Carrutherstown is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, surrounded by countryside, and so it is extremely unlikely that there is a firm of solicitors in Carrutherstown in the village. If you have had an accident and can prove that it was not your fault, you may be considering making a personal injury compensation claim. However, if there are no solicitors in Carrutherstown, you may be wondering how you can set about doing this.
If you believe that you have any type of personal injury compensation claim to make, call us at Accident Advice Helpline for expert legal advice. We are a law firm that specialises in helping people with personal injury claims, and we work in partnership with a team of expert personal injury solicitors, based all over the British Isles, all of whom work on a no-win, no-fee basis. Wherever you live, if you need help to make your injury claim, call us at any time of day or night on one of the freephone numbers which are given below.
Solicitors in Carrutherstown could help you
If there were any solicitors in Carrutherstown, they could help build a case to prove that you were not responsible for the accident in which you sustained your injuries. In order to make a successful claim, you have to prove absolutely that the accident was no fault of yours. If the accident occurred within the British Isles, you would normally have three years from its date to file a claim for injuries. However, some types of accident and injury have a shorter limitation period, so you should find out how long you have to file your claim by calling us at Accident Advice Helpline.
Solicitors in Carrutherstown, or elsewhere can also help you file a claim if you have been diagnosed (within the last three years) of an illness which you, together with them, could prove was contracted because of another person’s negligence. You have three years from the first time you were diagnosed with the illness to make your claim.
Accidents and injuries: 2 years limitation period
If you were injured in an accident that was no fault of yours at sea, in the air aboard an aircraft, or at almost any airport in the world, you only have two years to make a claim, as such accidents are governed by international conventions.
If you were injured while a crime was in progress, you also only have two years in which to make a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you need expert legal advice and help to start the claims’ process, call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time. From a landline, call free on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile (charges may vary). Why not call us now to find out exactly how we may be able to help you?
Date Published: 10th May 2014