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    Can I claim for a back injury?


    Back injuries can lead to lifelong pain and mobility limitations, in the worst cases even paralysis. Poor safety procedures in the work place leading to dangerous lifting or repetitive tasks can inflict serious injury or debilitating degenerative conditions. By contacting a personal injury law firm, such as Accident Advice Helpline, it is simple to claim for a back injury.

    The back is a complex mixture of muscles, tendons and ligaments involved in nearly every movement we make; be it twisting, lifting or simply providing support and balance. As such, even a minor sprain can cause excruciating pain and require prolonged periods to fully heal. The impact to your earnings and the costs of medical care can be a huge concern; as such a claim for a back injury can help to ease your worries and let you focus on recovery.

    Types of back injury

    Back injuries can be caused in numerous ways such as heavy lifting, repetitive actions or impacts. As an injury group back injuries are most commonly associated with the workplace as it is rare for heavy lifting or repetitive actions to be required in other roles.

    Injuries from such work can be degenerative conditions caused by repeated actions leading to lifelong pain and mobility limitations. Alternatively sprains, trapped nerves, slipped discs and muscular damage can all be caused by a single act of heavy lifting. As your employer should have proper safety procedures to prevent such accidents, you can make a claim for a back injury in such cases.

    The worst form of back injury, but also the least common, is that caused by sudden impacts. Resulting from severe accidents such as car crashes, such injuries have the potential to break the spine. In these cases healing can often takes years to complete and in some cases paralysis can occur leading to permanent life changes. The friendly advisers at Accident Advice Helpline are here to help you claim for a back injury to ensure financial security when faced with such life-altering injuries.

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    How to claim for a back injury

    Accident Advice Helpline’s simple 30-second test can quickly evaluate the eligibility of your claim for a back injury in a phone call. If you have a valid claim we can then connect you to a specialist solicitor experienced in dealing with back injury claims to ensure that the process is dealt with efficiently with minimal effects on your life.

    Whether your back injury was the result of lifting boxes, working in an uncomfortable position or a violent accident, these life-altering outcomes often need professional medical attention and leave you with limited mobility for several weeks or your entire lifetime.

    Whatever the cause, if another party is at fault through poor safety procedures, unreasonable requests or criminal acts, Accident Advice Helpline will be able to help you claim for a back injury today, ensuring you can ease financial worries and focus on recovering from your accident.

    Date Published: November 3, 2013

    Author: David Brown

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