Beat the winter weather
Getting through the winter can be harder for some than others. If you travel regularly, work outdoors or live close to the sea, surviving winter can get tougher each year. Small towns, such as Saltcoats, often have to take special measures in order to keep people safe and protect their properties when winter weather is at its worst.
People across the UK have already suffered because of bad weather this winter, with many homes being flooded and some even losing their cars and motorbikes because of flooding in the road. With such extremes of weather, it’s not surprising that people can suffer injuries throughout the colder months.
Although Christmas is fast approaching, that doesn’t mean that winter is over. With the colder weather likely to last until at least January or February, it’s important to take the appropriate steps in order to stay safe.
If, however, you live in a small town like Saltcoats and you suffer an injury during this time, you may want to consult an injury solicitor in Saltcoats to find out if you could make a claim for compensation.
How can an injury solicitor in Saltcoats help?
The first thing an injury solicitor in Saltcoats can do is to help you find out whether or not you’re eligible to make a claim. Often, people are eligible to make a claim after an injury but only if the injury itself was caused by someone or something.
The next thing that an injury solicitor in Saltcoats will be able to help you with is finding out who is liable for the injuries you’ve suffered, if anyone. If, for example, you were hurt because of a road traffic accident which wasn’t your fault, they will be able to help determine who was responsible for the incident. Similarly, if you were hurt whilst at work, an injury solicitor in Saltcoats will be able to help you find out whether or not your employer is liable and if you can successfully obtain compensation.
As many people, companies and organisations have insurance in place, if you obtain compensation it might actually be the insurance companies who pays out, rather than the personal or company who caused the incident. If necessary, an injury solicitor in Saltcoats will be able to liaise with the relevant contact to ensure the claim is processed as quickly and efficiently as possible.
How do I find out more?
If you’ve suffered an injury within the last three years and you think you might be eligible to make a claim, Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you obtain compensation. If you’d like to know more, it’s easy to contact us and you could benefit from our free no obligation advice. To get in touch, simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Don’t risk missing out on your chance to claim compensation – call today for further information.
Date Published: 29th December 2013
Author: Emma Matthews