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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

    Lawyer in Chopwell


    A personal injury lawyer in Chopwell would commonly deal with whiplash injuries following a road traffic accident or with fractured ankles and wrists flowing sips, trips and falls in the street. A personal injury lawyer in Chopwell is far less likely to deal with some of the more unusual workplace accidents such as burn injuries following an explosion in a workplace. If you have had an unusual accident then you will want to have a specialist accident lawyer in Chopwell to deal with it and many people achieve this by contacting Accident Advice Helpline. Some of them come across Accident Advice Helpline by mistake as they are doing an internet search for a personal injury lawyer in Chopwell and are very grateful that they did.

    Accident Advice Helpline have teams of specialist personal injury lawyers who are well-equipped to deal with the most unusual and serious accidents and injuries.

    Hunting for a personal injury lawyer in Chopwell – getting a specialist

    There are specialist personal injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline who can deal with all the complexities that are involved in fire and explosion accidents. This type of incident is often reported from wood-working premises (workshops). Wood dust is very flammable and if it is ignited it can cause a flash fire.  However, if it is confined within an area things can get even more serious. The pressure can build up and an explosion can take place. The severity of the explosion will depend on:

    • The type of wood dust
    • The concentration of wood dust
    • The size of each of the wood dust particles
    • The moisture content of the dust
    • The source of the ignition
    • The strength of the enclosure

    Wood dust clouds that have a greater volume tend to cause more widespread effects – this may mean that more employees are hurt and more people have to start personal injury compensation claims. Problems have occurred where dust has escaped from a collection system. There has obviously been at attempt to remove the dust but it has not been working properly and so the wood dust has continued to present a hazard. This can also be the cause of multiple explosions which can cause severe injuries to many members of the workforce. It happens when an initial explosion (perhaps inside the extraction system) stirs up dust that has settled in other areas of the workshop and these are then ignited by burning particles from the first explosion which then cause secondary explosions – the effect can be catastrophic and lead to the total destruction of the workshop, multiple casualties and even deaths. The secondary explosions can end up being more serious than the original one. Accident Advice Helpline lawyers can assist you to make a compensation claim for the serious and life-changing injuries that you may have suffered in this sort of incident.

    Date Published: 25th January 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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