Have you been hurt whilst on holiday?
With many people planning holidays months and years in advance, it can be devastating if something disrupts your plans. It can be even more upsetting if an injury or accident ruins your holiday or break.
As a popular village in Cornwall, Perranporth receives its fair share of tourists and holidaymakers. Whilst most people are able to enjoy their time in Perranporth, accidents can sometimes occur and you may be unlucky enough to suffer an injury whilst in the area.
If you live locally or if you’ve been hurt whilst visiting Cornwall, you may want to contact a personal injury lawyer in Perranporth. If you’ve been hurt through no fault of your own, there’s a chance that you could be able to obtain compensation for your injuries.
Making a claim with a personal injury lawyer in Perranporth
If you plan on obtaining compensation, it’s vital that you can prove that you weren’t responsible for your injuries. If you were injured whilst staying in rental accommodation, for example, you would need to show that the property was in a state of disrepair and this caused you to get hurt.
Alternatively, if you were hurt whilst driving, you’d need to show that another road user was responsible. You could even make a claim following a slip, trip or fall, if you can show that someone else is liable, such as the local council.
If you know you weren’t responsible for your injuries but you aren’t sure how to prove it, there’s no need to worry as your personal injury lawyer in Perranporth should be able to help you present the evidence appropriately.
Did you obtain medical help?
If your injuries don’t appear to be too serious, you may be tempted to avoid getting medical assistance. However, this can be extremely dangerous. In some instances, the severity of an injury isn’t always clear immediately after an accident and you could be putting your life at risk if you don’t seek help from a medical professional.
In addition to this, you’ll need to have received treatment for your injuries before you’ll be able to make a claim with a personal injury lawyer in Perranporth.
Let Accident Advice Helpline help with your claim
If you’d like to find out more about making a personal injury claim, contact our personal injury team today. Just call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do our very best to enable you to claim the personal injury compensation you deserve.
Date Published: 24th February 2014
Author: David Brown