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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

    Positive handling accident counselling

    Positive handling accidents can be painful and extremely traumatic for those involved, depending on the severity of the injury. Luckily, there are positive handling accident counselling options available. By contacting Accident Advice Helpline, you can get information about support groups, organisations and networks of expert solicitors that can provide help and advice to those who have been affected by a positive handling accident.

    Psychological effects

    When a positive handling accident occurs, the primary focus is on the physical aspect of the injury. However, there is often also a major emotional impact on the victim. A serious injury can result in life changes that can be difficult to accept. Those who are typically in this position have difficulty coping with their new injury, which could be short-term or permanent. In addition, they must come to terms with the change in circumstances, which is stressful for friends and family as well. Therefore, it is important that you contact Accident Advice Helpline to seek help and advice.

    Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

    One of the most common emotional side effects of a positive handling accident is PTSD. It develops as a result of a traumatic event and can cause flashbacks, tremors, headaches and dizziness – as well as a number of other life-changing symptoms. Although the condition plays a considerable role in the victim’s daily life, it can be treated through counselling. Therefore, if you are making a positive handling accident personal injury claim that has result in mental trauma, you should contact Accident Advice Helpline on our free 24-hour helpline at 0800 689 0500 for more information about obtaining compensation for counselling.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    We are a personal injury law firm that employs a team of qualified and experienced solicitors who will manage your claim on a no-win, no-fee basis. While we ourselves cannot provide you with positive handling counselling, we can assess the facts of your case from a legal standpoint and assess how you could claim for compensation against those responsible for your accident.

    By contacting us, you can speak to one of our trained and friendly advisors who will take down all the details of your accident, including details of how it has affected your life. If we identify that you could be eligible for filing a compensation claim, we will pass your details on to one of our expert solicitors. When building your compensation package, any expenses that you have incurred as a direct result of the accident can be factored in. This includes any money you spent on positive handling accident counselling.

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    Personal injury

    When making a claim for compensation, you should know that a personal injury is one that results in physical or psychological injury at the hands of another. Therefore, a positive handling injury falls within the personal injury category claim. Depending on the severity of your injuries, you should consider contacting a legal professional to help you through the claims process, into negotiations and then into court if necessary. We are experts in this specific area of law and can help determine if you have a successful case that will yield compensation for your immediate and future injuries.

    The trauma caused by a positive handling injury can be long lasting and taxing on your physical and mental health, so positive handling accident counselling could be essential for your long-term recovery. If you would like to know more about how we can help you, contact us today.

    Date Published: October 19, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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