Rayleigh is a lovely market town situated in the county of Essex. The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book, and it has managed to retain much of its original character. The market, which can be traced back to 1181, is now held on each Wednesday of the month.
At the time of the last census in 2011, the population of Rayleigh was measured at approximately 32,150. A considerable number of new housing developments have sprung up in recent years to cope with the town’s increasing demand as a good place to live. Many residents make the daily commute to London which is a mere 32 miles away.
Local attractions here in Rayleigh include Rayleigh Windmill, a 19th-century brickwork construction that has recently been renovated. Next to the windmill is Rayleigh Mount, the site of a Domesday Castle which was built by Sweyn of Essex. It is prized for its classic motte-and-bailey defences. The top of the mount offers a superb view out across the Crouch Valley.
Another popular site with visitors is the Dutch Cottage, the smallest and oldest council house in the UK.
As a busy rural market town, accidents do happen from time to time as with any town and village in the UK. Road traffic accidents are all too regular on the busy A127 trunk road, and incidents that cause personal injury also happen in the privacy of people’s homes, at their places of work, or simply when they are out and about, shopping, sight-seeing etc.
When people are injured, and someone else is to blame, the injury victims can turn to seeking financial compensation. When they do, they frequently appoint us here at Accident Advice Helpline to act as their personal injury solicitor in Rayleigh.
We may not be physically based in Rayleigh, but people like to use us because they are aware of the fact that we are one of the top personal injury law firms in the UK. We operate on a national basis, and with our fully responsive website and national helpline, injury victims seeking compensation find it just as convenient to use our online services as those of a locally based law firm.
Road traffic accidents in Rayleigh
Although the A127 is something of an accident blackspot, incidents are not limited to just this road. Road traffic accidents in Rayleigh happen all over the place, including Victoria Road and Grove Road near the playing fields, and in Rayleigh High Street which is heavily pedestrianised. Roads outside schools are also notorious as road traffic accident sites. The A129 in particular services Sweyne Park School, FitzWimarc School, and Rayleigh Primary School and is frequently the site of minor collisions.
Anyone who is hurt in road traffic accidents in Rayleigh, where someone else was to blame for the accident, has the legal right to claim personal injury compensation. An award such as this can go a long way towards replacing lost income, covering the cost of taxis and parking, and giving you a financial cushion so you can focus on your recovery.
If you would like to appoint Accident Advice Helpline to act as your personal injury solicitor in Rayleigh, we are ready to help you today. Having been in the injury claim business for over 17 years, we have extensive experience and expertise in dealing with road traffic accident claims of all types. Our solicitors are among the best in the business, with extensive specialist experience in building cases for victims just like you.
If you want to get an idea of how much compensation you could be entitled to, why not take our 30-second test? You can take this by visiting our website, or by calling our national helpline and having an informal chat with one of our friendly advisors. You could be surprised at how much compensation you are owed, so don’t delay, call us today to find out more.
Whiplash accident in Rayleigh
Have you been injured in a whiplash accident in Rayleigh? If you have, and someone else was at fault, you might like to consider claiming compensation. We’re here to help you understand what your next steps should be, and how the legal process works.
Whiplash injuries can be extremely debilitating. Severe whiplash injuries can make any sort of neck movement extremely painful, not only preventing you from going to work, but interfering with your social life too. Depending on the severity of your injury, recovery time varies anywhere between two and six weeks, although some more extreme injuries can take six months or more to fully recover from.
The usual treatment for whiplash is physiotherapy, as well as mild analgesics to relieve the discomfort. However, if you suspect you have a whiplash injury, it’s important you see a medical professional as soon as possible. Not only will a doctor give you a confirmed diagnosis (which you will need to refer to if you go-ahead and claim) but they will also recommend a course of treatment. They will also ensure there are no other injuries being masked by the whiplash.
If you do end-up losing any earnings due to a whiplash injury, you can claim them back as part of your compensation award. When you call us, make us aware of the situation, and we can set about ensuring you are recompensed for both your suffering and your out of pocket expenses.
Many whiplash injuries occur in road traffic accidents, but they can come about after any sort of accident that results in your head being jerked backwards and forwards, or side-to-side. Whatever the type of accident, as long as it wasn’t your fault, you can call us here at Accident Advice Helpline. Don’t waste time looking for a competent personal injury solicitor in Rayleigh; simply call us today.
Slips, trips and falls in Rayleigh
Slips, trips and falls are the most common cause of injury in the UK today. From tripping on loose paving slabs to slipping on a wet floor, slips, trips and falls in Rayleigh can happen anywhere and to anyone, and can lead to painful and debilitating injuries.
Sometimes it is just plain bad luck that we experience a slip or fall; we’ve lost concentration or tripped over our own feet. But just occasionally, it’s not our fault at all that we fell, and someone else is to blame. If someone’s put you in danger, and you’ve been injured as a result, we are here to help you bring justice to your situation.
Since we first began trading back in the year 2000, we at Accident Advice Helpline have assisted literally thousands of people with claiming personal injury compensation for slip trip and fall accidents. If you’d like us to help you too, please get in touch with us today.
Work accident in Rayleigh
A work accident in Rayleigh (or anywhere else here in the UK for that matter) can be highly traumatic, especially if the accident involves machinery. The types of machines that frequently cause accidents in the workplace include cutting machines and forklift trucks. You should never be expected to operate a cutting machine unless you have been properly trained. In addition, your employer must also ensure that any machinery is fitted with appropriate guards and that these guards are fully operational.
If your place of work uses forklift trucks in its activities, these trucks should follow specific tracks clearly painted on the floor. All forklift truck drivers must be properly trained and hold current forklift driver licences, and the trucks themselves must be fitted with audio/visual warnings.
It’s not only places with forklifts and cutting machines that can have accidents happen, however. Even a simple office job can be fraught with hazards if proper health and safety isn’t followed. If you have been injured in an accident at work and you believe your employer to be responsible, contact us today to find out what your next steps should be.
Register your claim with Accident Advice Helpline today
For advice, support and professional legal representation, call us here at Accident Advice Helpline. The call is free from any landline by dialling 0800 689 0500, or you can call from a mobile on 0333 500 0993 (charges may vary).
Although you have up to 3 years after the accident during which to raise claim compensation, we strongly advise that you should talk to us about your claim at the earliest opportunity. So why not appoint Accident Advice Helpline to act as your personal injury solicitor in Rayleigh today, and get the ball rolling?
Road Traffic Accident stats for Essex
Date Published: 2nd March 2014
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
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