Whenever you go shopping in any town across the country it is highly possible you will come across a high street. Featuring all of the stores you need to live a comfortable home life a trip to town is one of the everyday tasks which don’t get given a second thought.
Every trip is always the same apart from one day you may need a solicitor to help you make stress free claims in Moray. High streets look safe enough but on a closer inspection you would be surprised how many hazards there are waiting for an accident to happen.
Hazardous High Streets
The most obvious hazard on a high street is an upturned paving slab. A trip hazard for any pedestrian on the pavement these dangerous slabs could potential result in broken bones. Trip hazards, as pointed out by a solicitor , are an accident which is often not claimed on as it is not a serious accident.
Although trips are not as catastrophic as some vehicle accidents the danger is still there and can be claimed on. The same applies to slip hazards. Slippery patches can be dangerous to anyone of any age and if the area is not marked there could be a serious accident.
Other potential hazards include potholes, broken glass and broken or missing bollards.
High Street Accidents And Stress free claims in Moray
Making stress frees in Moray claim for an accident you were injured in at a public place is a right you have as the accident was not your fault. Depending on where the accident takes place it could be put against various different parties as the responsible party. If you are not sure who that responsible party is your solicitor can find out on your behalf.
In many cases there will be an insurance company for a public place such as public liability insurers so it may be a case that your claim is put against them. whomever the defending party is your solicitor will present all the facts plus any evidence which is available, such as photographs, in order to present your case to the relevant party or judge.
Having an accident on a high street can be humiliating but by making a claim you not only stand up for yourself but you help to prevent it happening again. Accident Advice Helpline have advisers who can help with your claim. Call 0800 689 0500 today.
Date Published: 9th May 2014
Author: David Brown
Category: Location Posts