Having an accident at work is not always as simple as it sounds. Some injuries are long developing and are not noticed until the symptoms are more obvious. From what could be taken as just feeling under the weather there are some conditions which entitle you to claim for compensation. Depending on the severity of the condition, different amounts of compensation could be payable but with injury solicitors in Norwich on board, you can make a claim for the maximum amount possible.
Long developing conditions
A prime example of a long developing condition which could be classed as an accident at work is repetitive strain injury. RSI can make movements very painful. Repeating the same movement every day whenever you are at work can cause strain on your joints and muscles. This in turn makes those same movements very hard and painful to keep on repeating.
Though practices are in place to minimise the effects of RSI, there are many employers who do not abide by them. This is something your injury solicitors in Norwich could use in your case.
Time limits and making a claim with injury solicitors in Norwich
The usual time limit for making a claim for compensation is 3 years. This limit is in place as some conditions, like RSI, take time to discover. After the diagnosis of such a condition, you then have the 3-year time limit to actually make a claim for compensation.
Once the place of origin for the injury has been discovered, our injury solicitors in Norwich can put together a case on your behalf. In addition to the medical record of your injuries, other evidence can be included such as photographs of where you work, training documents which have or haven’t been used and any other documents you feel have a beneficial worth to your claim.
If you are looking into making a claim for compensation on a long developing injury, give us a call at Accident Advice Helpline. Claiming for such conditions can be difficult so we will give you professional advice on the course of action you can take to progress your case. We have specialised solicitors who can guide you and get you started on your claim for compensation today. Call us for free on 0800 689 0500 and start claiming now.
Date Published: 28th December 2013
Author: David Brown
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