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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

    Bristol accident at work compensation claim

    Bristol is settled on the border between South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. With around 442,000 residents, there are only seven other cities in the UK that are larger than this one. Since it is a city, many people who live in Bristol also work there. Moreover, plenty more come into the city each day to work as well. Even with this in mind, only a small minority will ever put in a Bristol accident at work compensation claim.

    There is one good reason for this. The fact is the exceptional health and safety standards in operation today have made a huge difference to the safety of many workers throughout the UK. That’s why the accident statistics today make very encouraging reading when compared to decades gone by.

    Broken bones

    Of course, the term ‘accident at work’ could apply to a whole myriad of examples. We don’t have the room here to cover them all. Indeed, many situations and careers have their own potential risks, and so even one example of an injury could potentially come in many forms.

    A good example would be broken bones. You might break a bone in your finger or in your leg, or suffer multiple broken ribs in a fall. Even the severity of a break can help determine the likely amount of compensation you may potentially get in the event your claim is successful. For instance, a hairline fracture is obviously not generally as serious as a broken bone where the bone sticks through the skin and requires surgery to pin it in place.

    Can you make a Bristol accident at work compensation claim?

    Making a Bristol accident at work compensation claim won’t be the first thing you think about when suffering from an injury. It may be some weeks or months before the thought even crosses your mind. Not to worry, though – you have three years in which to begin the process of claiming if your case is strong enough to permit you to do so.

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    Do you want to learn more about making a personal injury compensation claim? Calling us at Accident Advice Helpline is the best way to do just that. With a free enquiry line on 0800 689 0500 and a chance to ask about no-win, no -fee* claims and how they work, you can see whether a Bristol accident at work compensation claim might be started for you in the near future. You could also call us from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, or text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you.

    Date Published: 8th September 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.