your injury was bad enough to need medical attention, you may be entitled to compensation. This is not always the case when slips, trips and fall in Welwyn Hatfield happen, and many of them are very minor. But sometimes the injuries are severe, and then your life can be in tatters until you have recovered.
These accidents very often happen in public places, usually because someone has not taken the care that they should. Whether that is the land owner, a shopkeeper or any business owner, they all have a duty to ensure you can pass through public places in a risk-free manner.
Making a personal injury claim need not be the daunting prospect that you may think. Have a chat to our friendly advisors, and you’ll soon realise that we are here to take all the hard work off your shoulders to make the claiming experience as stress free as we can. Why not give us a call today and find out how simple and efficient the whole process can be?
Top quality service
We always work to four ideals: integrity, reliability, dependability and accountability. These result in an open and honest service of the highest quality, and one that is endorsed and recommended by UK consumer champion, Dame Esther Rantzen.
Calling us will not put you under any obligation to make a claim, so why not do it today? From a landline call 0800 689 0500, or from a mobile 0333 500 0993.
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Date Published: 3rd January 2015
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
Personal Injury Solicitors in Welwyn Hatfield
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