Stretching all the way to Scotland, the dramatic, windswept coastline of Northumberland offers rugged and stunning areas of outstanding natural beauty to explore. At over 2000 years old, and with over 73 miles of walls to explore, the craggy archaeological splendour of Hadrians Wall still dominates the landscape and offers a fascinating insight into Roman engineering.
With forts, museums and settlements along the way, there is much to enlighten and entertain those seeking a connection with history and the breathtakingly local scenery. The coastal regions also offer endless walking and exploring opportunities with islands, dunes, cliffs and beaches playing host to an array of internationally acclaimed bird and wildlife watching sites. Whatever kind of walking you enjoy there is always a risk that injury may occur. If you have been injured and it wasn’t your fault, you may wish to contact Northumberland no win no fee* lawyers.
How do I contact Northumberland no win no fee* lawyers?
Your Northumberland no win no fee* lawyers queries can be answered by contacting Accident Advice Helpline. Their professional team of advisers are available 24/7 to take your calls for free on 0800 689 0500.
I have been injured when walking. Can Northumberland no win no fee* lawyers help me to claim compensation?
Walking on public land can be a wonderful way to relax and exercise but sometimes, due to the negligent actions of others, hiking may result in pain and suffering and the need for Northumberland no win no fee* lawyers to claim damages on your behalf. Accidents involving livestock, poor walking equipment or dangerous farm machinery can be claimed for and include the following:
- Livestock – large animals, such as cattle, can cause serious injuries when protecting their young and it is reasonable to expect that a public right of way have the correct safety measures in place to protect those using them. Farm animals can bite, knock down, trample, gore or kick people and cause serious injuries such as lacerations, broken bones or internal bleeding.
- Poor walking equipment – if you are provided with unsafe equipment for your walk as part of an organised activity and it proves to be dangerous, you may be able to claim compensation. Boots, poles or clothes that are defective can cause problems such as slips and trips and poorly orchestrated guided navigation may even lead to exposure related injuries.
- Farm machinery and equipment – walking through farmland on public paths inevitably puts people into contact with machinery, chemicals, buildings and vehicles. Farmers and their staff should ensure that hazardous chemicals are safely labelled and stored, roofs and other building fixtures and fittings are secure and machinery and vehicles are properly maintained and appropriately and safely used.