Many people choose to visit Stoke-on-Trent due to its numerous attractions, which range from its beautiful award winning gardens to its historical railways. Other people choose to live in Stoke-on-Trent because of its excellent public health record, with many of its residents living much longer than the national average.
In Stoke-on-Trent an accident or injury could happen
Despite the attractive nature of the area, accidents can happen in Stoke-on-trent. An accident or injury could mean that you are out of commission for a long period of time, leaving you unable to carry out your usual day to day activities. If you have had an accident that has left you with reduced mobility or experiencing pain and discomfort you may be able to recover some compensation.
Accident Advice Helpline can help
Accident Advice Helpline is able to provide the victims of accidents and injuries with the support they need. As a law firm with over a decade of experience, they are able to offer a professional and supportive service to those who have been injured through no fault of their own.
Choosing to make a claim for compensation can be a daunting process. Accident Advice Helpline is able to reassure the victims of accidents from the start. A simple 30-second test is available on their website. This test is able to show you if you are eligible to make a claim, it can also show you how much you may be entitled to.
Accidents and injuries are all different, how can they be prevented
In Stoke-on-Trent accidents and injuries account for 2.2% of the mortality rate, according to NHS statistics. Whether you are visiting the area or are a resident, it is important to be aware of the possible dangers you may encounter.
With the busy network of roads in Stoke-on-Trent an accident or injury may occur whilst driving. With many busy A roads linking to the M6, a wide range of road traffic accidents are likely. Common injuries include whiplash and broken bones as well as emotional distress. Making sure you wear a seat belt and are well rested for any long journeys may be able to reduce the damage caused by an accident. As long as the RTA was not your fault, Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help you initiate a compensation claim.
Trips slips and falls are very common accidents in Stoke-on-Trent and the rest of the UK. Broken bones, head and back injuries and torn ligaments can all be very painful. It is very easy to blame yourself for a trip or a slip, but often accidents like these are preventable. Look for potential hazards, such as uneven paving slabs or trailing wires in shops to reduce the risk of an accident.
If you have been unlucky enough to suffer from any form of accident in Stoke-on-Trent, contact Accident Advice Helpline today on their 24/7 freephone helpline for a no-obligation discussion. Call free on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.
Date Published: 28th June 2014
Author: Jan Newell