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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

    Hospital fire accident claim


    If you need advice on making a hospital fire accident claim, you need look no further than Accident Advice Helpline’s team of personal injury specialists. Whether you need advice about your accident, information about compensation law or updates on your own injury claim, call our free, 24-hour helpline today.

    Fires are terrifying and unpredictable events no matter where they start, but one that occurs in a hospital, a place where you should feel safe, can cause understandable psychological distress as well as physical injury. If the fire is found to be the fault of the hospital – be this through staff negligence, hazardous surroundings or faulty equipment – you may be entitled to compensation. By making a claim, you are ensuring that those responsible take the necessary steps to ensure that nothing like this ever happens again.

    Making a claim

    If the hospital fire that caused your injuries occurred within the last three years and resulted in medical treatment, Accident Advice Helpline could help you make a hospital fire accident claim against those responsible.

    To make a claim, it is imperative that you have a medical record of the accident and the injuries you sustained. Therefore, even if you feel all right at the time, it is important that you check in with your doctor. Similarly, if you later develop any problems that are caused by your accident, pay a repeat visit to have your medical records updated. It may be possible, even once your claim is in progress, to submit further supporting notes if your medical condition worsens. By getting the ball rolling sooner rather than later, it is often easier to gather other evidence to support your case, such as eyewitness statements or photographs. So don’t delay: give your case the best chance of success.

    How can Accident Advice Helpline help me?

    Accident Advice Helpline was established many years ago, meaning that we have personal injury claim experience. We are here to help you cope with what has happened – and we understand that a compensation payout can help you feel that little bit better. Because we don’t want to worry you with up-front costs and legal jargon, if your case meets our claim criteria, we will take it on a no win, no fee** basis – without you having to lift a finger.

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    We are all too aware of the effects that these kinds of traumatic accidents can have on your life, which is why we will not only take care of your claim for you, but our team of helpful advisors will be there to support you throughout the process too. Rest assured that your case would be handled with sensitivity and understanding, every step of the way.

    Compensation payouts are there to help you to regain control of your life after your accident. Give us a call today on 0800 689 0500 to see if your case is eligible, or alternatively text ‘claim365’ to 88010.

    Date Published: May 22, 2015

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Hospital accident claims

    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.