Has flooding caused you hassle?
Cookham on Thames is surrounded by many rivers and the most well-known is the River Thames; hence the name, Cookham on Thames. Living next to a river can be a lovely feature to any home, but there can also be hazards such as flooding. Flooding has become an increasing problem in the UK due to the adverse weather and towns and villages located next to rivers. Flooding is a hazard to the safety of people nearby. If you have been affected by flooding in Cookham on Thames, and you want to seek advice and support about claiming, speak to a personal injury lawyer in Cookham on Thames expert by calling Accident Advice Helpline.
As long as the flooding accident that you were involved in wasn’t your fault, happened within the past three years and you had to see a doctor, a personal injury lawyer in Cookham on Thames should be able to help you with your claim for compensation.
Information on flooding
- Try and understand what flood warnings are and of how they work. If you are an employer or the manager of a property that members of the public visit, bear in mind that you have responsibilities for their safety and you must take these seriously to avoid individuals making claims.
- There are usually three types of flood warnings which include flood watch where low lying land and roads are expected to be flooded. Listen to the local news and weather forecasts and be prepared to act quickly. The second flood warning is a flood warning. This is the flooding of homes and businesses are expected and immediate action is needed. Prepare to evacuate immediately. Turn off gas, electricity and water if it is safe to do so. The third flood warning is severe flood warning. This type of warning means extreme danger to life and property. Injuries and loss of life are possible. You should be ready to evacuate immediately. You should also avoid electrical sources and should not walk or drive through the flood water. The emergency services will direct you further about what you need to do so listen carefully to their directions.
Start your claim with a personal injury lawyer in Cookham on Thames today
You can call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to speak to a member of the team about pursuing your claim with our personal injury lawyer in Cookham on Thames. Or call us free on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You are under no obligation to proceed after this if you choose not to. If you would like a professional member of the customer service team to call you back simply text ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010.
If you want to find out some more information about the claims process before getting in touch with one of our advisers, please feel free to take a few minutes to have a look at the Accident Advice Helpline website. There are various articles on the many accidents that you can claim for as well as information on the work that we do with our long-standing patron Dame Esther Ranzten.
Date Published: 1st September 2014
Author: David Brown