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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

    Gardening accident advice


    If you have been injured in a gardening accident that was not your fault, call the experts at Accident Advice Helpline for the best gardening accident advice and information on how to make a personal injury claim. If you work as a gardener, then you definitely take great pride in seeing the results of your work. You are used to working outdoors in all weather to create a garden your employer will be proud of. Although accidents can happen, and if they were caused by the negligence of others, you may be entitled to compensation.

    There are a number of scenarios when a gardening accident may not be considered your fault. For example, if you fall from a ladder that did not meet required safety standards, someone else may be considered negligent. Gardening often requires the use of mechanical equipment including sit on mowers and strimmers. If these cause an accident, someone else may be at fault. Gardening often uses chemicals to bring about the best results. Pesticides, fertilisers and plant nutrition are all commonly used in gardening. If they cause an injury, it is possible that someone else may be considered negligent.

    Common gardening injuries

    There are a variety of injuries that can be sustained in gardening accidents. A trip or fall might result in broken bones or spinal and brain injuries. Mechanical faults might result in cuts and even amputations. Improper use of chemicals can cause burns and illnesses. Whatever the injury, if it was caused by the negligence of others, you may be entitled to compensation.

    What to do

    If you suffer a gardening accident you should immediately seek medical advice. Hopefully this will help you recover quickly from your injury. If you make a personal injury claim, your solicitor can use medical records as evidence.

    The best people to call if you decide to make a personal injury claim are the experts at Accident Advice Helpline. We have been working since 2000 to provide people like you with the compensation that they deserve. Our expert solicitors work exclusively on a no-win, no-fee* basis, so that no matter what your financial circumstances, you can feel confident in making a personal injury claim.

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    When you call us on our free, 24-hour helpline, you will first speak to one of our highly trained advisors. They will need to know as much about the accident as possible. It is worth noting everything you can remember about your accident as soon as you feel able. This might include weather conditions, equipment being used and what you had been instructed to do. If there were any witnesses to your accident, make a note of their name and contact details, as your solicitor may need to speak to them.

    Record all expenses resulting form your gardening accident. This can range from money paid out for treatment to money lost due to being unable to work. These costs will form the basis of your compensation package. Call Accident Advice Helpline today – you do not need to suffer financially for an accident that was not your fault. Calls are free so you have nothing to lose from seeking gardening accident advice from us right now.

    Date Published: November 16, 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.