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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 a falling branch accident?


    If you have been injured by a falling branch, you could well want to ask the question, ‘can I claim for a falling branch accident?’

    Who can help answer this question?

    The people who can answer that question are those at a law firm that deals with personal injury claims. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have assisted thousands of people with their personal injury claims since we were founded in the year 2000. We have the expertise to determine if you are eligible to claim for a falling branch accident.

    In order to make a claim, you should not have been the cause of the accident. The claim will be made against the person or body liable. This could be the owner of the land where the tree was standing, whether it is privately owned or owned by the council.

    When you call us to ask whether you can claim for a falling branch accident, one of our highly trained advisers will answer your call. They will discuss the matter with you and you will be able to ask questions about the process of starting a claim.

    Should the adviser decide you have grounds for a claim, the case will be given to one of our personal injury lawyers. We never impose a solution on you. It will be purely your decision whether you are going to make a claim,

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    Accident Advice Helpline lawyers work on no win no fee basis. This means you will not have to pay us anything to start a claim.

    Reasons why you might consider making a claim

    When asking the question, ‘can I claim for a falling branch accident?’, quite obviously there must be a reason why. Aside from the pain and suffering caused by your injury, the accident could have caused you financial problems. This could be because of:

    • earnings lost while taking time off recovering from your injuries;
    • having to meet prescription charges for prescribed medication;
    • the cost of physiotherapy or counselling if you go private;
    • the cost of travel to and from medical appointments or therapy / counselling sessions.

    Keep records of wages lost and any other expenses occurred because of the accident so they can be factored into any claim.

    How much compensation will I be awarded?

    We cannot tell you how much you can expect to receive as compensation should your claim be successful. However, you can get a rough idea by using the 30-second test on our homepage.

    There are time limits for making personal injury claims. Generally they have to be made within three years of the accident that led to the injury. So to find out if you can definitely claim for a falling branch accident, call us at Accident Advice Helpline immediately.

    How you can contact us about a falling branch accident

    If you are ringing on a landline phone, call 0800 689 0500 to speak to an adviser on our free, 24-hour helpline.

    If you are calling on a mobile, dial 0333 500 0993. You can also use your mobile phone to text claim365 to 88010 and one of our advisers will call you.

    Date Published: August 8, 2015

    Author: Lee Tadd

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