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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

    Top 3 injuries when using a nail gun


    Have you been injured whilst using a nail gun? If so, and the accident wasn’t your fault, there is a big chance you could be able to take legal action. Accidents with nail guns at work can occur when those responsible for your safety have failed to take safety precautions, or have handed you tools that are not fit for use. Taking action against your employer doesn’t need to mean losing your job – in fact, your employer is not legally permitted to terminate your employment for making a work-related claim. Furthermore, anything paid out to you will come from indemnity insurance, so you won’t be putting them out of business by claiming compensation.

    Common injuries when using a nail gun

    Three of the most common injuries sustained when using a nail gun include the tendons and soft tissue being damaged, puncture wounds and septic arthritis. Infection and nerve damage can also occur. Many people have been hospitalised after using nail guns and been forced to take time off work. Being away from work can be very stressful and expensive. The compensation we can help you get after an accident with a nail gun that wasn’t your fault can help you recover lost earnings as well as medical costs and more.

    We work on a no-win, no-fee* basis. Furthermore, you don’t need any money to start a claim with us. These two facts should take much of the financial worry away from making a claim. You can count on us to work with you to collect as much valuable evidence as we need. Please don’t throw away or delete anything related to your accident as it could prove to be exactly what we need to make your claim successful. This means keeping hold of any injury photographs, accident reports, medical reports and medical receipts as these could prove essential. You will need to have seen a medical professional after your accident, and you may also be required to undergo an additional healthcare assessment.

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    At Accident Advice Helpline, we have vast experience when it comes to helping people get compensation following accidents with defective work equipment. It’s best to act now if you do need to make a claim as you will only have three years from the date of the accident. Call 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) to find out more about claiming after being hurt using a nail gun.

    Date Published: May 2, 2017

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    Author: Accident Advice

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