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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

    Can I claim for an accident as a gardener?


    If you had an accident whilst working as a gardener, you may be able to claim financial compensation for your injuries. If your gardening accident was caused by a third party, happened in the last three years and meant that you had to see a doctor, you may be able entitled to financial compensation. You can start a claim by calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 or you can check how much your claim could be worth by using our free 30-second online claim calculator.

    Who caused your accident?

    Your accident as a gardener may have been caused by faulty gardening equipment, a dangerous site, other gardeners, your employer, or other people. Working outdoors to transform or upkeep gardens can be very satisfying work. You may have been working for a long time without any incidents occurring, either to you or to your colleagues. When your accident did happen, it may have been the result of your employer’s negligence; the site you are working on may have been left unsafe or your equipment inexpertly handled by others. Your employer is legally bound to safeguard your health and safety, meaning any incident that occurred as a result of a lapse in this care could mean you can claim financial compensation. Other people could also be liable to pay your claim, if they caused your accident.

    How can Accident Advice Helpline help?

    Accident Advice Helpline was established in 2000 to help people who have sustained personal injuries, through accidents that were not caused by themselves. We help thousands of people every year to make claims that they may not otherwise be able to afford. Our expert personal injury lawyers work on a no-win, no-fee* basis.

    How much could I claim?

    The amount you could claim for your accident as a gardener depends on what the effects of the accident were, which includes the aftermath. When you call Accident Advice Helpline, one of our friendly, highly trained advisors will be able to tell you what your claim could be worth. They will go through the details of your accident to establish whether it led to a partial loss of earnings, any medical fees, or if the accident had a psychological impact on you. If we think you have a case, you will be referred to one of our expert personal injury lawyers.

    Date Published: May 18, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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