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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

    Injury claim jargon buster: Lien


    Legal jargon can make the compensation claims process for accidents at work time-consuming and confusing, but thankfully, Accident Advice Helpline is here to alleviate any stress.

    If you’ve been injured at work and you were not to blame, call now for expert advice about making a work accident claim.

    Busting through the jargon: What does lien mean?

    If you’re claiming work injury compensation, you will probably come across a number of legal terms, many of which may be unfamiliar.

    The term ‘lien’ comes from the French word for a tie or knot , and it legal terms means a claim on a person’s property, which comes about as a result of an unpaid or outstanding debt.

    In a real-life situation, it could be said that there is a lien on a household as a result of an unpaid loan, for example.

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    Making the compensation claims process easier

    If you’ve battled the stress of taking time off work, worried about losing your job, or faced the prospect of being unable to pay bills as a result of lost earnings, the last thing you want is to be panicking about deciphering legal documents and getting involved in a potentially lengthy and stressful trial.

    By using Accident Advice Helpline, you can achieve the same successful outcome with minimal hassle, as expert personal injury lawyers will do all the hard work for you.

    Accident Advice Helpline was set up in 2000 with the goal of providing consumers with a simple, reliable and dependable service, which enables them to claim the compensation they deserve.

    Our law firm has expertise in a wide range of claims, from travel accident compensation and industrial illness claims, to road traffic accident compensation, and we operate a strict no-win no-fee* policy.

    The advantages of claiming compensation

    Work accident compensation is a financial payout, which is most commonly provided to those who suffer work-related illness or injuries as a result of their employer’s negligence.

    Compensation is not just handed out to anyone; it is reserved for those who truly need and deserve it and it can make a significant difference to the lives of people who have had to give up work, take long-term sick leave and cope with the impact of serious illnesses and injuries.

    Compensation can be put towards covering lost earnings, helping out with bills or medical or rehabilitation costs.

    Call us today on 0800 689 0500 for more information.

    Date Published: March 2, 2015

    Author: Accident Advice

    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.