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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

    Spinal injury claims


    The impact of a spinal injury upon you can be so great that it is often easy to forget that you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. The nature of spinal injuries is such that it will take over the life of the individual; causing them to have to put everything on hold and focus on getting back to full health. Whilst this is the most straightforward route to making a full and safe recovery, the necessary compromises that people have to make in order to undergo the treatment for spinal injuries means that they are often left with a significant amount of debt.

    Spinal injuries can happen to anyone, at any time, and almost anywhere. The types of accidents that can cause a spinal injury are so broad in scope that it is often impossible to predict when they will happen. However, this is not an excuse for ignorance or negligence on the part of those responsible for keeping you safe. If you believe that you have suffered a spinal injury as a result of negligence by another individual or organisation then you may have grounds for a claim.

    As the process of recovery from a spinal injury is long and arduous, you should always ensure that you keep a comprehensive record of your treatment and the associated costs. These records will be important when it comes to making a case for your claim. The physical and emotional distress caused by a spinal injury means that people often forget that they may have grounds to make a claim for compensation. When they do consider the possibility they are often discouraged from doing so as they have a perception of a long and expensive court case. They may feel that they have no guarantee of winning; which can only add to their existing stress and financial strains. However, we can make this process as simple as possible.

    At Accident Advice Helpline we are dedicated to helping you make an informed and considered decision about whether or not you should be making a claim. Our team of expert personal injury consultants are on hand to give you hassle-free and impartial advice about the validity and value of your claim. We will talk you through all of the steps which you need to take to progress your claim and figure out if you have a strong case. We will then refer you to one of our personal injury solicitors. As with all other claims for personal injury, you may have to attend a medical examination to better determine the precise nature of your injury and how to best make your claim for compensation.

    Most local law firms have a small team of solicitors who cover a wide range of cases; our nationwide team of solicitors are made up of specialists in every area of personal injury claim. The person with whom you will be working to build your case will be an expert on spinal injuries and will be able to give you the best advice possible.

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    Date Published: September 27, 2013

    Author: David Brown

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