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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

    Eye Injury Compensation

    Eye Injury Compensation

    Taken for granted

    There are many things that we take for granted in our lives: the ability to watch our children play in the park, the joy of reading a book or surfing the net, the chance to drive a car, the gift of good eyesight, etc.

    Eye injuries can have a catastrophic effect on a person, taking away so many of the small pleasures of everyday life and leaving someone anxious, isolated and potentially housebound.

    Eye injuries can range from temporary sight impairment in one eye to permanent blindness in both. If you have suffered an eye injury as a result of an accident or someone else’s negligence, you are entitled to make an eye injury compensation claim.

    So how much is an eye injury compensation claim worth?

    The value of your eye injury compensation award will be based on the severity, impact and duration of your injuries. The eye is a very complex organ and the impact of eye damage can be very different depending on which part of your eye has been injured and how badly. Temporary sight loss in one eye may result in an award in the low thousands, but permanent blindness can, understandably, result in an eye injury compensation award of over £170,000, reflecting the need for major adjustments and alterations to your home and work life and the pain and suffering you may endure.

    What should I do next?

    If you are thinking about making an eye injury compensation claim, you need expert advice. Eye injuries are not straightforward and can therefore be difficult to assess – specialist support can make sure that the full impact of your injury is assessed and considered in terms of compensation.

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    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we have access to specialist resources and have dealt with eye injury cases ranging from mild to severe injuries. We aim to make your claim as hassle-free as possible, by taking the strain for you while you recover. We handle the paperwork for you and try to relieve you of the burden of scheduling appointments and medical assessments. Our advisors are here for you 24 hours a day to give you any support you need and keep you up to date with progress in your claim. Most importantly, we can provide you with the specialist legal support you need, matching you with a solicitor who has the expertise to guide you through your case in a stress-free way to gain the best compensation award for your circumstances.

    Can I afford the best support?

    Yes, absolutely. All of our cases are fought on a no win no fee basis, so you will never be asked for up-front fees. Our costs are met from the final compensation award. This means that you are never put at any financial risk, so you have nothing to lose and nothing to worry about. Why not call one of our friendly advisors now to talk about your options with no obligation to take your case forward? Call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Date Published: 30th September 2012

    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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