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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

    Au pair accident advice

    Going to the right place for au pair accident advice is essential. Working as an au pair does bring with it a certain number of hazards. You will be asked to carry out a variety of tasks around the home with a strong mix of household chores and childcare. There are always trip hazards in any home and at the end of the day it is your employer’s responsibility to make sure that your working environment is as safe as it can be at all times. If they have forgotten something that has created a hazard and you end up being injured as a result, you may be in a position to make a claim for financial compensation.

    What should I do?

    Why not start by making a phone call that is not going to cost you a penny? The 24-hour helpline operated by Accident Advice Helpline is free to call and at the end of that call your life could have improved dramatically. Speak to one of our advisors and give them all the details of your injury and accident, and we will work out if you have the grounds to make a personal injury claim. As we are a specialist personal injury law firm, we have the skills and experience that you need on your side in order to make a successful claim.

    When your employers hired you, they should have made sure that they had liability insurance in place. This is the insurance that will cover you if anything should happen that has a detrimental effect on your health and well-being while you are carrying out your duties. Any claim that you make will be made against this insurance rather than your employers personally, so they should not be left out of pocket.

    Do I really need compensation?

    If you have been working as an au pair, the chances are you are living in at your employer’s home. If you have been hurt and are unable to work, they may not be providing you with accommodation any more, meaning that you will have additional costs to find while you are recovering. Financial compensation will give you the opportunity to recover with less worry on your mind. Accident Advice Helpline advisors will be able to talk you through the issues that are relevant to your situation when you make that initial call, so that you have a better idea of where you stand.

    The good news is that you will not need to worry about the cost of legal fees. No win, no fee is a vital part of our service. We believe that you should not have to pay to take legal action if the incident that caused the problem was not your fault. When you seek au pair accident advice, you are not committing to paying hefty legal bills, so you can simply focus on getting better rather than having to find a lot of money upfront. It makes sense to call Accident Advice Helpline sooner rather than later – we do not want you to spend any longer than necessary struggling to manage financially.

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    Date Published: November 16, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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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