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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

    The time myth: Compensation claims that don’t drag


    There’s an assumption that any legal process drags on; however, with Accident Advice Helpline, you can rest assured that you are in the safest hands and our expert personal injury lawyers will do everything they can to accelerate the process and secure your payout swiftly with minimal stress. If you’ve been injured due to accidents at work or you suffer from work-related illness, employing the services of Accident Advice Helpline could help to ensure a faster outcome.

    Why do some claims take a long time?

    Many personal injury and work accident claims can be resolved quickly and efficiently, but occasionally there are factors or issues, which may slow the process down. Examples include discrepancies about the sum of damages and taking time to gather evidence from relevant parties. Sometimes, there may also be disagreements about the nature or severity of injuries and the potential cause, which have to be resolved using medical advice and expertise, before a case can proceed.

    What to do if you suffer an accident at work

    If you are involved in a work accident or you are injured at work and you are not at fault, it is important to report the incident to your supervisor or manager and seek assistance for your injuries or illness. In order to claim work accident compensation, the incident must have occurred within the last 3 years; in the case of a work-related illness, the illness must have developed within 3 years of an accident or exposure to a hazardous situation or environment.

    To make a successful work injury claim, you must be able to prove that your employer displayed negligence, which was ultimately the cause of an accident and subsequent illness or injuries. Good examples of evidence include medical reports, which detail the development or progression of work-related injuries or illness, eye witness statements and photographs.

    Claiming compensation with Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline was launched in 2000 with the aim of helping people who have suffered illness or injury through no fault of their own to claim compensation in a simple, hassle-free way. The firm has extensive experience in handling work accident claims and is endorsed by leading television consumer rights campaigner, Dame Esther Rantzen. Lawyers work on a no win, no fee** basis and the vast majority of clients do not have to go to court. Call now 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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.