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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

    Does the law protect big companies?


    Large companies and big organisations dominate the business landscape in the modern age. The vast amounts of money they create each day means that they are able to maintain their position at the top of the food chain and keep competitors at bay. So, it’s understandable that you may have some reservations in making a claim for slips, trips and falls or injuries against such companies.

    Does the law protect big companies? And could that impact my injury claim?

    It’s a common held view that it is impossible to take on big organisations in the modern world, with their financial muscle way beyond that of us mere mortals. But, the UK is among the most compassionate and considerate countries in the world when it comes to claims.

    It may have been difficult in the past to pursue a claim against a big company, but nowadays things have changed. Rules govern the state and maintenance of roads, while health and safety laws mean that even the biggest organisations have to act in the event of a work injury.

    No matter how daunting it may look to take on certain companies to claim accident compensation, you should not be deterred if the circumstance of your problem were not your fault.

    How do I go about making my accident claim?

    Most companies now offer free legal advice in the event of a personal injury. This means that you can talk to a professional who will be able to advise you on what course of action to take and how to pursue your claim. They can even take the case out of your hands by doing the majority of the complicated work for you. This can relieve the stress associated with personal injury claims.

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    It is rather a myth that big companies are untouchable. The law now helps individuals and small companies to pursue legitimate claims and obtain compensation against of the largest of organisations. The UK is one of the most cooperative states when it comes to accident and injury claims, meaning that you should have no fear in taking your claim for compensation as high as it needs to go.

    Date Published: September 14, 2013

    Author: David Brown

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