The market town of Sutton-in-Ashfield has a population of around 46,000 and is located in the Ashfield district of Nottinghamshire, but is only two miles from the Derbyshire border. It is part of the Mansfield Urban Area which comprises Mansfield, Sutton in Ashfield, Kirkby in Ashfield and Mansfield Woodhouse.
Two local points of interest are the largest sundial in Europe, located in the middle of Portland Square, and the nearby Silverhill Wood. This recreational area was transformed from the former colliery on the site with the same name, and has a network of surfaced woodland trails.
Most of the time, Sutton in Ashfield is a very pleasant place to spend time and accidents are rare, however they can occasionally happen. These could be car collisions, pedestrian accidents and even accidents in workplaces.
If you have been injured in an accident that was not your fault, you will be pleased to hear that there is plenty of help available. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we pride ourselves on being able to help people just like you to get the compensation that they deserve. If you are looking for a personal injury solicitor in Sutton in Ashfield because you think you may want to start a claim, we can help. Call us today.
Road traffic accidents in Sutton in Ashfield
As in all bustling towns, there are areas in Sutton in Ashfield that have been identified locally as more hazardous than others. Local press reports have identified a junction on the A38 as a ‘dangerous road’, and there have been calls for changes to the junction layout and to the traffic lights.
Despite the excellent efforts of the Nottinghamshire Safety Camera Partnership which aims to reduce casualties on the roads, some accidents still occur. Getting injured by another driver’s reckless actions is frustrating. If you know that your injuries were caused by a speeding driver, it can make it even harder to come to terms with your injury.
A personal injury claim for compensation is one method that many people choose to restore a sense of fairness. We can help with this; call us now to find out more.
Whiplash accident in Sutton in Ashfield
Speeding drivers cause many types of accidents but one of them is termed the ‘rear-end shunt’. This is when one car collides into the rear of another slower moving or stationary car. If this happens at high speeds, very serious injuries can be the result. However, if it happens at lower speeds, the most common injury is whiplash.
Whiplash is an injury to the soft tissues of the neck and is caused by stretching the soft-tissues such as the ligaments, tendons and muscles beyond their normal limits. It is common for there to be a delay in the onset of symptoms. It can be several hours before the neck pain, stiffness and headaches begin. So, it is always advisable to make a note of the personal details of the driver that caused the accident. Making a note of witnesses is also sensible.
Claiming for a whiplash accident in Sutton in Ashfield is a task for legal professionals like those at Accident Advice Helpline. Our skilled legal team will handle all of the legal technicalities so that you can focus on your recovery. Why not call us today?
Work accident in Sutton in Ashfield
Sutton in Ashfield was originally a market town and, to a certain extent, still is. Its economy is moving away from traditional industries such as manufacturing, towards a mixed, modern economy. There is an active and successful business community in the area and many engineering jobs. Its central location close to the M1 motorway, as well as the regular train services, makes it attractive to businesses and commuters alike. Established developments, such as the Sherwood Business Park and East Midlands Designer Shopping Outlet attract local, regional and national clients in the distribution, industrial and retail sectors.
Modern business presents a different set of hazards to employees compared to the older manufacturing industries. However, employers still have a duty to ensure that workplace hazards are fully assessed and that control measures are put in place. The office environment presents a risk of slips, trips and falls, as well as the potential for manual handling accidents. There could also be a risk of electrocution from equipment and ergonomic hazards from inappropriate office furniture.
The principles of workplace safety require employers to thoroughly assess and control workplace hazards. If you have suffered a work accident in Sutton in Ashfield recently, and feel that your employer was to blame, we can help. We have a team of solicitors with highly specialised legal skills who help clients from all over the country. They have experience in handling highly complex workplace claims just like yours, so contact us now for more information.
Slips, trips and falls in Sutton in Ashfield
Did you know that slips, trips and falls are the most common type of accident to occur in public places? We have all seen people slip over in a public space and sometimes it is a pure accident. However, on other occasions, it is down to the actions or inactions of someone else.
Are you feeling frustrated because your recent slip, trip or fall was caused by someone else? Are you paying the price for someone else’s carelessness?
Some of the most common causes of slips, trips and falls are:
- Debris cluttering up a busy walkway and presenting a trip hazard.
- Spillages being left on shiny surfaces for too long and not being signposted.
- Loose handrails and poor lighting on stairwells.
- Cables trailing across a walkway.
We can help with claims for slips, trips and falls in Sutton in Ashfield or anywhere else in the UK. Once you have received medical attention for your claim, give us a call. We will explain how the process works and give you an honest appraisal of your potential claim. Call us now.
It’s what you deserve
Getting injured in an accident that was not your own fault can turn your life upside down and can have a huge impact on your family. Claiming compensation is a way of obtaining resources to help you cope and to make the necessary adjustments. It is about restoring fairness.
Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we pride ourselves on our professional legal service for injured people. We know that you can feel incredibly vulnerable when you are injured and so we will take over all of the complicated legal technicalities and most of the paperwork.
There is no need for you to worry about financing your claim if you do not have any savings. We will never ask you for any upfront legal fees to get your claim started. We operate a no-win, no-fee* arrangement for your convenience and peace of mind.
If you are looking for a personal injury solicitor in Sutton in Ashfield, we want to help you! All you have to do is pick up the phone and call us today on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile call 0333 500 0993. Give us a ring today.
Road Traffic Accident stats for Nottinghamshire
Date Published: 14th May 2014
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
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