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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

    Europe’s most dangerous jobs

    All jobs have an element of risk, whether you work as a driver, in a factory, or on a building site, there are always dangers that you face on a daily basis and the number of work accident compensation claims that are submitted each year certainly backs this up.

    What are Europe’s most dangerous jobs?

    Almost any job can have a certain element of danger attached to it, but there are some which are more risky than others. If you were wondering, here are just 5 of Europe’s most dangerous jobs:

    • Lumberjack – Climbing trees with a chain saw in your hand is never a good combination, hence why this is one of Europe’s most dangerous jobs going.
    • Road worker – Spending all day dodging cars travelling up to 70mph is always going to be a dangerous job and increase your chances of being involved in a road traffic accident
    • Window cleaner – Scaling dizzy heights either on a ladder or even a winch is not a job for the faint hearted with no room for errors, slips, trips or falls
    • Miner – For centuries the task of going hundreds of feet underground to collect coal or other substances has made mining a very dangerous occupation
    • Fire fighter – Rushing into burning buildings for a living is always going to put you in danger, as well as increasing your chances of suffering an accident in the workplace.

    Am I entitled to make a work accident claim if I’ve been injured?

    Being injured in any type of accident can be a traumatic experience. If you’ve been injured at work in the past 3 years, in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to compensation.

    Compensation not only covers things like medical expenses, it can also help you out if you are unable to work due to your injuries and therefore are affected by a loss of earnings.

    Who to turn to when you want to make a compensation claim

    If you feel that you are entitled to make a personal injury claim, then you will need some expert advice to help represent you and take your claim further. Accident Advice Helpline has over 10 years’ experience of dealing with personal injury compensation claims.

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    Their friendly advisers will discuss your claim over the phone and you can call them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They will ask you a series of questions regarding your accident and, because they can take down most of the information over the phone, it’s unlikely that you will have to attend court.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: November 11, 2013

    Author: David Brown

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