Pensford is a village in the Chew Valley in Somerset and is a Conservation Area. In the 14th and 15th centuries, little Pensford was a very important market town in Somerset because of the wool and textile trade. When that industry fell into decline, iron mills were founded, but were superseded when Pubelow Mill opened in the latter part of the 17th century, and then the major industry in the village was that of producing items made from copper and brass. Although coal had been mined in the area around Pensford for centuries (surface mining) the first shaft was not sunk at Pensford colliery until 1911. Today agriculture is the dominant industry in the area. The St. Thomas à Becket Church is now on an island in the River Chew. Its tower dates back to the 14th century but it is now a private dwelling.
Have you had a whiplash injury in Pensford?
You don’t have to be involved in a car accident to have a whiplash injury in Pensford. You can get a whiplash injury in Pensford or elsewhere in any type of accident which makes your head move violently in two opposite directions. If you suffer a blow to the head, or are felled by an impact to your lower body, you could have a whiplash injury in Pensford or elsewhere.
If you got your whiplash injury in Pensford and can prove that the accident in which you sustained it was not your fault, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim. To find out if you have reasonable grounds on which to base a claim for any injury or illness you should call us at Accident Advice Helpline on one of the freephone numbers below.
You can claim compensation for an illness
Did you realise that you are entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim for an illness if you can prove that you contracted it because of another person’s negligence? This means that if, for example you develop an occupational disease or a work-related illness, you may be able to make a claim if you and your personal injury lawyer can prove that it was caused by negligence on the part of your employer.
Another example of an illness which might have been caused by another person’s negligence is food poisoning after eating out. You would need to prove that the negligence of the catering staff had caused you illness and you would have to have had medical treatment in order to make a claim.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you think that you have a personal injury compensation claim to make, call us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time. You can call us for expert legal advice and information about your potential claim on our freephone numbers. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Why not call now for help and advice regarding your potential claim?
Date Published: 10th July 2014