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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Whiplash Injury in Saltcoats

    A whiplash injury in Saltcoats could mean a compensation claim for you

    Saltcoats is a town on the west coast of Ayrshire in Scotland. If you live there and are trying to eat a healthier diet, you might wish to add redcurrants to your shopping list as they are rich in vitamin C, iron and potassium. Strangely enough, when redcurrants first appeared in written form it was in the 15th century and they were described as herbs. We now know that they are a member of the gooseberry family, however, back then they were not seen as a food.

    Get your berries here

    By 1629 though, the apothecary to King James I wrote that redcurrants were usually eaten fresh in summer or made into preserves in the winter. By the 19th century, a horticulturist advised how to keep redcurrants stored for years in corked bottles. He suggested that if they were gathered perfectly dry and stored away from air in a dry environment, packed into a bottle and corked and then stored in a chest, that they would keep for a long time.

    When planted, redcurrants provide beautiful clumps pf ripe fruit which makes wonderful jellies and juices. They also make tasty flavouring to accompany dishes such as lamb or game. You may wish to think about buying some plants as they are really easy to grow. They grow best where they can get a bit of sunlight to sweeten the berries but they will grow in most places.

    The problem when growing redcurrants is hungry birds, they love the berries and so you need to cover your plants with a fruit cage or you can forget your crops as the birds will devour them.

    If you decide that you don’t wish to grow them yourself and you want to shop for them only buy berries that are plump and firm with a solid colour shiny skin. Make sure you don’t end up with cracks or brown spots on your berries.

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    Let’s hope then that while you are on your way to the shops that you aren’t the victim of another person’s irresponsible driving and you end up with personal injuries. If this does happen and you get whiplash as a consequence of your car accident, you may be able to claim compensation for a whiplash injury in Saltcoats. You should telephone Accident Advice Helpline to find out more.

    A ‘no win, no fee*’ basis

    Most claims can be processed by telephone and you will always speak to a trained adviser who will guide you through a 30 second test to establish whether you might have a claim for a whiplash injury in Saltcoats. If you do, it will be on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis.

    Take action now and find out more about claiming compensation for a whiplash injury in Saltcoats by telephoning Accident Advice Helpline. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The number is 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 27th July 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.