The seaside town of Ramsgate is in Kent. Its economy is based on tourism and fishing, one of its main attractions being its coastline. The Port of Ramsgate, operating from one of the largest marinas on the south coast, has been providing cross channel ferries for many years. The marina has over 800 moorings and a range of marine related businesses.
As well as the main sands of Ramsgate there are other attractions in the town, and several events are held their every year. The Ramsgate Festival, held each July and lasting a week, includes a carnival among other festivities. There are several landmarks worth viewing in the town, and plenty of other activities for people of all ages to take part in.
Ramsgate has over 900 listed buildings, many of the from the Regency and Victorian eras. Approximately 200 of them are in the vicinity of the harbour. It is a bustling town with many thousands of visitors every year, so it’s not surprising that sometimes accidents happen in Ramsgate.
If you have been injured in the town, in an accident that was not your fault, you don’t need to find a personal injury solicitor in Ramsgate. Just call Accident Advice Helpline for all the help you need with your compensation claim.
Road traffic accidents in Ramsgate
With the A299 leading to the M2, and the A256 to Dover and the Channel Tunnel, Ramsgate has its fair share of busy roads. The A254 Ramsgate Road is another route that carries a lot of traffic. Sometimes, it is on quieter roads that road traffic accidents in Ramsgate happen, because drivers tend to be less cautious when they are not expecting any other vehicle to cross a junction, or come speeding around a corner.
The consequences of road traffic accidents can be very severe, and victims can have their lives turned upside down. Injuries can be so severe that they need care for the rest of their lives, or they could suddenly find they are confined to a wheelchair. This is unfair when they were not to blame, but they are in this position because of the actions of someone else.
As well as the pain and suffering they have to endure, there could be financial pressures as well. Extra expenses can be incurred because of the accident, and income can be lowered due to taking time off work. Thankfully, a compensation claim can replace some of these losses, so if you’ve been the victim of an accident, talk to us now.
When you appoint us to act as your personal injury solicitor in Ramsgate, we will want to make sure your claim reaches its full potential, and that you are awarded the highest amount for your situation. Don’t suffer in silence; let’s get your claim started today.
Whiplash accident in Ramsgate
A whiplash injury is when the soft tissues in your neck are damaged by a sudden jolt. This often occurs in road traffic accidents, but can happen in many other ways too. Landing awkwardly from a fall, lifting something heavy in an incorrect manner, something solid hitting your head or falling from a cycle are just a few more examples of how a whiplash accident in Ramsgate could happen.
Hopefully, you will recover from your whiplash injury in a few weeks, but for a while it may be difficult to do many of the things you are accustomed to doing. Simple activities like taking a shower, driving or going to work may all be impossible until your whiplash injury has healed.
If your whiplash injury was the fault of someone else, you should be claiming compensation. The easiest way to make your claim is not to spend lots of time searching for a personal injury solicitor in Ramsgate, but to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline.
With over 16 years of experience in making successful claims, we have already helped many thousands of innocent accident victims to win their compensation, now let us help you. One phone call is all it takes, so ring us today.
Work accident in Ramsgate
The types of jobs in Ramsgate are mixed, largely in proportion to average employment figures for the UK as a whole, with only a few exceptions. There are six per cent more people than you would expect working in healthcare and social services in the town, and four per cent more in education. In other sectors there are fewer jobs than in other parts of the country, for example there are five per cent less scientific jobs and three per cent fewer jobs in administration.
A work accident in Ramsgate could happen in any type of employment, as they all have their own particular hazards. It is up to your employer to ensure that you are not injured in an accident at work, and should implement appropriate health and safety measures to keep you free from risk.
If your employer has let you down, and you’ve been hurt while doing your job, you should seek a claim for compensation. Do not let your worries about the cost of legal representation put you off from making a claim, because we work on a no-win, no-fee* basis. You do not have to pay us any money to start your claim, or our legal fees if it is not won. No matter what your financial situation, you can afford to make your claim with us, so call our team today.
Slips, trips and falls in Ramsgate
Slips, trips are falls are among the most common of all accidents, and can happen anywhere to anyone. Most of them are fairly simple with no serious injuries suffered, but others can be very nasty
- Falls from height, such as from a ladder or off a platform, can result in the victim being very badly hurt
- Slips on wet floors can be disastrous if the victim happens to fall as someone is walking past with a tray of hot drinks
- Trips over objects that are in the way could be dire if the victim ends up in a piece of moving machinery
Often these types of accidents are avoidable, but they happen because someone has not taken enough care or has been negligent.
If you have been hurt in one of the slip, trips and falls in Ramsgate and you were not to blame, you could be entitled to compensation. To find out if you qualify, and to get an estimate of how much you could be awarded, complete our 30-second test. Just four easy questions are all it takes, and in less than a minute you will have your estimated figure. It is really simple, so give it a try today.
Contacting Accident Advice Helpline
We have made everything about making a claim with us as simple as possible, even getting in touch you have a choice of ways. You can:
- Call for free from a landline on 0800 689 0500
- Call from a mobile on 0333 500 0993, but your network provider may charge for the call
- Text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you
By having a chat with us you are not committing yourself to making a claim, so pick up that phone and get in touch with us now.
Road Traffic Accident stats for Kent
Date Published: 27th February 2014
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
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