There’s a lot to do in Milford on Sea — you can see New Forest Ponies, rare birds and the Isle of Wight. It is a New Forest village on the coast, so you have the best of both worlds there — forest and beach. You can go windsurfing or kitesurfing on Keyhaven Marshes, or you can take a boat trip down the Solent or across to the Isle of Wight. If you go to Milford on Sea on May Day, you will probably see a traditional event complete with maypole, and in August there is an annual carnival. Another annual event is the Milford on Sea Food Week, when the locals celebrate all things fishy.
Unfortunately, even in a place as peaceful as Milford on Sea accidents happen, and you might right now be contemplating seeking a firm of injury solicitors in Milford on Sea in order to file a personal injury compensation claim.
Injury solicitors in Milford on Sea
You may have suffered injuries in an accident which you and your injury solicitors in Milford on Sea can prove was not your fault. You generally have three years in which to claim compensation for the pain, distress and suffering caused by your injuries. However, for some accidents and injuries you only have two years in which to make your claim. For example, if the accident in which you were injured occurred at sea, in the air or at an airport (in a country which is a signatory to the Montreal Convention) then you only have two years from the date of the accident in which to file a personal injury compensation claim.
Victim of a crime?
You also only have two years in which to claim for injuries sustained in a violent crime. If the crime occurred in England, Wales or Scotland, you can claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority. If the attack took place in Northern Ireland, you can file a claim through the Northern Ireland Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme. The crime must have been reported to the police and you should have been given a unique crime reference number, which you will need in order to file your claim.
Illness caused by the negligence of another?
If you have been diagnosed with an illness which you and your injury solicitors in Milford on Sea can prove was caused by another person’s negligence, you also have three years in which to file a claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you have any potential personal injury compensation claim to make, call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time, any day of the year, on one of our freephone numbers, as the lines are always open for your calls. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. For expert legal advice, why not call now?
Date Published: 30th January 2014