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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 Rochford

    About Rochford and making compensation claims

    Rochford is a town and district within the ceremonial county of Essex, in the south and east of England. The town is situated about 43 miles (69 km) from Central London and approximately 21 miles (34 km) from the Essex county town, Chelmsford.

    The history behind the name ‘Rochford’

    Rochford’s name comes from the Old English word Rochefort which can be translated as meaning ‘Ford of the Hunting Dogs’ and does not in fact derive from the settlement being the location of a fording point over the River Roach.

    In fact, at the time that the town is thought to have been established, the River in the region was called the Walfleet and only gained the moniker ‘Roach’ as a back formation, whereby people assumed that the town was named for River and began referring to the river in kind.

    This probably seems like a rather complex and confusing issue. But that is also what a lot of people think about personal injury compensation and the role of solicitors Rochford residents.

    Fortunately however, the remainder of this article will clear this up by letting you know when and why you may need solicitors in Rochford, how long you may have to make a claim, and who can be trusted to handle your claim.

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    When and why you might need compensation solicitors in Rochford

    It is with the handling of personal injury claims that you would require the assistance of personal injury solicitors Rochford residents, so you must first understand when the entitlement to make this sort of claim actually exists.

    According to the UK legal system, this is when somebody has been injured and it was definitively the fault of another party, with the compensation award being aimed at providing financial recompense for the physical, emotional and or financial difficulties that the victim has endured.

    How long do you have to claim?

    For many types of claim, the victim of an injury must begin claims proceedings within three years of the incident in question.

    After this time has passed however then their ability to claim also elapses.

    This is not always applied however, to cases which deal with an injury suffered by a minor, or to claims in regards to industrial diseases like asbestos poisoning.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    If you would like your claim to be handled by the best possible personal injury specialists, then you will want to give Accident Advice Helpline a call on either 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0992 on your mobile.

    They are a personal injury firm with a team of highly experienced and dedicated solicitors who will do their utmost to get you the compensation that you deserve on a no win no fee basis.

    So call the team today for all of your compensation questions and needs.

    Date Published: 31st May 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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