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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Solicitor in Burscough


    You’ve had a car accident which has come as a bit of a shock – you never thought it would happen to you! Now you’ve got the unenviable task of finding a personal injury solicitor in Burscough and starting a claim for compensation. This does not have to be a chore – you can get it over and done with very simply!

    Just pick up the phone and call Accident Advice Helpline. Explain that you have had a car accident and that you want to find a personal injury solicitor in Burscough.

    They will do all the hard work for you – including finding exactly the right personal injury solicitor in Burscough for your needs.

    Have a think back to the moments before your accidents happened – can you recall exactly what the other was doing that caused the accident. Here are some examples of the causes of accidents that other claimants looking for a personal injury solicitor in Burscough have described.

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    Some people have been injured in accidents that were caused by drivers who:

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    • Were driving too fast for the weather conditions – this means that they were not able to stop when they reached a hazard in the road ahead – that hazard may have been your vehicle. They may have even completely lost control of their vehicle at the time that it collided with yours.
    • Were driving too fast for the traffic and road conditions – this means that they may have been exceeding a speed limit as well. Speed limits are set up where it is not appropriate to drive over a certain speed because of the high possibility of causing an accident. Schools are a typical example – the roads around schools often have a speed limit of 20 mph because there are a lot of children in the area. Children are classed as vulnerable road users as they cannot judge the speed of an on-coming vehicle and are not road-aware enough to cross safely.
    • Were pulling out of a junction without looking properly – this is a particular hazard for cyclists and motorcyclists who have very little in the way of physical protection around them. Pulling out of a junction requires great care and attention and keen observation. You have to be able to see any vehicles that are approaching and then judge their speed and distance accurately in order to make a judgment about pulling out.
    • Were under the influence of drugs, alcohol or were unwell in some way. It is the driver’s responsibility to make sure that they are in a physical state that allows them to drive a car safely. Alcohol, drugs and ill health can impair judgement and slow reaction times making the chances of an accident much greater.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 21st 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 with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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