Hatfield in Hertfordshire started life as a Saxon town, the nucleus of the old town being Hatfield House, home to the Marquis of Salisbury. The newer parts of the town were mainly built after the last world war, as were many new towns around London. In 1930 an aeroplane factory was opened in Hatfield, which eventually employed over 4,000 people. This was closed in 1993, and the land was redeveloped for housing.
When the new town was being built in the 1940’s, it was envisaged that it would have a population of about 25,000, but this has been exceeded and is now over 27,000. Along with housing, developers built shopping centres, redesigned the infrastructure of the roads, and created things like libraries and cinemas so there is plenty to do in Hatfield. As well as there being schools for all school-aged children in Hatfield, it is also home to the University of Hertfordshire.
With all the residents, students and visitors to Hatfield it is no wonder that sometimes accidents can happen, and innocent people become injured through no fault of their own. If this has happened to you, there is a chance you are looking for a personal injury solicitor in Hatfield to help you claim compensation. There is no need to search for a local specialist solicitor, just call Accident Advice Helpline. We have been making successful personal injury claims for over 16 years, and will happily help you with yours. Call us today to find out how easy making a claim with us can be.
Road traffic accidents in Hatfield
Situated just 20 miles from London, and being close to both Luton and Stanstead airports, there is a lot of traffic in and around Hatfield. It is near to the M25 and has the main arterial road of the country, the A1, running through it. With many resident commuting to work in London and other surrounding areas, these roads can get very busy, especially in the rush hour.
Road traffic accidents in Hatfield are not unusual, but thankfully not many of them are bad enough to cause serious injury. When severe injuries are suffered, the injured person can have their life changed forever, which can feel even more painful if the accident was not their fault.
If you have been the innocent victim of a road accident anywhere in the UK, we can help you with your compensation claim. As one of the largest specialist law firms in the country, our solicitors are among the finest in the industry and they will work hard to ensure that you are awarded the maximum amount for your situation.
Finding a local personal injury solicitor in Hatfield may seem like the logical thing to do, but can be hard work too. Our extensive experience has allowed us to hone the process of claiming to be simple and efficient, with most claims being dealt with over the phone. Call us today to find out more.
Whiplash accident in Hatfield
If you have suffered a whiplash accident in Hatfield you will already know how painful and disabling this type of injury can be. Apart from the pain and stiffness in your neck and shoulders, you could also be feeling depressed, be unable to sleep because of the discomfort and be suffering from nausea. In fact, you could be feeling pretty rough, certainly not up to the task of finding a personal injury solicitor in Hatfield.
If your whiplash accident was the fault of someone else you should not let the opportunity to claim compensation pass you by. If you get in touch with us we will help you to make your claim, and we will not ask you to pay us any money before we start work. We handle all our claims on a no-win, no-fee* basis, so that financial worries will not stop you getting the justice you deserve.
There is no reason to delay; give us a call today.
Work accidents in Hatfield
Qualified inspectors regularly visit businesses in Hatfield to ensure that health and safety measures are in place, and that the regulations are being adhered to. Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council deals with these matters, along side the Health and Safety Executive.
With only slight variations, the average figures for different trades and professions in Hatfield are similar to the national averages. The largest employment sector is retail, with one in four workers employed in this industry, and this is the only one that is above the national average of 15 per cent.
Whatever industry you work in, there is never a good reason to accept the possibility of being injured at work. Your employer has a responsibility to ensure you are safe in the workplace, and if they fail to protect you from harm and you are injured because of their negligence, you could be entitled to compensation.
We are experienced in work accident claims, and have already helped many thousands of innocent victims to win the compensation to which they were entitled. Chat to our friendly advisors today, and see how we can help you too.
Slips, trips and falls in Hatfield
Hatfield has several shopping centres, and shops are where often slip, trips and falls happen. If someone behaves carelessly and leaves stock in a walkway, or a spillage is not cleaned up or cordoned off, the floors of shops can become dangerous places.
Shop owners and managers, just like people in charge of any other place with public access, have a legal duty to ensure your safety whilst visiting them.
If you slip on a wet floor, in a supermarket for example, other items of the shelves could come tumbling down on top of you. If you work in one if the cafes and someone leaves an obstacle in the way, you could fall onto a hot stove and be badly burned. These are just examples of slips, trips and falls in Hatfield and there is no end to the way they can happen. If you have been injured in such an accident, and someone else was to blame, get in touch with us for all the free advice you could wish for. There is absolutely no obligation or pressure to make a claim. Our advisors are waiting to take your call, so why not ring us now?
Looking for Experts?
If you are looking for experts to handle your personal injury claim, you will find none better than at Accident Advice Helpline. As well as claiming for your pain and suffering, we will recoup any costs and financial losses the accident has caused you. We will undertake all the specialist and onerous work of handling your claim so that you can concentrate on your recovery. You only have three years to get your claim started, and that time will soon fly by. Call us now from a landline on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Road Traffic Accident stats for Hertfordshire
Date Published: 2nd May 2014
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
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