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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

    Solicitors in Masham


    Masham is a small market town and civil parish within the Harrogate district of the county of North Yorkshire. The town is sited on the western bank of the River Ure, and its name is thought to derive from the Anglo Saxon Maessa’s Ham, which can be translated as meaning the ‘homestead belonging to Maessa’ who may have been a notable settler from Scandinavia.

    Around AD900 the village become the unfortunate focus of Viking attention, with marauders from across the North Sea attacking and laying waste to homes and the church alike. Mercifully, the town managed to recover from the attack, but there was one rather surprisingly long term impact of this Viking invasion. This came from the fact that it was they who introduced sheep farming to the area, which actually became something that Masham was famous for throughout its later history.

    In the modern day, the town does not actually possess a railway station connected to the main British Rail network with the nearest stations being those at Thirsk and Northallerton, both of which lie on the East Coast Mainline. This lack of a station is one of a number of factors which helps to explain why Masham does only have a population of around 1,200. This in turn gives the town a number of other characteristics. For example, it means that there is less chance of accidents and injuries in the town and this means that for solicitors Masham is not likely to see a great number of personal injury compensation claims.

    Solicitors in Masham

    As mentioned above, it is the case that for personal injury solicitors, Masham is not likely to generate many personal injury claims but there are still certain types of incident which could occur in the town to give rise to a claim. These include most notably, road traffic accidents, injuries in the workplace and slips, trips or falls in a public place. This means that you may well one day find yourself in need of solicitors Masham residents. If this does occur therefore, it stands to reason that you will want to know who you can turn to for the very best advice, guidance and assistance in carrying through your claim.

    Who To Turn To If You Need To Claim

    If you do ever feel that you may be entitled to claim personal injury compensation, the best way to try to ensure that your claim will be handled in the best way possible is to trust it to Accident Advice Helpline. Accident Advice Helpline have been dealing with all kinds of personal injury claims for over 13 years and as such have an unmatched level of experience and expertise. To benefit from this expertise you can call either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.

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    Date Published: 1st 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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