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Helen Beaumont

About Helen Beaumont

I am Head of Personal Injury here at Truth Legal solicitors. With over 20 years specialist experience in personal injury claims, I can help you get the compensation you deserve. Contact me today!

Can a Pedestrian Claim Compensation If They Have Misjudged Crossing the Road?

Crossing any road which carries traffic involves taking some kind of risk. And without taking proper care, or by misjudging matters, there are times when you might get it wrong. An approaching car might be going faster than you thought, for example, or another vehicle could suddenly appear from a [...]

By |2020-08-24T11:02:12+01:00August 24th, 2020|Accident Claims|

Are Pedestrians Always In the Right if Injured in an Accident on a Pedestrian Crossing?

It can be tempting to think that pedestrian crossings provide more protection than they actually do. They allow safe passage across even the busiest of roads, yet there is nothing physical holding the traffic back. Instead, the power of the pedestrian crossings comes from road users – from drivers and [...]

By |2020-08-24T11:20:23+01:00August 6th, 2020|Accident Claims|

Injuries Upon Injuries: What Happens When A Personal Injury ‘Replaces’ An Earlier One?

Sometimes, a victim of an accident can be unlucky enough to be injured again, whilst their injuries from the original accident are still ongoing. This can complicate matters if there is already a personal injury compensation claim for the first accident, but, in most cases, it is resolved by trying [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:58:23+01:00June 17th, 2020|Road Traffic Accidents|

How Do Courts Determine Split Responsibility Between A Pedestrian And A Driver?

Road traffic accidents can sometimes involve complicated circumstances, with each party blaming others for causing it. These arguments are less common in pedestrian accident claims – where a pedestrian has been injured by another road-user – but disputes over responsibility can still occur. This happened in the case of Eagle [...]

By |2020-06-17T16:57:13+01:00June 14th, 2020|Road Traffic Accidents|

Press Release: Truth Legal Helps Harrogate Peace Campaigner Win Compensation

*Press Release - June 2019* A HARROGATE woman is now successfully rebuilding her life after winning her compensation fight for injuries sustained while being part of a peace demonstration at Menwith Hill. The legal victory marked the end of a long-running ordeal for 71-year-old Barbara Penny, who alleged an employee [...]

By |2019-06-17T10:30:43+01:00June 11th, 2019|In The Press|

What To Do When You’ve Just Had A Car Accident

First of all, make sure everyone is ok and safe. Ensuring everyone is safe and well is the first priority after an accident. Call an ambulance if you are at all unsure about anyone’s wellbeing. Secondly, stay calm. Road traffic accidents happen all the time and, more importantly, they are [...]

By |2018-09-11T14:42:22+01:00September 10th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Sports Personal Injury Compensation Claims – Can I Claim? Should I Claim?

As can be seen, the title of this article asks two questions (which all you wise readers of Truth Legal blogs will have spotted straightaway!). Compensation claims of all types are being made every day: road traffic accident claims, accident at work claims and tripping and slipping accident claims. There [...]

By |2018-08-31T16:24:16+01:00August 31st, 2018|Personal Injury|

Top 10 Tips for Safe Motorbike Riding in the Summer Months

No matter what age you are, if you are reading this blog, you have probably heard that song by a band called Mungo Jerry, ‘In the Summertime’, which was a hit back in 1970. Most people know the lyrics, certainly the verse that bestows the virtues of summer time driving: [...]

By |2018-08-20T10:57:43+01:00August 10th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Why do Some Motorists Seem to Hate Cyclists?

If you type the title of this article into Google, the first thing that is likely to appear near the top of the page, is a line of YouTube videos, with titles such as “This is Why People Hate Cyclists” and “Idiot on a Bike”, amongst other, similarly ‘complimentary’ themes. [...]

By |2018-07-17T16:32:10+01:00July 17th, 2018|Personal Injury|

Has your work damaged your hearing? Noise-Induced Hearing Loss claims

None of us go to work expecting to be injured – but, just as many of those workers who were exposed to asbestos at work are now suffering dreadful health consequences, often years later, other workers who were exposed to high levels of noise at work may find that they [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:59:14+01:00September 4th, 2017|Personal Injury|
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