If you have just thought about starting an accident solicitor in Aughton case then you have probably just been hurt in an accident that was not your own fault. This is one of the most upsetting accidents to be caught up in. Accident solicitor in Aughton cases are not just about car accidents that were caused by someone else’s lack of judgement or lapse in concentration. They are also about workplace accidents. This is where an employer has not looked after the health and safety of one of their employees.
An accident solicitor in Aughton case can also involve a criminal assault. These are slightly different because the money is paid by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority.
Accident solicitor in Aughton cases – getting help
It is important to get some help fast. It is always best to start your claim as soon as possible. All the records will still be fresh and people will be able to remember what happened. If you have not started your claim straight away then there is no need to panic – you actually have up to three years. Just give Accident Advice Helpline a call on their 24-hour helpline and they’ll do the rest.
Who needs help?
Many types of client turn to Accident Advice Helpline for help. What they all have in common is that they are injured and upset. This is not the time to be struggling by yourself but is the time to get the professional help that you need. Employees need help because they have had a slip, trip or fall or because they have been injured by a faulty piece of equipment. There are safety procedures that should be followed in work premises and if this has not happened then the employer may be at fault for the accident. It is also necessary to provide workers with appropriate training and instructions so that they can do their job safely.
People who have been injured in car accidents also need some assistance with claims. Whiplash is a very common injury to suffer in a car accident. The soft tissues of the neck (muscles and ligaments) become overstretched by a sudden and violent jerking motion as a car collides with another car or a fixed structure.
Another group of people helped by personal injury claims are people who have been injured in a slip, trip or fall in a public place. They may have fallen over a loose inspection chamber or tripped over a worn or broken floor surface.
Accident solicitor in Aughton cases – who gives the help
Obviously, the emergency medical services are usually the first on the scene of an accident and provide emergency first aid. Then the police may secure the area and make sure that no-one else gets hurt. This is especially important with road traffic accidents. The casualty is then often taken to the local Accident and Emergency Department where further medical tests and treatment are provided.
Accident Advice Helpline often become involved at this stage – giving early advice on how to claim compensation. Call us today on 0800 689 0500 (landline) or 0333 500 0993 (mobile) to speak to an accident solicitor in Aughton today.
Date Published: 30th June 2013
Author: Sharon Parry