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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

    Category : Crush injury claim

    Compensation for deadly crush injuries

    When you lose a loved one in a workplace accident, claiming personal injury compensation isn’t going to be the first thing on your mind. As well as mourning the loss of a husband, wife or partner, you may find yourself struggling financially, and with household bills mounting, it can be a stressful, emotional time. Hundreds….

    Making a crush injury compensation claim

    Crush injuries can range from relatively minor to fatal, but even those which initially seem minor can actually be incredibly debilitating. The bones of the foot, for example, are extremely delicate and any object falling on them can cause life-long disability. Professions in which crush injuries are common Some workers are more likely to sustain a….

    Compensation for a forklift crush injury

    The use of forklift trucks is widespread in the UK, particularly in the industrial, manufacturing and retail sectors. They are compact, and in the hands of an experienced driver relatively straightforward to operate. Without them, the task of stacking heavy items in warehouses, or removing pallets for loading onto lorries, would be considerably time-consuming. But….

    Crush injuries spoil Edinburgh’s New Year festivities

    A number of revellers sustained crush injuries during the annual Hogmanay street party on the streets of the Scottish capital. The organisers have instigated a thorough safety review after the chaotic events unfolded in the city centre. Large numbers of mostly young people were allowed to congregate in front of a stage that had been….

    Compensation for excavator crush injuries

    It is hard to imagine what it might be like to suffer crush injuries. These are injuries where a person is crushed between two objects. For example with excavator crush injuries the person is typically caught between the excavator and something that is immovable, such as the ground or perhaps a static cabinet. Injuries can….

    Where to get crush injury compensation advice

    Crush injuries occur when part of the body is literally crushed between two objects. Very often this could be between an immovable object and something that moves towards the individual to cause the crushing to occur. It could be between the ground and a vehicle, or between a wall and a piece of construction equipment,….

    Compensation for construction site crush injuries

    Crush injuries are potentially very dangerous. They can incur bruising on the skin but it is the internal injuries that can be far more serious. Often you cannot tell how bad a crush injury is, which is why it will typically require urgent medical help. Construction site crush injuries can be very disfiguring and painful,….

    Common causes of crush injuries

    Crush injuries can be life-changing and can occur after a variety of different types of accidents. But if your accident was due to somebody else’s negligence, however serious or minor your injuries, you could make a claim for personal injury compensation. There is a three-year time limit on any claim you make, which means you….

    Compensation for serious forklift crush injuries

    A forklift truck is extremely heavy, quick in momentum and dense in its construction, it is usually also carrying some additional weight. To add to this it also poses visibility issues for the driver and is often in operation in busy, crowded areas. With this in mind it is no surprise that there are many….

    Compensation for lorry crush injuries

    Amongst the most lethal situations facing drivers caught up in accidents are lorry crush injuries. When a large articulated lorry tips over, if any other vehicles are involved, the sheer imbalance between the subjects will inevitably lead to life-threatening situations. For the emergency services called to such a collision, it is rarely a straightforward case….

    Who’s to blame for my crush injury?

    Have you suffered a crush injury in an accident at your work? It’s normal to wonder “Who’s to blame for my crush injury?” and the easiest way to find out for sure is to get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline. It may be that your employer has been negligent and this has caused your….

    What to do if you were crushed at work

    Crush injuries can be very serious indeed. They can range from crushed fingers, perhaps in machinery or even a car door, for example, to crush injuries that affect the torso and other parts of the body. In the case of the latter, there is a very real possibility that major organs could be affected or….

    Compensation for factory crush injuries

    Crush injuries are far from being an uncommon injury; in fact they are among the most common types of injury we see at Accident Advice Helpline, particularly in a factory setting, which is already quite dangerous. Factory crush injuries can range widely in severity, causing simple bruising and aches and pains to lasting, potentially even….

    Compensation for building site crush injuries

    Building sites are notorious for accidents and are also well known as extremely dangerous places to work. Not only are they very busy with people milling around, but building sites can also be places where heavy and large materials are being used and there is often dangerous equipment on site. There may also be working….

    How to claim building site crush injury compensation

    Crush injuries can happen in a number of ways and they have the potential to be very serious. A crush injury occurs when a part of the body is caught between two things and there is not enough space to accommodate it. For example on a building site someone might be backed up against a….

    Compensation for long-term crush injuries

    Do you work in a dangerous environment? Working in a factory or with heavy machinery could put you at risk of long-term crush injuries if you’re involved in an accident at your workplace. If you’ve already been injured, ask yourself if more could have been done to prevent your accident from happening. Long-term crush injuries….

    Compensation for accidents involving crushing

    The mere mention of crush injuries can make even the sternest person pale at the thought of what it would be like to be caught in such a situation that would warrant such injuries to occur. Accidents involving crushing can vary and occur in many different circumstances. For example you might be crushed if you….

    Compensation for building site crush injuries

    Crush injuries are amongst the most serious injuries workers on construction sites could sustain, and there are a number of situations which could lead to serious building site crush injuries – here are a few examples: Crushed by collapsing structures, such as when carrying out a basement renovation Crushed by heavy objects falling from height….

    Compensation for car accident crush injuries

    Crush injuries are unfortunately more common than we would like them to be, with many claims being made from people who have been involved in a car accident. Though there are many causes of accidents that can lead to crush injuries, there are a couple of causes that are more common than most, these include:….

    Compensation for life-changing crush injuries

    There are many types of accident in which you might sustain life-changing crush injuries; however, at Accident Advice Helpline we have found two to be the most common. These are road accidents and work related incidents involving machinery and dangerous equipment. In these types of accident the injured party will usually find part of their….

    Compensation for crush injuries in the workplace

    The mere mention of crush injuries always brings to mind severe injuries that could have a major effect on how a person lives their life from that moment on. Crush injuries in the workplace are actually more common than you may think. However with that said it should be noted they are rare when compared….

    Compensation for crush injuries on a building site

    The average building site is a place of much activity. Every building project can involve lots of workmen in different roles, all working towards the required outcome. To ensure the project is completed safely, the employer must make sure all the relevant health and safety procedures are followed. These will ensure no employee comes into….

    Top tips for treating crush injuries

    Crush injuries can be particularly serious, especially as it is not always possible to tell the extent of the injuries with the naked eye. Sometimes there can be no break to the skin, and yet internal damage can be significant. Crush injuries tend to occur in one of two ways. Firstly, someone may fall from….

    Crush injury claim

    Need help with a crush injury claim? If you are wondering how you could sustain a crush injury and whether or not you are entitled to compensation, the good news is that if you have been injured as a result of somebody else’s negligence, you could find you’re eligible to make a 100% no-win, no-fee** claim with….

    How you could sustain a crush injury

    You won’t have thought of how you could sustain a crush injury There are some accidents that can take a long time to recover from and some that you will never fully recover from. Sadly one of those types of accidents is that which involves the victim either being crushed, or having part of their….

    How to claim for a crush injury

    Need to know how to claim for a crush injury? Thousands of people annually are injured in accidents they had no control over. Indeed, these accidents were something that the victims hadn’t even considered would happen to them. Sadly this is the nature of accidents and we are often required to provided help and advice….

    The cost of claiming for a crush injury

    What is the cost of claiming for a crush injury? In the aftermath of your accident and having to live with your crush injury, you will be only too aware of the cost of claiming for a crush injury. It isn’t just about how much you will have to pay to make a claim for compensation,….

    Treatment for a crush injury

    Did you need treatment for a crush injury? Your accident is something that you won’t have seen coming. That is probably one of the only things you will have in common with the thousands of other accident victims in the United Kingdom every year. As the victim of an accident in need of treatment for….

    Steps to prevent a crush injury

    As the victim of an accident that has left you injured you will want to know what steps to prevent a crush injury should have been taken, and more importantly, why they were not taken. Thousands of people every year across the United Kingdom are injured in accidents where limbs and other extremities were crushed….

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