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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

    Common causes of stress-related illness


    Sometimes stress-related illness is not taken seriously. You mention you’re suffering from stress at work and people look at you doubtfully. Many of us don’t think that stress is a ‘real’ condition. But if you’re stressed out at work to the point that it’s making you ill, did you ever stop to think that you could claim personal injury compensation? Often it is pressure from managers and poor management that leads to stress at work, and companies should be doing all they can to protect their employees from common causes of stress-related illness. If this isn’t happening at your workplace, you could make a personal injury claim.

    How have you been affected?

    Common causes of stress-related illness at work can include things such as:

    • Unrealistic deadlines or expectations from senior management
    • Being made to work longer hours than your colleagues
    • Forced to work longer shifts than your contract states
    • Being given little or no training to do your job properly
    • Having your job responsibilities change and not being given enough support
    • Long working hours without sufficient rest breaks
    • Unsupportive colleagues
    • Lack of staff putting extra pressure and workload on you

    If any of these sound like things which have affected you, then get in touch with us to find out if you could make a personal injury claim. We’ve been helping people across the UK claim compensation since 2000, and you could be next in line. Don’t worry if you have been off sick with stress-related illness either, as there are no upfront legal fees to pay with Accident Advice Helpline. Our lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee* basis, so all you need to do is get in touch with us, to find out if you have a viable claim.

    Will your claim be successful?

    Of course we can’t say with 100% certainty that any claim will be successful, but because we work on a 100% no win, no fee* basis, we will only take on your claim if we feel there’s a good chance of success. Because we have more than 15 years’ experience, we know a thing or two about the industry, and we specialise in personal injury claims. So whether you have been suffering stomach cramps and nausea from stress or have come down with a more serious illness due to the common causes of stress-related illness, you could be eligible to make a claim. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to find out if you could make a claim today.

    Date Published: May 12, 2016

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    Author: Paula Beaton

    Category: Stress

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