There are several places called Newtown in the UK; one in Dorset, another in Hampshire, at least four in Northern Ireland, and so on. Depending on which Newtown you happen to live in, you may or may not be able to find a firm of injury solicitors Newtown if you want to file a personal injury compensation claim. If you are in this situation, wherever you live in the UK, call us at Accident Advice Helpline and we may be able to put you in touch with an injury solicitor who is an expert in dealing with clients who have suffered the same kind of accident, injury or illness as you. Our team of solicitors also all work on a no-win, no fee* basis.
Injury solicitors in Newtown
You may be seeking a firm of injury solicitors in Newtown, or another based elsewhere in the country if you have been injured in an accident which you can prove was the fault of another person. You usually have three years in which to file a personal injury compensation claim for injuries arising from accidents that occur in the UK. However, there are some accidents and injuries for which you have only two years in which to make your claim. Call us at Accident Advice Helpline on one of our freephone numbers below to find out exactly how long you have to file your claim.
Another reason for trying to locate injury solicitors in Newtown, for example, is that you have been diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was the result of another person’s negligence. You have three years from the time you were first informed that you had the illness in which to file a personal injury compensation claim.
Accidents at work
If you have an accident at work, you may be able to prove that your employer’s negligence caused the accident. Employers have a duty to safeguard the health and safety of their employees in the workplace. There are strict guidelines for both employers and employees to follow and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) supervise these.
If you have an accident at work, you should inform the appropriate person and have then record the details of the accident in the accident book. It should then be reported to the HSE. If you think it won’t be reported to them, do so yourself. The names and contact details of any witnesses to the accident should also be recorded.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you are thinking about making a personal injury compensation claim, but don’t know how to begin, call us at Accident Advice Helpline on one of our freephone numbers. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or call 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. You can call at any time, every day of the year without exception. Why not call us now for expert legal advice and help with your potential personal injury compensation claim?