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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

    Law firm in Cornwall


    Need reliable and up-to-date claims advice? Follow our claims guide to securing a successful compensation claim!

    It is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents can affect anyone, regardless of where or who they are. As a result of accidents occurring, people may find themselves injured and left in a painful condition. This can be distressing and upsetting to come to terms with, especially if the accident or incident was caused through no fault of their own and they have been left unable to work. If you or someone close to you have been injured as a result of an accident or incident that was caused through no fault of your own within the last three years, then the law states that it is your legal right to pursue a claim for personal injury compensation.

    What accidents may be claimed for?

    Accidents and incidents are unique occurrences which can affect people of all ages and backgrounds. Typical accidents may include:

    • Road traffic accidents;
    • Rear-end shunts;
    • Slips, trips and falls;
    • Medical negligence;
    • Construction-related accidents;
    • Industrial accidents;
    • Work-related accidents;
    • Workshop accidents;
    • Educational accidents;
    • Food poisoning incidents;
    • Inhalation or exposure to dangerous substances hazardous to health;
    • Public sector accidents;
    • Pedestrian-related accidents;
    • Accidents whilst on holiday abroad; and
    • Sports-related accidents.

    What injuries may be claimed for?

    Injuries do not have to be life-threatening in order to be considered for a personal injury compensation claim. Medical attention and diagnosis must have been made in order to proceed with a claim for personal injury which was caused as a result of an accident or incident that was no fault of your own. Injuries may include:

    • Bleeding and lacerations;
    • Burns and scalds;
    • Broken, fractured or dislocated bones;
    • Crush-related injuries;
    • Neck injuries;
    • Whiplash;
    • Loss of limbs;
    • Food poisoning symptoms;
    • Head injuries;
    • Brain injuries;
    • Lack of consciousness;
    • Paralysis; and
    • Fatal injuries.

    How to make a claim with a law firm in Cornwall

    For many people who have been injured through no fault of their own, making a personal injury compensation claim may be overwhelming and unachievable. Luckily, the helpful and friendly team of advisers at Accident Advice Helpline have a wealth of experience in assisting people to find out if they are eligible to pursue a personal injury compensation claim over the phone. In fact, we provide a dedicated 24-hour, seven days a week telephone helpline to ensure that all calls are answered efficiently and any queries are answered over the phone. If you prefer, we also offer a unique 30-second online test to enable you to establish your eligibility to pursue a personal injury compensation claim yourself from your own home. This can provide reassurance, and ensure that you can proceed with making a claim should you choose to go ahead. Accident Advice Helpline have a team of professional and highly knowledgeable injury solicitors who can assist you to make your personal injury compensation claim. If you wish to proceed, then a member of our team of injury solicitors will handle all aspects of your claim on your behalf on a no win no fee basis.

    If you want to discuss your accident in more detail just dial 0800 689 0500 from your land line, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile now.

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    Date Published: 25th July 2014

    Author: nickykeynton

    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.