Aberdeenshire is a council area in Scotland, but surprisingly it does not include the city of Aberdeen. It covers quite a large area to the west of the country, and has a population of just over 250,000 people. While some of the area is by its very nature rural, there are more built-up parts of the area as well. Yet in any case, there are occasionally road traffic accidents in Aberdeenshire that happen for all manner of reasons.
There are many stunning sights and locations within Aberdeenshire, including Balmoral Castle, Bennachie, the Cairngorms National Park and Lochnagar. Many tourists are drawn to the area and it is not hard to see why.
Reasons why accidents may potentially happen
Both locals and visitors might have a chance of being involved in road traffic accidents in Aberdeenshire if they are not as attentive as they should be. Of course, some people have been hurt in accidents of this nature even when they were not to blame for causing them.
If you are one of these people, it makes sense to ensure you have a chance to claim compensation if someone else caused your injuries to occur. For instance, someone might have turned across in front of you, or perhaps they were driving in the middle of the road and refused to move over, striking you in the process. They may even have been speeding.
How much compensation might be paid to you?
If your claim was successful, the amount of compensation that would be due to be paid to you would depend largely on how many injuries you suffered and how bad they were. You may find your injuries will resolve themselves completely, or on the other hand you could be left with permanent damage.
Accident Advice Helpline can provide some advice on such matters if you call us free now on 0800 689 0500. You have a three-year period during which you should make a no win, no fee claim if you were in one of the rare road traffic accidents in Aberdeenshire. Yet the sooner you call, the easier it will be to recall everything and possibly to get witness statements as well. Make sure you avail yourself of our service today – you may look back in months to come and be very glad you decided to do this following the accident you had there.
Date Published: 8th September 2014
Author: David Brown