If you find yourself in Alresford, you will be in Essex in southern England. It is a pretty village, of which one of the most striking sights is undoubtedly the ruined form of St Peter’s Church. The village has some 2,000 or so residents, and sits in the district of Tendring.
There are many pretty sights to see around this area. It’s not far from Colchester, and a tributary belonging to the River Colne can be seen nearby. Alresford Creek is also worth seeing, and there are many roads and pavements that connect the area from one part to another. While potholes in these roads are rare, we all know they can happen. An incident involving a pothole could result in someone searching for injury solicitors in Alresford – a search that could prove difficult, since this is a small village.
How dangerous could a pothole be?
We have all heard of cars being damaged when the driver hits a pothole. However, we don’t always think of a person being hurt because of their encounter with a pothole. This is the kind of situation injury solicitors in Alresford might be able to help with (although there are other options, as you will find out in a moment). Indeed, while cars are quite robust and can often survive an encounter with a pothole unscathed, the same cannot be said of human beings.
To this end, we could say that a pothole is more than capable of causing injury. Ricking your ankle over in one can cause a sprain that might take weeks to heal properly, leaving you unable to work or do many of the things you would take for granted. Additionally, there is the chance that you could be injured in other ways. Losing your balance could well happen very quickly if you encounter a pothole. Injury solicitors in Alresford could assist in helping you determine if a compensation claim might result from the injuries you sustain.
Have you suffered an injury because you tripped in a pothole?
If so, it’s worth learning more. Instead of choosing to find injury solicitors in Alresford or the surrounding area, there is an alternative.
Try calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500. With a free call to make and free advice to take advantage of, there’s no better way to proceed. Find out whether our top advisors can assist you today. Alternatively, call 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.
Date Published: 17th December 2013
Author: David Brown