St Fillans is a village in Perth and Kinross, Scotland, situated on the eastern shore of Loch Earn. Originally it was called Port of Lochearn, but this name was changed by Lord Gwydyr to St Fillans in 1817. St Fillan is the name of perhaps two Scottish saints of Irish origin, with the feast of this saint being held on 20th June. There’s a cave said to be once used by St Fillan (it’s called St Fillan’s cave) in Pittenweem in Fife, with a well and a spring in it. If you visit St Fillans, you might want to climb to the Pictish fort on Dundurn, which is believed to date back to the 6th century AD. However, be careful not to tumble down the hill, as you wouldn’t want to have a whiplash injury in St Fillans.
Have you had a whiplash injury in St Fillans?
If you have had (or, indeed still have) a whiplash injury in St Fillans, you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim for it. However, in order to make a claim, you must be able to prove that the accident in which you sustained your whiplash injury in St Fillans was not your fault. If you tumbled down a hill, you probably wouldn’t be able to prove this, unless of course you fell over a wild rabbit; but you can’t sue an animal for being in your way; you should have been more careful. The other point is that you have to be able to prove that the accident in which you got your whiplash injury in St Fillans was the fault of another person.
You should also have received immediate medical attention for any injuries sustained in the accident, as your medical report will be required to calculate the extent of your injuries and how much compensation you might get for the pain, distress and suffering caused.
How long do I have to file a claim for my injuries?
If you were injured in an accident in the UK you usually have three years from the date of the accident to file a personal injury compensation claim. There are exceptions to this rule though, as for some accident and injuries you only have months (not years) in which to file a claim. In order to ascertain how long you have to file your potential personal injury compensation claim, call us at Accident Advice Helpline now.
Accident Advice Helpline
You can call us at Accident Advice Helpline day or night, every day of the year including on Bank Holidays, for expert legal advice and information regarding your potential personal injury compensation claim. Call us on one of these freephone numbers: 0800 689 0500 is the number to ring from a landline and 0333 500 0993 is the one to call from a mobile. Why not give us a ring now and discover how we may be able to help you?