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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

    Teignbridge law firm


    Have you been injured whilst using computer equipment?

    Nowadays, many people use computer equipment on a regular basis. With desktop, laptop and tablet computers all easily accessible, people can spend hours at a time sitting in front of a screen. Unfortunately, prolonged use of this type of equipment can sometimes lead to problems, and there is a chance that you could become injured or unwell.

    If something is wrong with the machinery, for example, it’s possible that it could cause you to get hurt. If an electrical item overheats and doesn’t shut itself off, it could cause a fire which could result in catastrophic injuries.

    If you’ve been injured because of a fault or defect, there’s a good chance that you will be able to make a claim against the manufacturers, and a Teignbridge law firm who specialise in personal injury claims might be able to help you to do so.

    Have you been hurt at work?

    As many people use computer equipment at work, businesses and employers are required to ensure that staff members take regular breaks. If you stare at a screen for too long, you could find yourself developing headaches or vision problems, so it’s essential that you take a break every so often.

    In addition to this, your employers should ensure that your desk is suitable. If your desk is too low, for example, you could experience back problems. Similarly, if you aren’t given enough room in which to work, you could begin to suffer repetitive strain injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

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    If you’ve been hurt whilst at work, and you believe that your employers are responsible, you should consider taking legal action against them. By making a claim with a Teignbridge law firm, you could obtain compensation for yourself and also highlight safety issues and prevent other people from getting hurt.

    Should you make a claim with a personal injury Teignbridge law firm?

    If you’re thinking about taking legal action, you may want to find out a little more about the claims process and how it works before you commit to moving forward. If so, let Accident Advice Helpline assist you.

    We have plenty of experience in the personal injury industry and we’re always happy to help new claimants. We can even provide free no-obligation advice, so it should be easy for you to access the information you need before you decide whether or not to claim.

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline now

    Why wait? Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 if from a mobile, to find out more about making a claim for compensation today.

    Date Published: 18th July 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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