Many people associate personal injury compensation claims in Stockton-on-Tees with accidents. Your injury might have been caused for some other reason though, but as long as you were not to blame, you could still claim compensation.
Injuries which are not caused by accidents
- Food poisoning, either from food purchased in a restaurant or takeaway, or served in a holiday camp or on a cruise ship.
- Injuries caused by poor equipment or practices at work. These can include repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome or vibration white finger.
- Exposure to toxic fumes or gas, particularly if no safety equipment was provided.
- Hearing problems or deafness caused by long term exposure to loud noise, which could have been prevented.
As long as you can show that these injuries were caused by someone else, then you could make a claim.
Other information about personal injury compensation claims in Stockton-on-Tees
As well as being able to show that you were not at fault for the injury, you will need to show that you were treated by a medical practitioner. If your injury was caused by an accident, then you should consult a doctor as soon as possible following the accident. If your injury was caused by poor equipment then you should consult a doctor as soon as you realise there is a problem. You will also need to inform your employer.
To make personal injury compensation claims in Stockton-on-Tees you must start it within three years from the accident. For injuries which have been caused over a long period, make your claim as soon as you realise that you have sustained an injury. Accident Advice Helpline will be able to offer you advice about this.
A bit about Accident Advice Helpline
Accident Advice Helpline have all the experience you need for a successful claim. Our legal experts have been making personal injury claims since 2000, and use that experience to make sure new claims receive the best compensation offer they can. They all work on no-win, no-fee* as well, so there’s no need to find any money to get your claim started.
From the moment you make your first call, right through to when you receive your compensation, you will receive the best customer service we can provide. We will keep you informed of progress all the way through.
With many personal injury compensation claims in Stockton-on-Tees successfully concluded, Accident Advice Helpline are the best choice. So give us a call on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, and find out how easy it is to get your claim started.
Date Published: 29th May 2015
Author: David Brown