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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

    Injury lawyer in Tadworth


    It’s not uncommon for people to make a claim for an injury at work. But what a lot of people don’t know is that they can hurt their claim by doing certain things after they’ve been injured. There are some things that you should know if you were injured at work that you may not know right now. These are some of the mistakes that people often make after they been injured at work.

    Not knowing that you are going to be followed as well as videotaped if you file a work injury claim and hire an injury lawyer Tadworth

    One of the things that you should realise after you have been injured is that it’s entirely possible that someone will be following and videotaping you. The insurance companies are ruthless and they would rather have to pay private investigators as well as lawyers then pay you. It’s a good idea to assume that you’ll be watched when you’re outside. Sometimes they’re going to even look into your house and let the insurance company know anything that they find that is suspicious.

    Not working in your restrictions when returning to work after you file a work injury claim and hire an injury lawyer Tadworth

    Many times after you’ve been injured and the doctor lets you go back to work, there’s going to be restrictions that you have to abide by. These kind of restrictions might be not lifting more than a certain amount of weight, not raising up your arms over your head or other things. It’s important for you to follow the restrictions and to stick to them. You may be tempted to follow the instructions of your supervisor even when those instructions exceed what you’re able to do. This is going to be a really big mistake. Bring your written instructions from your doctor with you upon your return so that you have evidence about what you can and can’t do. If they try make you do other things, make a copy of the restrictions and give them to your supervisor. Make it abundantly clear that you have to stick with their instructions.

    Not speaking with an injury lawyer Tadworth before you settle your work injury claim

    You may think that the insurance company and your employer going to give you fair treatment. But that may not always be the case. They may try to take advantage of the situation if you allow them to do that. The professionals working for your employer’s insurance company and your employer know the law. They aren’t looking out for you, just themselves. Always get a good solicitor to help you make the right decision before signing agreements.

    If you want to have help finding an injury lawyer in Tadworth, we are ready to help. Call us today and we will find you the right solicitor for your case.

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    Date Published: 9th November 2013

    Author: David Brown

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