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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

    Compensation for spine injuries


    Back and spine injuries are among the most common types of injuries that people get. Perhaps this is because there’s so many different ways that someone can injure their back in their day-to-day lives.

    Below are some of the common ways that people injured their backs or spines and why they seek compensation for their spine injuries.

    People often seek compensation for spine injuries from car accidents

    One of the most common reasons that people get back or spine injuries is because they have been in a car accident. A very common type of spine injury is whiplash. This is where a person’s spine or neck has been injured because the head was thrown backwards and then forwards during the car crash. As well as whiplash, a lot of people experience injuries to their mid and lower back when they have been in a part accident.

    People often seek compensation for an injured back from workplace accidents

    Another reason that people get back injuries is when they are injured at work. One of the most common reasons for back injuries at work is because people are lifting heavy items, although back injuries from slipping and falling at work are also common. Back injuries at work often the two workmen’s compensation claims against the person’s employer.

    People often seek compensation for back injuries from medical negligence

    It’s sad to say, but a lot of times people have back injuries because someone messed up an operation that they had. Spine operations are extremely complicated, and when operations are performed incorrectly it can leave the person in a worse situation than they were before they had the operation. These kinds of back injuries often lead to medical negligence claims against the doctors and hospitals that they trusted to give them the best care they could.

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    People often seek compensation for back injuries due to sports

    It’s not uncommon for people to be injured while they are playing sports or participating in sports. A common type of sport that results in back injuries is horseback riding. When someone is thrown from the horse that they are riding, it can lead to a bad back injury that can even leave them paralysed.

    People often seek compensation for an injured back due to assault

    Sometimes when someone assaults another person, one of the results is that they have injuries to their back. These kinds of injuries can vary from being mild to being paralysing.

    People often seek compensation for back injuries due to injuries in a shop

    There are a lot of ways that people can get injured in the store and hurt their back. Whether it’s because something found top of them or they fell down the steps, injuries in the store are very common.  Back injuries from store accidents are all too common.

    If you’ve been injured and you want to get compensation for back injuries, call Accident Advice Helpline and let us help you find a solicitor.

    So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Date Published: 25th August 2013

    Author: sharon.hendricks

    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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