Are you searching for an injury solicitor in Redcar and Cleveland who can provide legal advice and assistance in relation to an injury compensation claim? If you have answered yes then please let us introduce you to the injury solicitor in Redcar and Cleveland team at Accident Advice Helpline. If you have not heard of Accident Advice Helpline before then let us tell you a little bit more about who we are, what we do and how we can help you. We are a national law firm specialising in injury compensation claims and we have injury solicitor teams all over the country. This means we are able to help people all over the UK whom have been hurt and injured in accidents which were not their own fault. We help these people by sorting out their injury compensation claims and gaining them the cash compensation which they deserve.
Injury solicitor in Redcar and Cleveland
The injury solicitor in Redcar and Cleveland team works with people in the areas of Redcar and Cleveland who have been unfortunate enough to find themselves involved in accidents which were not their own fault. Has this happened to you? Has an accident occurred through no fault of your own? Was this an accident in your place of work?
The injury solicitor in Redcar and Cleveland team has recently seen a number of burn injuries as a result of accidents in the work place. Have you suffered a burn or multiple burn injuries in the work place due to an accident that was not your own fault?
If an accident does happen to you and this causes a burn or multiple burns injuries injury then there are some simple steps you can immediately take to reduce the pain and severity of the burn:
- Do not try to remove anything that is stuck to the burn. Whatever is stuck or covering the burn trying to forcefully remove it will make it worse and more painful in the long run Stuck to the burnt area there may be clothing or jewellery. Leave this where they are and let the medical experts deal with this.
- Immediately cool down the burnt area as much as you can. This should be done by placing the burnt skin under cold running water for a minimum of ten minutes. After ten minutes check to see if the skin has cooled. If not place under cold running water for a further ten minutes. Ten minutes may seem like a long time but it is vital that you follow this advice.
- Once the skin has cooled. Place clean cling film over the burn. This will protect from infection without irritating the skin further.
- Never apply gels, creams, lotions or liquids unless told to by a medical professional.
- Most burns should be seen or treated by a doctor or nurse. It is vital that immediate medical attention is sought in the following burn circumstances: The burn is on the face, hands, feet or genitals, if the burn is a full thickness burn, (also known as a third degree burn) If the injured person is a child or elderly person and if the burn is larger than palm sized.
Call Accident Advice Helpline free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.
Date Published: 1st October 2014