Armed Forces Injury Claim
If you are a member of the armed forces and have suffered an injury in the line of duty in the past 3 years, that was caused through negligence by your employer and not through enemy influence or anything you did wrong, then you are entitled to compensation. To find out if your armed forces injury claim qualifies for compensation, you should first visit Accident Advice Helpline’s website, where a simple 30-second test will assess if you have a valid claim.
Accident Advice Helpline’s website also has a handy compensation calculator that allows potential claimants to find out how much compensation they might be entitled to. That way they can make an informed decision, if the next step is worth their while.
You’re surrounded by highly trained experts – what could possibly go wrong?
It is tempting to think an organisation like the armed forces, highly trained, highly skilled, is immune to accidents and work related injuries. However, there is always the human factor to be considered; not everybody is as diligent in carrying out their duty – weapons or equipment that should have been checked on a regular basis may have developed a fault which remained unreported; food supplies may have been kept in inadequate conditions and were unfit for human consumption. New safety equipment meant to protect armed forces members may be of inferior quality because somebody wanted to save money and didn’t consider the consequences.
The result is invariably the same: a person will get hurt through no fault of their own. In the case of armed forces personnel, such negligence or human error can have terrible, even fatal consequences, given the nature of their duties.
Making an armed forces injury claim
Your call to Accident Advice Helpline is entirely confidential and free. The line is open 24/7, so you can call when it suits you best with maximum privacy.
Accident Advice Helpline was set up many years ago to help people win justice and compensation for injuries that were caused through somebody else’s negligence. When you make the call, one of our expert solicitors will be allocated to your case and will deal with all the paperwork, so you won’t have to fill out any forms.
Most cases can be dealt with over the telephone and you probably won’t have to attend a Court hearing either. Accident Advice Helpline’s solicitor may arrange for another doctor’s appointment so you will have an independent medical assessment supporting your armed forces injury claim.
When you call free on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 your Accident Advice Helpline solicitor will ask you for all sorts of details, such as the nature of your injuries, the names and addresses of all people involved in your armed forces injury claim, including any witnesses relevant to your case. It’s best to make a note of all dates for doctor’s and hospital appointments and to keep all receipts and invoices that relate to any expenditure you had as a result of your armed forces injury claim.