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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

    Claim against an employer in South Somerset

    When faced with a personal injury after a workplace accident, you could find yourself with a long recovery period. Being stuck at home can lead to boredom but it’s important to look after yourself to help boost your recovery. Read our advice on what you can do to help your recovery as well as information on making a claim against an employer in South Somerset below.

    Advice for boosting your recovery following an accident

    Listen to your doctor

    Your doctor will have the best advice about caring for your injury, so it is important to listen to them. You may be prescribed medication and given information on treatment, so make sure that you do as directed in order to stand the best chance of recovery. It’s important to obtain medical proof of your injuries in order to help you make your claim.


    If you’re used to going to work, exercising or running around after the kids, you may find it difficult to simply just rest. However, resting is important for your recovery, so learn how to relax and to enjoy your time spent at home. Use your time to read, catch up on films and TV and those other things that you may not have time for during your normal routine.

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    Make arrangements with your employer

    Many people return to work too soon following an accident, but it’s important that you don’t return before you are ready. Speak to your employer about your circumstances, you may need to be signed off for a while whilst you recover, or you can make arrangements to work from home. If your employer doesn’t pay sick leave or you work for yourself, you may be able to claim compensation for a loss of earnings following your accident.

    Claim against an employer in South Somerset

    In order to make a claim for compensation, you must be able to prove that

    • The accident happened within the last three years
    • The accident wasn’t your fault
    • The accident directly led to your injuries

    If you think that you might meet these criteria, Accident Advice Helpline would like to hear from you. We have over 15 years of experience dealing with personal injury claims and can provide you with expert advice to help you with yours. Not only will we be able to process the entire claim on your behalf but we will be able to ensure that you will have no legal fees to pay following an unsuccessful claim as part of our no win, no fee guarantee.

    Call Accident Advice Helpine today

    To find out if you can claim against an employer in South Somerset, speak to an adviser for free today, call 0800 689 0500. Or to call us from a mobile, call 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 30th September 2015

    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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