Merthyr Tydfil is one of the most fascinating and beautiful districts in Wales. It is perfectly placed in between the Brecon Beacons National Park and the city of Cardiff, the capital of Wales. Over one-fifth of the county-borough sits within the Brecon Beacons National Park, offering some truly breathtaking views.
Merthyr Tydfil is one of the towns that form what is known as the Heads of the Valleys. Many years ago the town was considered to be the iron capital of the world. It has a rich cultural heritage including visitor attractions such as if Cyfarthfar Park and the Brecon Mountain Railway.
As an area of outstanding natural beauty, there are many activities to be enjoyed here including guided walks along the Taff Trail. Bike Park Wales is home to downhill mountain biking, or you can try your hand at rock climbing at the Rock UK Summit Centre.
For those who prefer less strenuous activities, there are some beautiful parks such as Park Taf Bargoed.
Once a famous industrial town, Merthyr Tydfil has closed its collieries and also its iron and steel works. In spite of the fact that there have been certain improvements made to the town, it is still economically disadvantaged with a large proportion of the community being long-term unemployed.
Like any other place here in the UK Merthyr Tydfil has its fair share of accidents in which people are injured. When such injuries take place, and the innocent injury victim is hurt because of the actions or inactions of a third party, that injury victim could be entitled to financial compensation.
We at Accident Advice Helpline are one of the foremost injury claim law firms here in the UK, and because of that, we are often asked to act as the personal injury solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil by many injury victims. As a national company our state of the art website and our national helpline, which can be called free of charge from any UK-based landline, make us readily accessible to anyone anywhere in the UK.
If you would like to claim personal injury compensation and you would like our help, please call us today for an informal chat.
Road traffic accidents in Merthyr Tydfil
In 2016, 6,855 people were injured in road traffic accidents in Wales. 1,108 of these injuries were classified as KSIs (killed or seriously injured). The weather in the Brecon Beacons can take turn for the worse very quickly and without warning. If drivers don’t take appropriate precautions when fog, wind, snow and ice are around, accidents will happen.
If you are one of the many people injured in road traffic accidents in Merthyr Tydfil, whether as a driver, a passenger, a motorcyclist, or a pedestrian, and someone else was to blame, you ought to explore the possibility of registering a claim for personal injury compensation. If you appoint us here at Accident Advice Helpline to act as your personal solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil we can help you with all aspects of your potential claim.
The severity of injuries caused in road traffic accidents varies immensely from minor cuts and grazes to fatalities. The amount of compensation that you could be entitled to will be directly proportional to the severity of the injury you sustained. You can get an idea of how much your injury could be worth in terms of financial compensation by taking our 30-second test.
You’ll find the test here on our website. Just answer a short series of basic questions about the incident and your injury, and you will be given an estimate of how much compensation you could be owed.
If you would like help taking this test, please feel free to call our national helpline and speak to one of our friendly advisors. Why not call us today?
Whiplash accident in Merthyr Tydfil
Perhaps you’ve been hurt in a whiplash accident in Merthyr Tydfil? Many people suffer from this sort of injury but failed to claim the compensation that they could be entitled to. The fact of the matter is, however, that if you have been hurt and someone else is to blame, you could be legally and morally entitled to be compensated for your injury.
Whiplash injuries vary enormously regarding severity. The simplest whiplash injuries can last for just 2 to 3 weeks. In some instances however, whiplash can last months and even years.
If you have sustained a whiplash injury, whether it was in a road traffic accident or any other sort of accident, you should go and see your GP for a medical diagnosis and appropriate treatment. If you are considering claiming compensation, the medical diagnosis your doctor makes will be an important part of the proof required for any successful claim.
The treatment your doctor is likely to advise is that you carry out some daily physiotherapy exercises. These can be done in the comfort of your own home or even at work. The discomfort you experience can be managed with prescriptive pain medication.
If you decide to appoint Accident Advice Helpline to act as your personal injury solicitor in Merthyr Tydfil, you will be in good hands. Since we first launched our services back in the year 2000, we have helped thousands of innocent injury victims to win the compensation they were owed. Why not let us help you too by getting in touch today?
Slips, trips and falls in Merthyr Tydfil
Slips, trips and falls in Merthyr Tydfil, and indeed anywhere here in the UK, can be the cause of some nasty injuries; anything from broken bones to neck and spinal injuries. Even the most seemingly innocuous falls can have serious consequences, especially if the victim is someone that suffers from osteoporosis, the infamous brittle bone disease.
Falls from height are another cause of injury, and sometimes fatalities if the distance that the victim has fallen from is sufficiently great.
If you’ve been badly hurt in a fall incident and a third party was responsible for the accident, you ought to be considering claiming personal injury compensation, and that is something that we here at Accident Advice Helpline can assist you with.
If you were given medical treatment for your injury and the incident took place within the past three years, you will have a good chance of securing personal injury compensation, especially with our help. We offer a no-win, no-fee* service so why not call us today to find out more?
Work accident in Merthyr Tydfil
Have you been involved in an industrial work accident in Merthyr Tydfil? Although the industrial side of Merthyr Tydfil’s economy has diminished drastically since the 1980s, there is still a considerable amount of industrial activity going on here.
When people work with machinery, there is always a risk of injury. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that any cutting blades or moving parts of machinery are appropriately guarded. If these safety guards have not been put in place or properly maintained and you get injured as a result, you should sue your employer for financial compensation.
All employers here in the UK are legally bound to observe their duty of care towards all employees and to have employee-liability insurance in place. If an employer has failed in that duty of care in any way, they should be taken to task. Claiming compensation not only compensates the injury victim, but it can also help to prevent a similar accident happening to another member of the workforce.
If you want to register a claim against your employer, the easiest way of going about this is to call our national helpline and have a preliminary chat with one of our helpful advisors. Don’t worry; just talking will not commit you to taking any action. That will be your choice only. You should also be aware that any advice we offer is given free of charge.
Don’t let the opportunity to claim personal injury compensation pass you by. Call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from any UK-based landline or 0333 500 0889 from any mobile.
Road Traffic Accident stats for Wales
Accident at Work stats for Merthyr Tydfil
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Date Published: 4th February 2014
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
Personal Injury Solicitors in Merthyr Tydfil
Accident Advice Helpline: Merthyr Tydfil
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