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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

    How to claim gardener injury compensation


    Gardener injury compensation can be issued to people who suffer injuries to some degree while out gardening. This could happen to professional gardeners if they find themselves in situations that are potentially dangerous and that do cause them injury.

    For example, if you are gardening for someone in a self-employed capacity, you would not expect to be hurt while doing so. Yet it could happen. Perhaps their dog is not properly secured and comes out into the garden and attacks you. Perhaps you are clearing a garden and there is asbestos present that later causes you illness, and you were not warned about it even though the owner knew it was there. Perhaps they let you use their lawnmower even though they were aware it was dangerous to use with a faulty cord.

    What about gardener injury compensation in other situations?

    Some gardeners are employed by landscaping companies and similar outfits to keep gardens in good order. In other cases stately homes and other venues of a similar nature will employ gardeners to make sure the grounds are always looking their best.

    In these cases the employers have a clear duty to ensure the gardeners are issued with all the right equipment for the tasks they have to do. They will need to make sure their gardeners receive appropriate training for operating specialist gardening equipment if it is advisable to do so. If none of this happens and someone is injured, compensation might become a distinct possibility.

    How can you find out if this is true for you?

    Every case is different. Every injury is different as well. This means you have to make sure you have a chance to speak with an experienced compensation lawyer who has already won cases for other people.

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    Accident Advice Helpline is the place to go to in order to make sure you get access to that advice – and on a no-obligation basis as well. If you can do this you are able to make sure you can find out whether you can make a no win, no fee* compensation claim. Your injuries may prevent you from working in some situations. To this end, doesn’t it make sense to call 0800 689 0500 so you can tell whether you are able to make a claim like this one? It could make a big difference to your life too.

    Date Published: September 29, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

    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.