If you’ve been looking for a personal injury solicitor in Walsall, maybe you’ve already experienced an unexpected accident in the city or surrounds, but you’re struggling to find the right solicitor, we can help. If you are thinking of making a claim for compensation for injuries received in an accident that was not your fault, here at Accident Advice Helpline we have all the expertise you will need.
Walsall has an estimated resident population of 269,323. Interestingly, the population structure has an ‘above average proportion’ of residents made up of children and older people, with a therefore correspondingly lower proportion of working age people. Families tend to have more children, and there is lower life expectancy than the national average.
Walsall has a long industrial history, and was responsible for the production of a diverse range of products including saddles, chains, buckles and plated ware. It was made prosperous thanks to nearby limestone quarrying. After a period of stagnation, Walsall is currently undergoing a new era of urban regeneration. Many former industrial brownfield sites are being replaced with modern houses, flats and offices, which is great news.
If you live or work in Walsall and you have had an accident in the last three years, or you were visiting the town when your accident occurred, you may well want to make a claim for your injuries. Call Accident Advice Helpline today and find out whether you can make your claim and receive cash compensation.
Road traffic accidents in Walsall
Walsall is located in the Black Country, and research has shown that some of the UK’s worst accident blackspots can be found here. The most dangerous junctions in the Black Country include the roundabout between the A4148 Broadway, and Birmingham Road in Walsall. This was reported to be one of the worst accident locations in the area, with ten incidents between 2014 and 2016, one of which was serious. Also of note is the crossroads between the A452 Chester Road and Lazy Hill, which has seen three incidents, one of which was fatal, and one serious.
If you’re a road user – be that as a car driver or passenger, a cyclist or motorbike rider, a pedestrian or using public transport – if you’ve been in an accident and you would like to make a claim following an accident that was not your fault, you should talk to us here at Accident Advice Helpline. We have expert solicitors on our team who can work to build your case, and to ensure you win the compensation you deserve. For more information about making a claim for road traffic accidents in Walsall, call us today.
Whiplash accidents in Walsall
Here at Accident Advice Helpline we have a range of specialist who are experts in particular types of accidents. If you’re considering making a claim for whiplash accidents in Walsall, then you’ve come to the right place.
Many people are put off from trying to make a claim for whiplash, as they feel there is nothing worth pursuing, and they fear they will not be believed. However, at Accident Advice Helpline, we think that if you have a genuine claim to pursue, you should go for it.
Whiplash is a particularly nasty injury, that general comes about after a shunt from the rear while you are in your car. However, it can also result from a sporting injury (for example, in rugby, skiing or racing), from riding on extreme rides (such as rollercoasters), or even after jolting your neck when you trip or fall.
Whiplash occurs when your head is jolted backwards and forwards (or forwards then backwards) sharply, in a whip-like movement. This causes some neck muscles and ligaments to stretch more than they normally would.
If you have suffered whiplash injuries in an accident that was not your fault, and you’re unsure about making a claim, it really can’t hurt having an informal chat with us. Our friendly advisers can take you through your accident and injuries, and advise on what your next step should be. We really don’t think you should suffer in silence, so call us today.
Slips, trips and falls in Walsall
If you’re looking for a personal injury solicitor in Walsall thanks to injuries you’ve received after a slip, trip or fall, you may be feeling a little daft. Take heart! You are not alone. According to the HSE, these sorts of incidents are the biggest cause of injuries in the UK. While most injuries received in such accidents are not serious, some can be. Here at Accident Advice Helpline we’re well aware that even minor injuries can mean time off work to recuperate, and sometimes a loss of income, not to mention the pain caused.
When someone else has caused your injury, you will inevitably be feeling frustrated as well as coping with your pain. From not clearing up a spillage to failing to warn you about the wet floor, from not lighting the path properly to leaving a broken paving slab; when someone else is to blame for your tumble, why should you just grin and bear it?
Hundreds of thousands of people are left injured after slips, trips and falls in the UK every year. While many are just plain and simple bad luck, the occasional one is actually the fault of someone else, and shouldn’t be suffered in silence. If you’re someone who was injured in an accident that was not your fault, talk to us and see what Accident Advice Helpline can do.
Work accident in Walsall
Some of the most frightening accidents we deal with occur at work. You would imagine that most employers take pride in their workforce, and therefore practise excellent health and safety to keep them risk-free when they’re doing their jobs. However, there are many instances where employees are injured thanks to the negligence or carelessness of their employers. This can be where the relevant health and safety guidelines are not being followed, or the proper training has not occurred. We also see many instances of slips, trips and falls at work, as well as machinery or equipment failure.
If you’ve been involved in a work accident in Walsall and you would like to make a claim for injuries received, then please get in touch. We can guide you through the claiming process, and also advise on your rights as relating to employment law. We know that making a claim against your employer sometimes makes you feel as though you’re in a tricky place. We can handle that for you.
For expert advice about claiming for workplace accidents, get in touch today.
No-win, no-fee* from Accident Advice Helpline
Along with a range of experts, our law firm is pleased to offer our clients no-win, no-fee* agreements. This means that you won’t be out of pocket when you make a claim from us. One phone call to Accident Advice Helpline and you can set the ball in motion without worrying about you can finance a claim.
We’re ready to take your call. If you are searching for a personal injury solicitor in Walsall but prefer a law firm that is national and has wide experience in compensation claims, phone us today on 0800 689 0500 from your landline or from a mobile call 0333 500 0993.
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Date Published: 13th March 2013
Author: Clare P
Category: Legal Services
Personal Injury Solicitors in Walsall
Accident Advice Helpline: Walsall
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