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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 West Malling


    Your back is very precious, and also very delicate. Made up of 24 bones, discs and ligaments, it is exceptionally easy to injure. If you have been involved in an accident which has resulted in a back injury then you could contact an injury lawyer in West Malling.

    Accidents which can cause back injuries

    Of course there are a number of scenarios which may lead to an injured back, and it would be impossible to list them all.

    Road traffic accidents (or road traffic collisions) account for a large number of back injuries sustained over the year. You may have been the passenger in a vehicle, the driver of a vehicle that was hit by a third party, a cyclist or even a pedestrian. If you have been involved in some form of RTA that was not your fault, and you have sustained an injury to your back, then you would be able to call an injury lawyer in West Malling.

    You can also seriously injure your back whilst carrying or lifting heavy objects. Not all cases of injury whilst carrying something heavy will result in a successful compensation claim with an injury lawyer in West Malling; however, if you have suffered this sort of injury whilst at work and were not given the appropriate training or support to lift the object in question, you might be able to make a claim for compensation based on your employers negligence.

    You might even injure your back if you have had a slip, trip or fall. This could occur in any public place or building and might occur at your place of work.

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    How do I know if I have a claim?

    You can easily find out if you will be able to make a compensation through an injury lawyer in West Malling or Accident Advice Helpline by taking our 30 second test. This test will establish the validity of your claim, and will also give you a good idea of how much your claim could be worth.

    When dealing with a claim, we need to establish three things:

    • That the accident which occurred was someone else’s fault.
    • That the accident resulted in some form of injury to yourself which has had an impact on your life.
    • That the accident (or the presenting symptoms of the injury) happened within the last three years.

    If the answer to all of these questions is “yes” then chances are you have a great chance of succeeding with your claim.

    How Accident Advice Helpline can help

    Accident Advice Helpline are a law firm with over 12 years of experience in dealing with personal injury claims, many of them back injuries. Our in house solicitors therefore know precisely how debilitating such injuries can be and that recovery can take months, or even years depending on the severity.

    We will be with you every step of the way as you make your claim, and because we operate on a no win no fee basis you won’t be at any financial risk. Call us now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 to find out more.

    Date Published: 14th October 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.