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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

    How to get compensation in Sheffield


    Have you suffered an injury in Sheffield in an accident that wasn’t your fault, or do you live in the area and need support on how to get compensation in Sheffield? No matter what your connection with Sheffield is, if you need expertise in the local area then we can make sure that you get it. So, here is our simple guide on how to get compensation in Sheffield.

    Compensation trends in Sheffield

    There are two notable areas of compensation within Sheffield — workplace injuries and traffic related injuries, such as whiplash.

    Sheffield has changed substantially since the height of the iron, steel and coal industries. As with many parts of Yorkshire and the big cities in the north, employment has shifted away from the traditional industries and trades and become less specialised. Some people might think that this has made work life safer in general for Sheffield workers, and in some ways they are right. The move away from heavy industrialisation has reduced the number of serious injuries at work, but notably Sheffield still has a higher than average rate of work-related accidents.

    Get expert help with a whiplash compensation claim

    If you are looking at how to get compensation in Sheffield for workplace injuries, we can help you. Here are some of the Sheffield work injuries we have recently helped with:

    • Industry-specific injuries such as vibration white finger or hand arm vibration syndrome;
    • Slips, trips and falls at work;
    • Falls from height;
    • Manual handling and back injuries;
    • Repetitive strain injuries; and
    • Injuries from improperly used or poorly maintained equipment.

    We have over 16 years’ experience fighting these compensation cases and many other types of work injury. If you would like to talk further about your work injury, give us a call.

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    The other significantly high area of compensation in Sheffield is caused by road traffic accidents. Whiplash claims are particularly prevalent in the big cities in the north, mainly as a result of the increase in congestion in the city centres. Whiplash is generally caused in low speed traffic accidents, something Sheffield has more than its fair share of. With whiplash receiving a lot of media and political attention, we are finding that genuine victims are shying away from making the compensation claim they are eligible for, but claiming compensation, even for whiplash, does not have to be difficult or stressful.

    Our comprehensive compensation claim service

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we aim to make your claim as hassle-free as possible. We know that your compensation claim can be risk-free and straightforward, as long as you get the right support. Our comprehensive compensation support provides you with your own specialist solicitor and an adviser to complete all of your paperwork for you.

    All medical assessments and appointments are co-ordinated on your behalf and you have access to a 24-hour helpline. Best of all, we give you our 100% no-win, no-fee* guarantee with no upfront fees, so you have absolutely nothing to lose.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline today

    If you would like to find out more about how to get compensation in Sheffield, simply call our free 24-hour helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Alternatively, to get an accurate estimate of the level of compensation you could be able to claim, try our unique online 30-second test.

    Date Published: 4th November 2013

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