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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

    Why are some people frightened to file for accident compensation?


    Some people may be frightened to file for accident compensation for a number of reasons. As a law firm with years of experience in all areas of personal injury compensation including accidents at work, we at Accident Advice Helpline understand many of the concerns you might have about making a claim for compensation. With this article, you will find that there is nothing to fear when making a claim for compensation.

    Facing a defendant in court

    For some people, the stress of making a court appearance is the main reason why they do not want to pursue a claim for compensation. This is particularly true in the cases of work-related injuries, where an injured party does not want to face their current or previous employer in court in fear of the ramifications it might have on their career.

    Stigma of making a claim for compensation

    For some people, there may be a stigma attached to making a claim for compensation in that is inappropriate to seek financial remuneration for serious injuries suffered, or as some might label it, “seeing only the £ signs.” This couldn’t be further from the truth. Suffering an accident can place you and your family under an undue financial burden as the result of medical bills or lost working time, compounding the injustice of the pain and suffering you’ve already felt. Compensation can go some way towards redressing this financial imbalance that occurs as the result of an accident.

    Not wanting to make a fuss

    Some people may believe that their injuries were not serious enough to warrant a claim for compensation. However, the true extent of your injuries may not be immediately apparent and it can be the case that your injuries worsen over time, affecting your ability to work and enjoy your free time.

    Making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline

    If you’ve been injured as the result of an accident in your workplace and it wasn’t your fault, you shouldn’t be afraid come forward with a claim for compensation. With Accident Advice Helpline, our expert legal team works in conjunction with our friendly, professional and highly trained advisors in order to ensure that claim process remains as straightforward and as efficient as possible. The majority of claims are settled outside court, removing the stressful experience of making a court appearance. So give us a call today on 0800 689 0500.

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    Date Published: April 27, 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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