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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 : Burn injury claims

    Shopping mall accidents: Hot liquid burns

    When you think of shopping injuries, you may think about tiredness from walking around the shops, or sore limbs from carrying too many bags. One injury that you may not consider is a burn from a hot liquid spillage. In fact this is a very common accident that occurs in shopping malls. Liquid burns in….

    How to claim kitchen staff burns compensation

    Working in any professional kitchen, whether it is a pub kitchen or one at a famous restaurant, means you will be working in an intense environment. You’ll also be working with a variety of equipment, some of which will be very hot. It will probably come as no surprise then to learn that burns can….

    How to claim workplace burns compensation

    Burns are amongst the most common injuries to be sustained in accidents at home, but they’re actually surprisingly common in the workplace too! If you’ve suffered burns whilst working in a factory, the construction industry, the hospitality industry or in any other job, you could find yourself eligible to make a claim for workplace burns….

    Can I claim for an electric burn accident?

    “Can I claim for an electric burn accident?” is the very first question that most people ask after they suffer an electric burn. Typically, serious electric burns take place at work. For instance, some workers are electrocuted and suffer major electric burn injuries when drilling through cables under floors or when handling faulty electrical equipment…..

    Compensation for steam burn injuries

    What do you think of when you think of someone being burned? The first image that comes to mind is probably one of flames and fire. You may think of boiling water being spilt on someone as well, particularly if you have experienced this yourself at some point. However steam is just as likely to….

    Compensation for sauna burn injuries

    Most people will be aware that saunas provide an environment that is naturally supposed to be hotter and steamier than the average environment. They have been used in Scandinavian countries for centuries, and in relatively-recent times other countries have been getting in on the act as well. While saunas are supposed to be very good….

    Electric burn accident advice

    If you are searching for electric burn accident advice, the very first thing you need to know is that you may be entitled to compensation only if your injury is moderate or severe. Although a wide range of voltages typically cause electric burns, the risk of suffering a serious injury is usually greater with higher voltages…..

    Warning to parents over fireworks risk

    Bonfire Night is traditionally a night of fun, thrills and spectacle, but it can also sometimes spark personal injury – with children often involved. A rise in safety-conscious, organised displays generally see far fewer firework injuries on Bonfire Night than was the case just a decade or two ago. Children are nowadays most in danger….

    Compensation for burns from hot oil

    Oil is used to cook all kinds of things in many different ways. For example it can be used both to shallow and deep fry certain things, including chips and of course battered fish as well. It is rare for this to cause problems in outlets that provide fried food for customers, but there is….

    Compensation for takeaway kitchen burns

    Working in a takeaway may not suit everyone, but plenty of people love doing this job and work in these surroundings virtually every day. It can be an intense experience, especially when it gets busy, and it means providing locals with a variety of dishes whenever they order them. Thankfully the majority of takeaway outlets….

    First Aid Guide – Treating burns and scalds

    Contact with hot surfaces and materials can cause burns or scalds and the longer the body is in contact with the hot object, the more severe the burn will be. When treating burns and scalds, you should assess how severe the injury is. For severe burns, you should cool the affected area straight away under….

    The psychological impact of scarring

    In addition to physical discomfort, permanent scarring can have serious, often long-term psychological impacts. As well as being unhappy about the appearance of their scars, many sufferers are also constantly reminded of the, often traumatic, incidents leading to their injury in the first place. Accidental injuries and scars Negative psychological impacts like extremely low self-esteem,….

    Compensation for ammonia burns

    You may be aware that ammonia has a fairly foul smell, although it is dangerous because an individual can get used to the smell and not realise just how much of it they are inhaling. You may also know this is a potentially dangerous substance for various reasons. However you may not be aware it….

    Potential burn hazards: Inhaling smoke or toxic fumes

    Inhaling smoke or toxic fumes can be deadly and is a serious cause of accidents at work. In fact, most deaths that are caused by fire are not as a result of burns but rather smoke inhalation. Why is inhaling smoke or toxic fumes more dangerous than burns? Smoke can incapacitate the body. It is….

    Compensation for a burn injury at home

    We spend a fortune on beauty products and we put our trust in the manufacturers to test products, making sure they are safe for us to use. Yet there have been numerous cases where members of the public have suffered a burn injury at home, or other injury, whilst using beauty products such as manicure….

    How to treat serious burns

    Most people will experience a minor burn or two during their lifetime. However, learning how to treat serious burns could prevent you or someone else from being badly hurt in that situation. Burns can indeed be serious, but there are things you can do to limit the damage your skin will go through in this….

    Compensation for burns to electricity workers

    Working with electricity can be a dangerous job, it’s true. But there are health and safety regulations in place to protect workers from the dangers of electricity, such as the Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. Your employer has a responsibility to ensure that you’re safe at work, whether you’re working on-site or carrying out work….

    Chip pan fire injury advice

    If you are one of the thousands of people injured in chip pan fires in the UK every year, then you may be looking for chip pan fire injury advice. Chip pans are still the most common cause of kitchen fires, but following simple safety guidelines will usually prevent them. Nevertheless, it is possible you….

    Potential burn hazards: Workplace fires

    A fire in any situation can be a dangerous thing, even in a controlled environment. It can cause smoke inhalation and severe burns, amongst many other severe accident claims. But, a workplace fire where there are a lot of other people and electrical equipment, such as an office, is especially dangerous. This is where many….

    Who’s to blame for my scalding accident?

    Getting scalded can be a traumatic and painful experience and you may have been left with scarring or permanent damage. If you have been a victim of scalding and are not sure who’s at fault you may wish to speak to a professional about your accident. If you are asking yourself, “Who’s to blame for….

    Who’s to blame for my electrical burns injury?

    If you have been the victim of an electrical burn at work or at another place of business and it wasn’t your fault you may be asking yourself, “Who’s to blame for my electrical burns injury?” We can help you figure out who is responsible and whether you are eligible to make a compensation claim…..

    Average healing time for burn injuries

    Burn injuries can range from superficial burns to those that are extremely severe and require urgent medical care. The average healing time for burn injuries will therefore depend on the amount of skin affected, and how deep the burns go. First-degree burns normally only take a few days to heal – usually within a week…..

    Compensation for kitchen burn injuries

    Most of us have been burned in one way or another at some point in our lives. Many burns take place in the kitchen while we are cooking. This makes it all the more important for professional kitchens that employ various people to work there to ensure there is minimal risk involved with regard to….

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