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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

    Negligence claim in Burnley

    Check out our steps to making a negligence claim in Burnleyin Burnley

    Recovering from an accident at work is made all the more difficult by the fact that there are a number of things you may not have even remotely considered that could make or break your chances of receiving compensation from your employer. Have a look at our steps to a negligence claim in Burnley or call us now on our helpline number.

    1. Informing your employer

    One of the most obvious things you should do in the event of an accident at work is inform your employer. No matter how severe your injuries, you should always record your accident in their accident book and assist them with their investigations. Even though their official incident report will not include all the details of your accident, their insurance company must adhere to the information contained within this document when handling your negligence claim in Burnley.

    2. Taking notes on everything relating to your accident in the workplace

    If possible, take detailed notes on everything regarding your accident, including:

    • The hazard that caused your injuries
    • The names and contact details of any witnesses
    • The type of injuries you have sustained
    • The treatment you have received
    • The amount of time you have taken off work to recover

    If you forget this crucial information, it may harm your chances of making a successful claim.  the more evidence you are able to provide us with the stronger your case will be.

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    3. Seeking legal advice in a timely manner

    In the immediate wake of an accident at work, it is important to act quickly. If you can, you should call our freephone helpline and speak to our trained claims advisors while you are at the scene, or at least as soon as possible upon your return home. The free no obligation legal advice you will receive from our knowledgeable team will help you to give all the right information to your employer.

    4. Hiring legal representation for your claim

    While it is possible to handle your claim yourself, it is not necessary for you to do so. At the Accident Advice Helpline, our no win no fee solicitors fully understand the laws surrounding the claims process and they will be able to get you the compensation you so desperately need following your accident.

    The final stage is simple, pick up the phone and call our experienced team.  The numbers you need to call our 0800 689 0500 from any Uk landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. We can arrange to call you just text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we’ll be in touch.  We are here to help you, please call us now.

    Date Published: 23rd December 2014

    Author: Jan Newell

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