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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 : Stress

    Compensation for stress from bullying

    Stress is something most of us have heard of. Many of us may have suffered from stress to some degree at some point in our lives. Stress can be caused by many things, but challenging and difficult situations in life can be a notable trigger. Stress from bullying is not uncommon, for example, and may….

    Can I sue someone for emotional distress?

    ContentsWhat is intentional infliction of emotional distress?Common symptoms of emotional distressEmotional distress at work or after an accidentClaiming compensation for emotional distressHow much compensation can you get for an emotional distress claim?You may find it surprising to realise that emotional distress and suffering inflicted on you by others is not simply something that you have….

    Post-traumatic stress and my compensation claim

    ContentsWhat is post-traumatic stress disorder?What is the treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder?How has PTSD affected your life?Are you at risk of PTSD?Claiming compensation for PTSD – what happens next?Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can occur after being involved in or witnessing a traumatic or distressing event, such as a road traffic accident. In some individuals, symptoms….

    Work-related stress compensation?

    Work-related stress is becoming ever more commonplace with an increasing number of cases being reported each year. With more of us being employed in high pressure and competitive environments, it is likely that at some point we will all experience work stress. However, some people, in certain situations, no matter how they try to alleviate….

    Claiming compensation for work-related stress

    Work that has been well designed, managed and organised is something that can be good for us. Most people enjoy doing a job in which they feel that their contribution is valued and they make a difference. Work plays a large part in many of our lives, so it is important that we can do….

    Compensation for needle-stick injury stress

    Needlestick injuries result when a hypodermic needle accidentally punctures the skin and can occur when giving an injection or when taking blood. Nurses and healthcare workers are often at risk of this type of injury but there are other workers at risk of needle-stick injuries. Hospital laundry workers, cleaners and garbage disposal workers can be….

    Stress & accidents: Indigestion and nausea

    In the modern world, stress has become as much a focal point of health and safety in the workplace as physical health. The modern work environment of deadlines, targets, business meetings, pressure to perform, and the fear of job insecurity means that stress is ever present in the workplace. Stress can lead to accidents in….

    Compensation for being off work due to stress

    Stress has been identified as one of the UK’s most widespread reasons for employees seeking medical advice. Being signed off work due to stress used to be less prevalent because psychiatric health issues have historically been linked to issues of stigmatisation. However, in more enlightened times, workers are readily accepting that there is nothing to….

    Who’s to blame for my workplace stress?

    Being stressed at work is no laughing matter and stress can make you very ill indeed. Whilst some of us might write stress off as nothing more than feeling worried and anxious, it can result in physical and psychological symptoms that could make it impossible to do your job or live your life to the….

    Compensation for negligence and stress

    If you have been the victim of negligent dental or medical treatment, this may have affected your health, but even if your health has not been affected, situations like this can still be incredibly stressful. If the NHS issues a recall for patients who have visited a specific GP or dentist, you may feel stressed….

    How to make work stress claims

    Life can be very challenging at times and we all experience stress at home, at work and over many different things such as relationships, finances or family. However, if you have experienced significant stress at work and had to visit a doctor because the stress was becoming unbearable, work stress claims may help with the….

    How to claim work stress compensation

    A survey carried out in 2014 revealed that over 90% of people suffer stress at work – 40% of those questioned suffered from anxiety as a result of workplace stress, with more than half of respondents suffering from stress-related insomnia. Being given too much work to do, working longer hours than you’re contracted to do….

    Compensation for stress-related ill health at work

    Stress is an inevitable factor of today’s working environment. In ever competitive markets, firms are continually looking into ways of streamlining their processes, with staffing issues often top of the agenda when it come to making cuts. Increasingly tight restrictions on employee rights, such as short-term contracts, have led to many workers having constant worries….

    Claiming compensation for stress at work

    Stress is defined as ‘the reaction people have to excessive demands or pressures’, and stress, anxiety and depression related to work pose a considerable problem in today’s society. 1 in 5 employees consider themselves to be suffering from stress at work, and a high percentage of these employees will go on to suffer from a….

    How to claim against work related stress

    With more competitive and highly pressured office and industrial environments, work related stress is becoming increasingly common, which is a concern for employees and employers alike. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act, employers are legally responsible for the welfare of employees, which includes work related stress. Common causes of the problem can include….

    Common causes of workplace stress

    You may not immediately associate stress with personal injury claims, but stress is still a condition which has been caused by other people. We don’t feel stressed for no reason, and if your workplace is causing you stress, you may be able to claim personal injury compensation for it. Most people don’t realise this, and….

    Failure to diagnose Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

    Some medical conditions are more serious than others and some can present more rapidly than others as well. One such example is Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). It is usually the case that ARDS will develop as a consequence of suffering from another condition. It basically refers to a situation whereby the lungs cannot take….

    Can I get counselling for post traumatic stress disorder?

    Although post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) cannot be classified as physical injury, the people suffering from this condition may file a claim for compensation. Most people who are involved in an accident will suffer a degree of shock, which, more often than not, leads to PTSD.  Sometimes, the witnesses of unfortunate events, such as an accident….

    Stress and accidents: Concentration struggles?

    It’s important to be able to concentrate in any work environment. In high pressure work environments, a lack of concentration can lead to accidents at work and serious injury. Can stress really cause concentration struggles? The study of the effects of stress on the human mind and body is ongoing.  Scientists are publishing articles on….

    Compensation for stress-related absence from work

    Stress may sound like a common excuse people use to get a day or two off work. However in reality it can be a debilitating condition to suffer from. It can lead to depression, anxiety and many other physical health problems if it is left unchecked. It can arise for many different reasons too, and….

    Post-traumatic stress claims: the facts

    Post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD, is a serious anxiety disorder that may develop after exposure to a traumatic event. People often associate this disorder with soldiers returning from combat, but it can occur after any traumatic event that happens during our normal daily routine. If you are suffering from PTSD and want to….

    Stress and accidents: Low self-esteem

    In recent years, there has been more focus on our mental health. Our mental well-being is imperative in order to enjoy a decent quality of life. The stresses of the modern workplace; demands, targets, projections, forecasts, job security and a pressure to perform, means that anyone can suffer from poor self-esteem. The important thing is….

    Stress and accidents: Headaches

    Stress is a very real and serious problem in the workplace. Stress is a major source of accidents at work and job-related anxiety. The effects of stress on the human mind and body are wide ranging. In small doses, stress does not have many negative effects, but when stress levels become too high and unmanageable,….

    Who’s to blame for workplace stress?

    Many of us enjoy our places of work and they can form a large part of our social life and help further our learning yet for some, work can become too demanding and stressful and cause mental health problems to occur. If you have suffered a mental illness at work and want to know who….

    The long term effects of stress

    Imagine you’ve been in a car accident. As well as the initial consequences of the accident such as the damage to your car, the injuries you might have to deal with and the shock, the long term effects of stress caused by your accident could be the most prolonged of your accident. Would you know….

    Treating stress

    Concerned about treating stress as the result of an accident? We can sympathise. We know that the aftermath of an accident can be stressful. From the initial shock and confusion of the accident to dealing with the injuries themselves, the consequences of an accident could be more severe than you’d initially thought. Through claiming for….


    For a variety of personal and professional reasons it is quite easy to find yourself in a position where you are feeling low, pressured and anxious. Knowing how you develop stress in professional situations particularly, can help to prevent you from feeling overwhelmed. If you are suffering with stress, and have been treated by a doctor, and….

    The symptoms of stress

    A lot of people underestimate the negative impact that stress can have on the body and mind. In a lot of cases, illnesses occur as the result of stress. If you feel that stress has caused you to suffer, and you believe that someone else is to blame for this stress, for example, your employer,….

    How you develop stress

    Everyone feels stressed at some point in his or her life for various reasons. However, stress can manifest itself in different ways, and if you are not careful, it can become a really big problem. Symptoms range from the physical, such as chest pain and insomnia, to the emotional, including low self-esteem and the feeling….

    The cost of claiming for stress

    Worried about the cost of claiming for stress? If concerns about the cost of claiming for stress are preventing you from seeking legal justice it’s vital you speak with Accident Advice Helpline. Here at Accident Advice Helpline we charge nothing for providing claimants with expert legal advice. We passionately believe that there should be no….

    Stress claim against your employer

    You can make a stress claim against your employer if you are suffering from a stress-related illness brought on at work, or if you believe that your employer has created or ignored workplace conditions leading to, or increasing your, stress. Stress at work, unfortunately, is commonplace. However, if an employer has not paid particular attention….

    Stress at work compensation

    Stress at work is a lot more common than people realise, and can have far-reaching consequences. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in 2011/12 there were 428,000 cases of work-related stress – this was a massive 40% of the work-related illnesses recorded for that year. Anyone can fall victim to stress at work…..

    Personal injury stress

    Personal Injury Stress Stress at work can cause a number of serious problems including clinical depression, post traumatic stress disorder and anxiety. Employers are legally required to provide a safe place of work for their staff and to ensure their wellbeing while they are at work. This includes taking adequate care of the psychological welfare….

    Are stress and distress considered in an accident claim?

    Many people find the period of time after an accident a very uncertain one, and as a result, there are a lot of questions about accident, injury and making a personal injury claim that need to be addressed. One of the most common question asked by people when it comes to claiming is are stress….

    How much compensation Is awarded for stress?

    If you have been suffering from stress at work due to your employer’s negligence you may be entitled to claim compensation. If you have reported the problem to your employer but no action has been taken to remedy the matter then you could have a strong case. Many factors can contribute to stress at work….

    How much compensation should I get for stress?

    Claim for psychological injuries by asking us ‘how much compensation should I get for stress?’ Physical injuries can be seen and acknowledged but so often the hidden injury of stress is ignored. Accident Advice Helpline have helped many clients with stress caused by someone else’s negligence. Stress in the workplace is a common psychological injury….

    How Much Can I Claim for Stress

    How much can I claim for stress at work? If you’ve been struggling with a lot of pressure of work and it’s made you ill, you might be wondering ‘how much can I claim for stress’. The law states that if you are injured or fall ill and somebody else was demonstrably to blame then….

    Claiming for stress

    Have you ever found yourself in the position where the instant you cross something off your to-do list several additional tasks mushroom in it’s place? If critical work deadlines are looming, friends or family are placing unrealistic demands upon precious time and resources, there is a tendency to proclaim ourselves “stressed out” or “unable to….

    Personal Injury Claim for Stress

    Is Stress Really Classed as a Personal Injury? When people think about a personal injury claim, stress is not always the first thing that springs to mind. When thinking about whether to make a claim for compensation after an accident, people tend to focus on the physical injuries which have occurred. People think that the more serious….

    Stress at Work Solicitor

    Did you know that if stress at work causes you to become ill, you may have a valid claim for personal injury compensation? Also referred to as work-related stress, the cumulative effect is a cost of several billion to the UK economy each year. Cases of stress result in an average of 29 days off….

    Can I claim a personal injury for stress at work?

    Can I claim a personal injury for stress at work? Many occupations are stressful and as financial pressures continue to impact on many families in the UK, some people may be feeling that they have to stay in highly-stressful occupations when they are actually not coping at all. Stress is a part of everyday life and….

    Work related stress

    What does work related stress mean to you? Stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Many people thrive on it and it can enable us to achieve great results in what we’re doing. It’s the level of stress that is important. When it becomes unmanageable and starts to adversely affect our health then it can be….

    Stress Claim

    There are a lot of people who would like to make a compensation claim for stress in the workplace. But the one thing that many people find is that unless they have hard proof that they are stressed or that their job was the thing that caused them stress, they have trouble winning their claim. Below….

    Stress Free Compensation for Whiplash

    4 Steps to Getting Stress Free Compensation for Whiplash One of the most common injuries that people experience after a car accident is whiplash, and that is why most accident victims want to know about compensation for whiplash. The problem is that whiplash is often really hard to diagnose and therefore there are specific steps….

    Stress free claims calculator

    Have you been in an accident or injury that was not your fault and want to find out how much you are owed? Use our handy stress free claims calculator, or 30-second test as we call it, to find out whether you would be eligible to claim for your injury. Claim Calculator Find out in….

    Stress free work accident claim

    If you are unfortunate enough to need to make a work accident compensation claim, you may be worried about the consequences. At Accident Advice Helpline, we can help you make a stress free work accident claim. Let’s take a look at some of the common questions we get asked by people calling our injury helpline:….

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