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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

    Working towards success with claims

    If you suffer an accident at work and pursue work accident compensation claims, you will, of course, want to win that case. Claim success is very important to both victims and the representing law firms, although some firms have more interest than others.

    Some law firms will charge money for advice and take a fee regardless of the outcome, so it matters less to those lawyers if the victim wins or loses. Accident Advice Helpline has a no-win, no-fee policy, so if you don’t win, the company doesn’t get paid.

    What counts as a work injury?

    If you’ve been injured at work but aren’t sure if you qualify to make a claim, essentially all you need to know is that provided it wasn’t your fault, almost everything is covered, including:

    • Repetitive strain injury (RSI)
    • Slips, trips
    • Falls
    • Broken/fractured bones
    • Burns
    • Eye damage/blindness
    • Loss of hearing
    • Amputations
    • Paralysis

    As you can see, any type of injury is covered, even ones that may be considered occupational hazards – such as a typist suffering RSI or a window cleaner falling off a ladder. The workplace should be a safe environment, and provisions put in place to ensure workers do not suffer work accidents.

    In the instance when an accident at work does happen, though, you may choose to file claims for compensation. If you do you will want to win the case, not lose, and the main pointer to success is picking the right representation. With 13 years in the business, Accident Advice Helpline is one law firm you won’t want to pass by.

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    Claims with Accident Advice Helpline

    If you are considering filing a work accident claim, you can either call Accident Advice Helpline or take the 30-second test on its website to find out if your case is eligible to seek compensation.

    The advice is free and there is no obligation to choose Accident Advice Helpline to represent you – but if you do, you can be sure they’ll fight your corner appropriately because if you lose, they don’t get paid.

    It isn’t all down to the law firm to win your case, though. You can also help yourself by building a file demonstrating your injuries and innocence. Such a file should include details of the incident and photographs if possible, as well as medical appointments, treatments and prescriptions, proving you needed to seek medical attention.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: November 4, 2013

    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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.