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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

    Accident solicitor in Sussex

    Accident solicitor in Sussex

    Accident solicitor in Sussex

    The historic county of Sussex is home to a high density of businesses involved in digital media. While this is advantageous for those with skills and experience in this area, digital media employees are at a high risk of developing carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive strain injuries, both of which are caused by the overuse of computers.

    I work in digital media — does my employer have a responsibility to protect me against these injuries?

    Your employer must put sufficient safeguards in place to reduce the risk of you suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive strain injuries. Safeguards may include encouraging you to take regular rest breaks.

    If you have developed carpal tunnel or repetitive strain injuries and you can prove that your employer failed to protect you against these injuries, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim through an accident solicitor in Sussex.

    I think I’ve been injured — what are the main effects of workplace injuries?

    Carpal tunnel syndrome and repetitive strain injuries are painful conditions. If left untreated, they can severely restrict movement in your hands and wrists. If you are unable to perform your normal range of movements as a result of developing a workplace injury, your quality of life will undoubtedly suffer. You may have to find alternative employment and pay out for a range of additional expenses, including private physiotherapy sessions and prescription charges. Thankfully, a compensation payout can ease the stress and anxiety caused by having to meet the cost of the expenses associated with your injuries.

    I’ve been diagnosed with an injury — how can I make a workplace injury claim?

    Contrary to popular belief, you can make a compensation claim with the greatest of ease. All you need to do is find a national law firm with experience of dealing with workplace injury claims. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have over 15 years’ experience of dealing with 100% no win no fee workplace injury claims. We understand that these types of claims can be complex. However, our accident solicitors are more than capable of fighting for the maximum possible compensation for your injuries.

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    I want to make a claim — how do I get in touch with an accident solicitor in Sussex ?

    For more information about the claims process, give our friendly advisors a call on 0800 689 0500 and we will put you in touch with an accident solicitor in Sussex. Alternatively, make use of our handy 30-second claims calculator and we will get in touch with you.

    Date Published: 12th September 2013

    Author: David Brown

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