Rothes is a town in Speyside, Scotland and home to a number of distilleries (and of course a golf course). Rothes Castle, which has virtually disappeared over the centuries, was built in 1200 by Peter de Pollock and is where Edward I stayed on 29th July 1296. The castle and its lands passed to the Leslie family sometime during the 1390s and they became the Earls of Rothes. Rothes grew as a planned town when the Seafields bought the Earl of Rothes estate and set about building the town which, up until then had been centred on the castle site.
Have You Sustained a Whiplash Injury in Rothes?
If you have, or have had a whiplash injury in Rothes, you may be eligible to make a personal injury compensation claim. However, if you had visited one or two of the distilleries in Rothes and sampled a few glasses of their products and then tripped over a curb, sustaining your whiplash injury in Rothes, you would not be able to make a claim, as the accident would probably have been entirely your fault.
If, however you had been playing a round of golf and been hit on the head by a spliced golf ball, you may be able to make a claim for a whiplash injury in Rothes golf club against the golfer whose ball injured you.
How Do I Make a Claim?
If you are to make a personal injury compensation claim you must prove without a doubt that you were in no way to blame for the accident in which you sustained your injuries. You should also demonstrate that another person can be held responsible for it. It goes without saying perhaps, but you should also have received medical attention for your injury as your medical report will be required to assess the amount of compensation that you could be awarded.
You will, of course, need to be represented by a personal injuries lawyer and he or she should be an expert in handling claims for clients who have had the same type of accident as you have had. For example, if you fell over a piece of broken paving in the street, you would need to hire a lawyer who is a specialist in dealing with claims for injuries arising from accidents in public places rather than one who deals mainly with road traffic accidents. If you experience difficulties in locating a suitable personal injury lawyer, call us at Accident Advice Helpline.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you need any information or legal advice about your potential personal injury compensation claim, whatever it is, call us at Accident Advice Helpline on one of our freephone numbers whenever you can, as our lines are permanently open. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. For legal advice from the claims’ experts, why not call now?
Date Published: 25th July 2014