If you have suffered an injury while attending an open cinema or similar event which was not your fault and was not the result of an unavoidable accident, you may want to consider seeking open cinema accident counselling. In other words, you may need professional assistance to help you recover emotionally as well as physically from an injury that was not your fault.
Why seek counselling
The need for counselling after an accident – and the need to claim compensation for that counselling – is common in the world of personal injury compensation claims. At Accident Advice Helpline, one of the UK’s foremost law firms specialising in personal injury, we often speak to people who have been greatly distressed as a result of what has happened to them, and who have sought professional counselling as a result.
For many who have suffered the trauma of an injury due to an accident, psychological counselling is a crucial part of the recovery process. Successful counselling can help victims come to terms with an event and deal with the aftermath much more quickly and effectively than might otherwise be possible.
Some counselling services are available on the NHS, but demand is high and there is usually a long waiting list. The alternative is to seek private counselling, but this can be very expensive, particularly if it is needed for a prolonged period.
Claiming compensation for counselling
Fortunately, if you are injured as the result of an accident and make a successful claim for compensation, you may well be able to recover the cost of your counselling from the party that was actually responsible for your accident in the first place. By working with a law firm like Accident Advice Helpline that specialises in personal injury claims and knows the relevant laws inside and out, the path to successfully claiming compensation for open cinema accident counselling becomes much easier.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we have superb personal injury lawyers who will guide you carefully and thoughtfully through the process of making your claim. While you will need to sign a few forms, and probably be required to visit a medical professional for assessment of your injuries if you have not already done so, it is unlikely that you will have to appear in court or come face to face with the person or people responsible for your open cinema accident.
Open cinema accidents
While serious accidents at open cinema events are fairly uncommon, when they do happen they can be devastating to the victim(s). Lack of adequate lighting, exposure to the elements, temporary fittings and electricity/gas connections, inadequate or unsanitary areas for eating and food preparation are all common hazards at these and similar outdoor social events. Injuries suffered by visitors and employees can include cuts, falls, trips, slips, burns, food poisoning, and other accidents or illnesses.
While these may sound trivial, in many cases they are not; a broken leg or arm, for example, can prevent the victim from driving for at least six weeks – which can be a very serious problem if you drive for a living – or performing most types of manual labour. Some people are so distressed by an accident that they suffer panic attacks, experience difficulty sleeping, or other psychological and emotional issues and require counselling to help put their lives back together.
If you have suffered an injury or accident at an open cinema (or any other public event) within the last three years and you were not to blame, call Accident Advice Helpline today. We are available 24/7, and can provide you with top quality professional guidance to help you get on the path to a full recovery.
Date Published: October 19, 2014
Author: David Brown
Category: Accident in a public place