Have you suffered a Kensington and Chelsea accident?
Situated in West London, the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is a well-known part of the City. Widely considered to be one of the most exclusive areas in London, Kensington and Chelsea is comprised of residential homes and popular businesses.
With many luxury retailers situated in the area, the borough is a beacon for both local residents and tourists alike. Whilst many people do come to shop in Kensington and Chelsea, many tourists simply come to have their photographs taken outside of London’s most well-known shops and stores.
With Knightsbridge, Belgravia and Notting Hill all falling with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, there is plenty to do and see in the area. In addition to the numerous cafes and restaurants open, there are also plenty of bars and cocktail lounges. Whilst some of these premises are members-only, many of the attractions in Kensington and Chelsea are open to members of the public.
If you live locally or you work in the area, you may find that it’s possible to suffer a Kensington and Chelsea accident from time to time. As London streets can get very busy and overcrowded, you may simply fall or suffer a Kensington and Chelsea accident because of the volume of people and traffic on the roads.
If you’re hurt and the Kensington and Chelsea accident wasn’t your fault, it may be possible for you to claim compensation but you will only be able to do so if you can identify who was at fault. If you can show who caused the Kensington and Chelsea accident, there’s a good chance that you will be able to make a claim against them and you could successfully obtain compensation.
Should you make a claim straightaway?
When people have suffered a Kensington and Chelsea accident, they often want to make a claim as soon as possible. Whilst it can be helpful to obtain your compensation as quickly as possible, it isn’t always advantageous to make a claim in the immediate aftermath of the Kensington and Chelsea accident.
If you’re in shock after the incident or your injuries have affected your memory, you may be unable to recall the incident at first. Similarly, if you’re suffering emotionally because of the Kensington and Chelsea accident, you may feel unable to recount what happened straightaway.
If you would prefer to wait to make your claim, this shouldn’t affect your eligible to obtain compensation. As long as you make your claim within three years of the Kensington and Chelsea accident occurring, you should still be able to obtain compensation you deserve for your injuries.
Why not find out more about making a claim? If you’d like to learn more about the claims process, we can help. Just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone now to find out more.