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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

    Knee injuries and symptoms

    Knee injuries and symptoms

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, there is pretty much nothing we don’t know about knee injuries and symptoms.

    This is because for over 16 years we have helped countless people make claims for compensation after they have suffered from knee injuries and symptoms and have decided to make a claim for compensation.

    Knee injuries and symptoms can take on many forms but broadly speaking you can suffer from:

    • Ligament injuries
    • Cartilage injuries
    • Muscle injuries
    • Kneecap injuries

    If you would like to speak to a member of our team about your knee injuries and symptoms then give Accident Advice Helpline a call today.

    We have a dedicated helpline number which is available for you to use 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Our team of advisers will be on hand to answer your call and provide you with free, no-obligation advice to help you establish if you can make a claim, and how much that claim might be worth.

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    Alternatively, you could take our 30-second test which will give you a good indication of how much compensation you can expect to take home with you if your case is a success.

    Ligament injuries

    If you are suffering from knee injuries and symptoms then you might have damaged a ligament.  There are actually four ligaments in the knee, all of which can be damaged.

    For example, you could damage the anterior cruciate ligament if your knee has been bent in the wrong direction.  Such knee injuries and symptoms are usually caused as a result of the knee twisting in the wrong direction as a result of a slip or fall.

    You might suffer from a medial collateral ligament tear (MCL tear) which can be caused by a forced impacting on the knee (as can occur during some contact sports).

    Cartilage injury

    A meniscus tear is a tear in the cartilage which lines the knee joint.  This can be caused through general wear and tear and the knee injuries and symptoms include pain, swelling, locking, instability and difficulty walking.  Such injuries can occur as a result of repetitive strain usually within the work place.

    If you think you may have experienced this at work then you can contact Accident Advice Helpline to see if we can help you make a claim against your employer if they have failed to provide you with appropriate training or equipment to minimise risk. Call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no-obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.

    Date Published: 15th March 2014

    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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