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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 Penicuik


    Hill walking on a summer’s day

    On a lovely summer’s day, many of us enjoy getting outside to partake in the bright and happy atmosphere, whether it be for lunch, drinks or a picnic in the park. It’s a great feeling to set out on a sunny day and enjoy what nature has to offer. Hill walking in particular is a very popular activity in the summertime. Many avid walkers head to the hills to enjoy a day of rambling where they can see for miles from the top of impressive munros and mountains.

    People who enjoy hill walking aren’t necessarily experienced which means that accidents can and do occur when on the hills. Due to the amateur level of many hill walkers, some individuals enlist the help, support and guidance of tour guides and walking instructors. This means that walkers can be guided by a professional so that they are less likely to experience an accident. However, on not so nice days, tour guides have been known to take alternative paths which can incur injuries. In addition to accidents caused by walking guides, sign posts can also be incorrect which means you are misled, or a path may be broken which can cause a slip, trip or fall. However you have endured your accident, Accident Advice Helpline and solicitors in Penicuik should be able to help you. 

    How will solicitors in Penicuik help me?

    When you contact Accident Advice Helpline to discuss the injury you have endured, you are taking the first step in your journey to claiming compensation through our solicitors Penicuik. Firstly, our solicitors in Penicuik will ask for three pieces of compulsory evidence:

    • Proof that your injuries were caused within the past three years
    • Proof that someone else was negligent for the accident and it was in no way your fault
    • Notes that you were seen to by a doctor or medical professional due to your injuries.

    Any additional evidence you can provide our solicitors in Penicuik will certainly help your claim and possibly enable you to receive a higher pay out of compensation. Secondly, we will discuss with you how much you could be entitled to receive and what the next steps will be.

    How do I start the process with Accident Advice Helpline’s solicitors in Penicuik?

    You will need to contact Accident Advice Helpline first. As our lines are always open, you can call 24/7 from your landline on 0800 689 500, or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. One of our helpful, experienced and professional staff members will be happy to match you with our solicitors in Penicuik. Alternatively if you would like one of our staff to contact you, simply text ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010 and your call will be returned in due course.

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    To find out more about the walking related accident that we can help you receive compensation for, you can also check out details on our website through our many articles that are provided for free. In addition, our website also has a handy 30 second compensation calculator which will establish how much you may be entitled to claim.

    Date Published: 8th October 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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