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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

    Chimney sweeping accident claim

    If you have been injured in a chimney sweeping accident that was not your fault, call the personal injury specialists at Accident Advice Helpline. They can help you with your chimney sweeping accident claim so that you can receive the compensation you deserve.

    Accident Advice Helpline is a legal firm founded in 2000. Ever since then we’ve been helping people like you get the compensation they are entitled to. We understand that if you are suffering the financial consequences of your accident, the last thing you need are high upfront legal fees to pay. That’s why our expert lawyers work exclusively on a no win no fee basis.

    Chimney sweeping is a profession with some risks. Today it should be safer than ever as better equipment and stricter health and safety rules minimise those risks. If you work as a chimney sweep your employer should do everything they can to prevent accidents at work. If they fail in this responsibility they may be considered negligent if you have an accident.

    What you should do in the event of an accident

    Most importantly, you should seek medical attention. Even if your injury does not appear serious at first, it is still worth getting it checked. Sometimes injuries are more serious than they first appear. If you do need to make a personal injury claim your solicitor will need medical documentation of your injuries as evidence.

    The more information you can give to your lawyer, the better the chances of a successful claim. Record as much detail as you can as soon as possible after the accident. Also find out if anyone witnessed the chimney sweeping accident. If so, find out their names and contact details.

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    It is also important to record all the details of the expenses and financial losses you experience as a result of your chimney sweeping accident. Chimney sweeping is a physical job so any injury may hinder your ability to work, resulting in dire financial consequences for you and your family. Record all your lost earnings as well as expenses. These will form the basis of your compensation package.

    The claims process

    Call Accident Advice Helpline as soon as you can. Personal injury claims must be made within three years of your accident. Getting in touch is easy. Our helpline is available 24 hours a day and is free to call. You will speak to one of our trained advisors about your accident and the impact it has had. They will be able to let you know if you are entitled to compensation and how much you may receive.

    Your claim will be handled by one of our expert solicitors who specialise in your injury type. They will be committed to making the claims process as easy as possible for you. When possible, they will hold consultations by phone so that you do not have to travel. In addition, they may be able to settle your claim without the need for you to appear in court. Compensation is paid by the negligent party’s liability insurance.

    Make the call today. The sooner we get your call, the sooner we can start work on your chimney sweeping accident claim.

    Date Published: November 12, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.