Accident Advice Helpline deals with many hundreds of personal injury claims every year. These claims can be categorised in several ways. Sometimes they are organised by the part of the country where the claim is located and sometimes by the type of claim that it is. Here are some examples of accident compensation claim Liverpool category claims that are handled by Accident Advice Helpline (AAH).
Accident compensation claim in Liverpool category – Car accidents
Car accidents make up the vast majority of personal injury claims in Liverpool as elsewhere. There are millions of cars on the roads and it is inevitable that collisions will occur. Cars can collide with each other and with other vehicles like buses and heavy goods vehicles or with cyclists and pedestrians. The accident compensation claim in Liverpool category of claims includes all sorts of injuries that are sustained in car accidents. The most common is whiplash although fractured limbs, head injuries and internal injuries are also reported. Not so many people are aware that people can suffer psychological injuries after car accidents as well and symptoms of anxiety and depression can last for quite a while.
Accident compensation claim in Liverpool category – Workplace accidents
Workplace accidents make up a significant proportion of the cases dealt with in the accident compensation claim in Liverpool category of AAH. Workplace accidents are perhaps traditionally associated with heavy industries like manufacturing and construction. These sectors do account for a fair share of workplace accidents. However, workers in offices, shops, restaurants, cafes, and so on are also at risk. Accidents involving slips, trips and falls are common. Often an organisation is found to be at fault for the accident because they did not have adequate housekeeping arrangements to keep the area clear of obstacles or did not fix trailing cables or provide adequate lighting and the like. Some workplace accidents also involve electricity or dangerous chemicals. If an employer can be shown to be at fault for the accident then the injured worker may be able to make a claim for compensation and the money is sometimes paid from an Employers’ Liability Insurance policy.
Accident compensation claim in Liverpool category – Defective products
The products that we buy should obviously not injure us during normal use. Therefore if you have been injured by a defective product you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Many people choose to contact Accident Advice Helpline in the first instance to get some early advice. The highly-trained advisers will be able to answer all your questions and explain how the accident compensation business works. You will be put in touch with your personal injury lawyer who, in less serious cases, will probably be able to handle your case over the telephone. Very few cases actually appear in court as it is not in the product manufacturer’s or retailer’s interest to attract any adverse publicity surrounding any device or unit deemed defective.