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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

    Security guard injury advice


    Working as a security guard can have its risks and if you have every suffered an injury at work you may need security guard injury advice. You may work for long periods without seeing anyone, working night-time shifts, or having to inspect facilities which are otherwise unattended. At other times, you may be dealing with large numbers of people coming in and out of the site you are guarding. If you had an injury as a security guard in the last three years and would like to check your right to compensation, you can contact Accident Advice Helpline. Our friendly call advisors can typically tell you within a few minutes if your claim has potential; call us on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. You can also try our free 30-second online claim calculator.

    What could I claim in compensation for an injury as a security guard?

    If your security guard accident happened in the last three years, required medical attention and was caused by someone else, we may be able to help you. Your potential claim depends on what happened in the accident and its aftermath. If your injuries caused you significant mental or physical stress, or if they required prolonged medical care (which may only be partly covered by the NHS) this could increase your potential compensation. If you had to stop working as a result of your injuries, leading to a loss of earnings, this could also affect the amount you are able to claim.

    How can Accident Advice Helpline help me?

    Accident Advice Helpline was set up in 2000 to help people to pursue claims for financial compensation for personal injuries that were caused by other people. We help thousands of people every year to claim the compensation that they are lawfully entitled to. Working as a security guard means you are a trusted professional on the site you are guarding. Unfortunately, this can mean that you are the only barrier between accidents or incidents. You may have experienced these already without suffering any personal injury. Your employer is legally obliged to safeguard your health and safety; if your accident happened as a result of a lapse in this care, you can start the legal process to claim accident compensation. If faulty equipment, an unsafe working environment, or other people’s actions caused your accident, you may have a valid case to pursue.

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    By contacting us you will get free advice from one of our expert advisors regarding your accident as a security guard. Our advisors help thousands of people every year to start a claim for compensation for an accident that was caused by other people. We help people with little or no legal experience, so that they can make a claim that they would otherwise find too difficult or costly. Accident Advice Helpline employs specialist injury lawyers throughout the United Kingdom. Each lawyer is a specialist in a specific area of personal injury law. They work on a no-win, no fee* basis.

    Date Published: May 18, 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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.