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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

    Broken your leg?


    Have you broken your leg?

    Accidents are never fun are they? Especially if you are hurt in one that was not your fault. These things do happen, of course and all the time – but some accidents are preventable, provided certain precautions are taken.

    Hop to it

    If you have broken your leg, for example, in the street or at work in a non-fault accident, then there may well have been steps that the third party (employer, contractor etc.) could have taken that would have prevented your accident.

    Workplace accidents are perhaps one of the more common, and they are frequently caused by faulty equipment or improperly implemented procedures.

    If you have broken your leg at work because of faulty equipment, loose guardrails, rickety shelving… Then you may be able to claim personal injury compensation.

    Is claiming for compensation costly?

    The lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline all work on a no-win no-fee basis, meaning that you need absolutely no money to start a claim and there are no fees should the claim be unsuccessful. There are guidelines, however, and certain criteria that need to be met in order to qualify for the help of a no-win, no-fee lawyer, from any law firm not just Accident Advice Helpline.

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    The criteria that needs to be met are…

    1. Any accident where you have broken your leg, or anything else, must not have been your fault
    2. Any gap between the accident, and the date of the claim cannot be longer than three years (there are some exceptions, so please do ask if you are not sure)
    3. You need to have sought medical help/advice following the accident (if you’ve broken your leg, then this is probably the very first thing that you did)

    Provided that you can put a tick against the three points above, then you have a good chance of being eligible in the no-win, no-fee stakes.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    We have been in business for over sixteen years, fighting on the behalf of people just like you to get the injury compensation that you legally, and morally deserve.

    The process of starting a claim is really straight forward, and can be completed in just a few minutes. To start there is a quick claim form, right here on the site, that will take just a moment.

    Once the form has been received and looked over, you will be contacted for an informal chat and free legal advice, free from obligation.

    Get in touch today, and see how we can help you.If you would like to know more about personal injury claims because you’ve broken your leg then you should telephone Accident Advice Helpline without delay. The number is 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Most claims can be processed by telephone. Most claimants do not need to attend court.

    Date Published: 4th May 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.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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