Turriff is a town and civil parish which lies on the course of the River Deveron, in Aberdeenshire in Scotland. The name of the town is thought to be from a Scottish Gaelic derivation of either the word Tor, meaning a round hill or mound of earth, or the word tur, meaning a tower as in the word turret.
The town has a number of services and facilities including no fewer than four churches, five banks and both a primary and a secondary school, which serves much of the surrounding area as well as Turriff itself. The reason why the town does have such a large number of amenities is simply explained by the fact that it does also have a comparatively large population of more than 5,000 residents according to the latest available census data from 2001.
This relatively large population has other effects besides meaning that the town does need these facilities however, such as the fact that it brings the town issues such as increased amounts of traffic, air and noise pollution, and accidents and injuries. It is clear to see therefore, that with this increased number of accidents and injuries, for a personal injury lawyer in Turriff, this will be a more likely area of personal injury compensation claims.
Do you need a personal injury lawyer in Turriff?
We have already discovered that for a personal injury lawyer in Turriff, the region is a comparatively common source of personal injury compensation claims, but the important thing to consider now is what this means for residents of the town. What this is, is that it is crucial for these residents to fully understand the compensation claims process as for a personal injury lawyer in Turriff there are relatively common clients. It is for this reason therefore, that the remainder of this article will briefly answer some of the key questions regarding compensation.
When and why is it available?
Personal injury compensation can be sought when you have been injured or have fallen ill and it was clearly somebody else’s fault. This entitlement to claim exists in order to enable you to receive some measure of reparation for the physical, emotional and financial pain that you have had to endure.
How long do you have to make your claim?
In the vast majority of cases, you must begin claims proceedings within three years of the incident in question or else your entitlement to claim unfortunately lapses, although this is not always the case with claims regarding an injury to a minor or those related to industrial diseases.
Who can help you to claim?
The best people to trust with the handling of your claim is undoubtedly Accident Advice Helpline, thanks to the experience we have gained from spending over 15 years at the top of our field. You can contact us on either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 on your mobile.
Date Published: 29th March 2014
Author: David Brown