Being involved in any form of accident can be a frightening experience. If you have been injured you may be contemplating making a claim for compensation to help you recover from your injuries. This alone, can appear to be a daunting process as you wonder how to navigate the legal process. It can seem even worse if the accident you have suffered occurred within the work place.
If you have been injured in an accident at work, which was not your fault, within the last three years then you might be entitled to make a personal injury claim and the best thing you can do is talk to an injury lawyer in Chingford.
Contact an injury lawyer Chingford today
To get in touch with an injury lawyer in Chingford to discuss your compensation claim you should contact Accident Advice Helpline today.
We are a law firm with over 13 years experience in dealing with a variety of compensation and personal injury claims, and our in house injury lawyers are all experts in their fields.
You can contact us either by:
- Calling our 24/7 freephone helpline number where a member of our advisory team will be available to take your call and answer any queries you have about the claim process.
- Complete our online enquiry form and request that a member of our team gives you a call back to discuss your case in more detail.
- Take our 30 second test which you will find on our website. This quick and easy test will establish whether you have valid grounds for making a claim and therefore, whether it is worth appointing an injury lawyer in Chingford. It will also give you a very good idea of how much your claim might be worth (although your lawyer will be able to provide you with more accurate information regarding this as your claim progresses and more information is gathered).
If you have been involved in a work based accident then your injury lawyer in Chingford will give you the following advice:
- Report the accident to your supervisor so that they are aware.
- Report your injury to the First Aid representative. This will ensure you receive immediate medical treatment and the accident and injury is logged on-site officially. Make sure that it is logged accurately, only sign the accident book if you are happy with the record and request a photocopy for your own records.
- Where applicable report your accident and injury to your union representative.
- Contact your own medical professional if you need further support in recovering from your accident.
- Keep a note of any symptoms associated with your accident and injury and how these have affected your day to day life (including time taken off from work).
- Keep all receipts associated with out of pocket expenses you have had to make as a result of the accident (e.g. prescription costs and public transport fees) as these can be claimed back.
Finally, speak to your injury lawyer in Chingford for more information by calling Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.
Date Published: 31st October 2013
Author: David Brown