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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Solicitors in Bishop Auckland

    Bishop Auckland in County Durham was a coal-mining centre during the Industrial Revolution, although now, of course, this industry has declined in importance in all areas of the UK. The bishops of Durham almost had autonomy over the county, which operated more or less as a state-within-a-state. However the power of the bishops waned and their temporal powers were removed after the death of Bishop William Van Mildert in 1836. There are probably solicitors in Bishop Auckland, but there may not be an expert in their offices who can deal with your particular personal injury compensation claim. If that is the case, call us at Accident Advice Helpline now for expert legal advice and help. There are two freephone numbers for you to call at any time, below.

    Why seek solicitors in Bishop Auckland?

    You may need the services of solicitors in Bishop Auckland if you have been injured in an accident, and you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim if you can prove it was not your fault. You will need the services of solicitors in Bishop Auckland, or ones based elsewhere, to help you prove that you were in no way to blame.

    You may have been diagnosed with an illness which you can prove was the result of another person’s negligence. You would be able to make a personal injury compensation claim for such an illness if you had the support of a firm of solicitors in Bishop Auckland, or one based close to where you live.

    Case of food poisoning

    A family from Bishop Auckland had a very unpleasant experience while on holiday in Egypt in 2011. They had food poisoning and one member of the family had to have hospital treatment and fly home early. The family had booked their package holiday through a UK tour operator, so were entitled to file a personal injury compensation claim against that operator for the pain, distress and suffering caused by their illnesses, as well as for a ruined holiday, one suspects. Early in 2014, the family received a five-figure sum in compensation for their unpleasant experience although one member of the family is still waiting for her claim to be settled.

    You may be entitled to claim for food poisoning while on holiday abroad if you booked a package holiday through a UK tour operator and you were ill because of the food you have eaten at the hotel you were staying in.

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    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you need help and expert legal advice about your potential personal injury compensation claim, don’t hesitate to call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time on our freephone number. Call 0800 689 0500 (and call this number from a landline too), or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone (mobile calls will be charged). Why not pick up the phone and call now? The lines will be open.


    Date Published: 12th April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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