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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 lawyers in Handforth

    It could be that you are looking for injury lawyers in Handforth because you have been the innocent victim of an accident in which you were injured. If the accident happened within the last three years you may be able to claim personal injury compensation. In the case of some accidents, however, you have only two years from the date of the accident in which to make a claim. It is best to check with injury lawyers in Handforth or elsewhere to make sure that you claim in time. You can also call us at Accident Advice Helpline to find this out.

    Injury lawyers in Handforth

    You also have three years in which to make a claim after being diagnosed with an illness which you can prove, along with your injury lawyers in Handforth for example, was the result of negligence on the part of another person. Examples of such illnesses are work-related ones or food poisoning which ruined your foreign package holiday.

    Accidents in public places

    If you have had a slip, trip or fall in a public place, then you may be able to claim personal injury compensation. A public place is defined as anywhere the general public has access to. This might be a zoo, museum, restaurant, cinema, library, shop and so on. Slips, trips and falls are the most commonly reported accident as they can occur anywhere. However there are other accidents that can befall you when you are in a public place.

    If, for example, you catch the toe of your shoe in a threadbare piece of carpet, perhaps in a hotel lobby, and you break an arm or leg, or simply sprain your ankle, you may be able to claim compensation for your injury from the hotel owner.

    Perhaps you were walking past a construction site and an object fell and hit you on the head, causing severe injuries. You could, in those circumstances claim personal injury compensation from the owners of the construction firm as they had not taken enough precautions to ensure safety standards were met. Perhaps they had not conducted a thorough risk assessment before work began.

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    Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm with more than ten years’ experience of assisting people with their personal injury compensation claims. If you think you have one to make, why not visit our Accident Advice Helpline website and find out more about us? Take the 30 second test on our landing page which will give you an estimate of how much compensation you might receive.

    There are two freephone numbers for you to call and you can use them at any time as the lines are always open. Call 0800 689 0500 from a landline or from a mobile call 0333 500 0993. For expert legal advice, call us now.

    Date Published: 30th 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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