Ross on Wye is a small market town in Herefordshire, in the Wye Valley, situated close to the Wales-England border. It is known as the ‘Gateway to the Wye Valley’ and is an excellent place to use as a base for exploring it. Not only is it in the Wye Valley, but it is also close to the Royal Forest of Dean. It has been a tourist haven since the 18th century, when it began to be dangerous on the continent as countries were at war, and the French Revolution was in full swing.
Later came the Napoleonic Wars which meant that British aristocrats and the upper-middle class could no longer go on the Grand Tour of Europe, and so the Wye Tour began. The Wye Valley is stunningly beautiful at any time of year, and of course, there are lots of water sports to do on the river, such as kayaking, canoeing and white water rafting. It would be a shame if a whiplash injury in Ross on Wye spoilt your holiday.
Had a Whiplash Injury in Ross on Wye?
If you have been on the River Wye, you may have fallen off your raft and had a bang on the head, which could have resulted in a whiplash injury in Ross on Wye, even if you were wearing a protective helmet; that probably saved you from having a more serious injury. If you are nursing a whiplash injury in Ross on Wye and feeling under the weather, you could be thinking about whether or not you can make a claim for your injury.
In order to make a personal injury compensation claim for a whiplash injury in Ross on Wye, or one elsewhere, you need to be able to demonstrate without room for doubt, that you were not to blame for the accident in which you sustained your injury. You also have to be able to prove that another person was responsible for the accident, as you must have someone to make a claim against. A personal injury lawyer can assist you to build a case to prove that your accident was the fault of someone else.
To make a claim you must also have had medical treatment for your injury as soon as practicable after the accident took place. You will need to produce a medical report if you are to make a personal injury compensation claim. Apart from that, seemingly minor injuries can become much worse if they are not treated immediately.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you need information, expert legal advice and help to file any potential personal injury compensation claim, call us at Accident Advice Helpline. You can do this at any time, day or night, any day of the year including on Bank Holidays, as our freephone lines are always open. The numbers to ring are 0800 689 0500 for landline calls, or, from a mobile, 0333 500 0993. Why not call us now for expert legal advice about your potential personal injury compensation claim?
Date Published: 25th July 2014