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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

    Aggravated injury claim


    Many people have injuries to their backs each and every year. These kinds of accidents and injuries vary from very mild to very devastating. There are different ways that someone could sustain an injury to their back. Below you are going to find some of the most common ways that people injure their backs and why they may have a claim against the person who injured them.

    Back aggravated injury claim due to a car crash

    No doubt you’re familiar with whiplash, which is an injury that’s to your neck and back because your head was thrown forwards and then backwards. But you can also incur damage to your middle and lower back when you’re in an accident because of the huge forces that are in play even when you’re wearing a seatbelt. If you are riding a motorcycle and you are in an accident, the injuries that you incur can be even worse.

    Back aggravated injury claim due to an accident in the workplace

    If you have to do heavy lifting at work you may have an injured back for which you can claim against your company. This is especially true if the you weren’t given the right kind of training or equipment on how you should lift things correctly.

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    Back aggravated injury claim due to health-related neglect

    Procedures on the spine are often very complicated and when this kind of operation isn’t done correctly you may be eligible for compensation from the National Health Service Trust accountable for the actions of the physicians, nursing staff and various other health employees hired by them.

    Other kinds of back aggravated injury claim

    Other kinds of injury claims that might include a seriously injured back from: trip and slip accidents, athletic accidents, industrial accidents, animal injuries and overseas accidents.

    If your back has been injured because of one of these reasons above, you may have a claim against the person who injured you. But one the best things that you can do is find the right solicitor to help you with your claim. Otherwise you are not going to seem as if you are serious about pursuing the person. If you want some help with finding a solicitor, call us. We are a respected personal injury law firm with expert lawyers who are always here and ready to help you with finding the person to help you.

    Call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone. We are the experts you need to get recompense for your injuries.

    Date Published: 23rd February 2013

    Author: Louise Thacker

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