When working at a post that requires you to repeat the same process repeatedly, the prospect of injury is high, along with the probability that you may need to make a repetitive strain accident claim. Any occupation where an action is constantly repeated for long periods of time can result in the muscles, nerves and tendons becoming strained, causing considerable pain and discomfort – rendering you unable to continue working. Your employer knows that the tasks that you are repeating are liable to cause you injury over a prolonged period. They should make every effort to avoid such an outcome. This may include varying your role, providing physical aids to assist in your work and ensuring that you have regular respite from the repetitive actions.
Holding experience in the compensation claims field dating back fourteen years, and with expert in-house solicitors working on a no win, no fee* basis, Accident Advice Helpline has become the premier compensation claims law firm within the industry. Noted for its professional and efficient practices and comprehensive skills in guiding clients through the legal process, Accident Advice Helpline is perfectly placed to assist you in your claim for a repetitive strain injury.
You will need to provide full details of the job that you were employed to do, the length of time you have been doing it and the measures that were in place to protect you from accident or injury. You will also need to explain how the injury has affected your life in terms of physical and emotional wellbeing, as well as provide medical information regarding the prognosis for your condition. Any medical evidence (such as correspondence or photographs) is important to support your claim.
Getting in touch with Accident Advice Helpline is easy and could be the most important call you make in safeguarding your future and addressing the issues, financial and emotional, that surrounded your injury. All of the lines are free to call not matter what method you use, whether it be a land line or mobile. Our free 24-hour helpline is available any time, and our friendly and professional claims representative will be ready to discuss your claim with you. To call from a landline, the free number is 0800 689 0500, while from a mobile it is 0333 500 0993. If you would prefer to text and prompt one of our representatives call you back directly, text ‘Claim365’ to 88010.
You can find out roughly how much you might be able to claim by filling in the initial questionnaire on Accident Advice Helpline’s website. Should you then want to proceed with your repetitive strain accident claim, one of our claims representatives will happily assist you. The estimate should only take about 30 seconds to perform and can provide you with a compensation baseline for injuries similar to the one from which you are suffering. Repetitive strain injuries can be particularly painful and debilitating and can cause of severe psychological issues if the injury jeopardises your work life and financial future.
Date Published: October 17, 2014
Author: David Brown