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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

    Painful Personal Injury


    Painful Personal Injury Claim

    Before submitting a personal injury claim it would make sense to consider one’s eligibility to claim prior to engaging professional help. It is always a good idea to document the circumstances leading up to the incident that caused the painful personal injury. This should be done as soon as possible and if necessary, witness statements should be taken down. There is always a good chance that either you or another individual present will have a mobile phone with inbuilt camera. This is when you realise a camera phone isn’t just useful at parties. A photo of a cracked paving slab or broken stair tread could be all that’s needed to guarantee success should you pursue a personal injury claim.

    Types of Injuries

    It is entirely possible that you’ve suffered some form of painful personal injury at some time in the past and not been aware that a personal injury claim was possible. The types of injuries that can lead to a claim include…

    • Injury from road traffic accidents
    • Injury caused by medical negligence
    • Injury received as a result of defective goods or services
    • Injury from tripping over kerb/paving stones

    You will no doubt be relieved to hear that work related accidents, a common cause of personal injury, have reduced in number since 1974 when the health and safety at work act was introduced. There has in fact been a 77% reduction in injuries that did not end in a fatality. Despite personal injury at work being a rarer occurrence than before 1974 there are still occasions when unlucky individuals find themselves on the receiving end. Workplace personal injury can be caused by all sorts of things…

    • Injury from defective machinery
    • Injury through lack of training
    • Injury due to lack of protective clothing

    When not at work we are still vulnerable to painful personal injury, sometimes without realising it. From crossing the road to catching a train to riding an escalator, we are surrounded by potential hazards. Of course life needn’t be a battlefield; it just needs the application of a little common sense. And if the unthinkable does happen and you do sustain a personal injury, a bit of common sense can come in handy when it comes to making a claim for compensation.

    Painful Personal Injury Claim Process

    Here at the accident advice helpline we take a common sense approach to the whole personal injury claim process. It starts with a free phone call or a simple on-line questionnaire. One of our trained operatives on the advice line can talk you through the process with good honest no obligation advice. Or if you prefer the on-line method, take our unique 30 second test. Whichever route you take you will very quickly learn whether you are eligible to claim and better still, you can be given an estimate of how much compensation to expect for your personal injury.

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    • 30 second test can confirm your eligibility
    • Estimate Of Compensation Award
    • Advice-Line Available 24/7
    • 100% No win, no fee, no fuss

    It has to be reassuring then, to find help close at hand. With an excess of 10 years operating as a compensation provider the accident advice helpline is well versed in the processes and procedures to maximise your painful personal injury award. Many claims can be made by telephone with claimants not being required to attend court.

    Date Published: 26th February 2013

    Author: kfbradshaw

    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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