No win no fee* in Drewsteignton
Insurers often refer to some accidents that occur as a result of bad weather as an “act of God”. In some such cases, cover providers can refuse to pay out when a claim is made. The same term is used in personal injury law; if a tree falls over and hits you on the head in a violent storm, you won’t have much of a chance of suing anybody for a personal injury pay-out, unless of course you could prove that the person or organisation that was responsible for the tree would have had reason to suspect that it might fall down and should have taken steps to make it safe or cut it down.
Make no mistake though, just because you suffered an injury in an accident that was not your fault that came about because of bad weather, it won’t automatically mean that you won’t be able to make a personal injury claim. On the contrary in fact – if you and a good 100% no win no fee* Drewsteignton solicitor can successfully argue that you were hurt as a result of an individual or company failing in its duty to protect you from the adverse effects of nasty weather, you could be in line for a substantial pay-out that might be worth many, many thousands or pounds.
Bad weather-related accidents and no win no fee* Drewsteignton solicitors
If you’re entering a company’s or an individual’s property or using a service, your safety will be the responsibility of your host. If you suffer an accident as the result of a weather-related accident that was not your fault and you could prove that your host failed to take adequate steps to protect you from your fate, a decent no win no fee* Drewsteignton solicitor may be able to win you a compensation pay-out.
Take transport firms for instance. It can be extremely annoying when services are delayed as a result of poor weather, but consider what would happen if train companies and airlines attempted to carry on as normal without making allowances for the weather. Trains typically slow down in bad weather conditions to avoid derailments and other accidents that could result in passengers being injured in accidents that were not their fault. If they didn’t do this and passengers were hurt in a serious accident, they might have to pay very substantial sums out in personal injury damages, and with good reason.
AAH may be able to help you
If you’ve been injured in a weather-related accident that was not your fault, you should call a top-flight no win no fee* Drewsteignton representation provider such as Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500.
Date Published: 7th February 2014
Author: David Brown