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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."

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    Claiming after an accident at work in Derby


    Claiming after an accident at work in Derby can be a big challenge. To ensure you get a service which works with your best interests in mind, it’s important to speak to experts who can provide the right sort of help and support you’re looking for. In this article, we’re going to look at some of the most important lessons you should learn.

    Making a claim

    In order to claim compensation there are simple things that you need to adhere to. The accident must not have been your fault and you must also be able to show that the defendant was to blame to your injuries. Most cases do not go to court, but if it does, you’ll have to provide proof as in any court of law.

    You will also have to show that the injuries have had a significant impact on your quality of life. Again, the best way to prove this is to think about whether you have required medical attention because of your accident. If so, there is a good chance you’ll be able to make a claim.

    There is also a three year time limit on any personal injury claim. Beyond that time you will not be entitled to claim anything no matter how good your case it. That might seem like a long time, but it’s amazing how it can slip by. The lesson here is to get advice as soon as possible.

    Claiming after an accident at work in Derby

    Workplace injuries are often complicated because of the relationship between you and your employer. Many people are concerned that by making a claim they could harm this relationship and their chances of progression. Many fear they will be fired if they make a claim.

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    This should not happen. If it does you may well have a legal claim to make against your employer. Get legal advice about what to do if this happens.

    How we can help

    At Accident Advice Helpline, there are a number of things we can do to help. The first is to be here to offer advice and information. This is a chance for you to find out if you can make a claim and if so what you should do about it.

    We never suggest making a claim unless we genuinely believe you have a good chance of winning. If we take your case forward we’ll compile the best case we possibly can – one which will not only help you to win, but also receive the maximum amount of compensation you should be entitled to.

    So, if you’re claiming after an accident at work in Derby, give us a call today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 4th September 2015

    Author: David Brown

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