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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

    Personal injury lawyer in Middlesex

    How to ease fear – personal injury lawyer in Middlesex

    In any dangerous or frightening situation, it is good to have a healthy dose of fear. Fear is what keeps you from charging into a situation that could get you physically injured or even killed, and it will keep you sane when your adrenaline is pumping after an accident or trauma.

    However, fear can also feel somewhat overwhelming in some situations, and this can make it difficult to deal with what you need to deal with, to get yourself out of the situation calmly. Often, people who are afraid freeze and are unable to do anything to save themselves. Here are some tips for easing this fear response so that you can get yourself to safety.

    Do something proactive

    Fear can only really take over if you aren’t doing anything but allowing the feelings to build up in you. If your mind is otherwise focused then you should find that your fear response naturally lessens. In an accident situation, try to help clear the scene or get other people to safety, anything to otherwise occupy your mind.

    Have a healthy diet

    A great way to lessen the fear response your body will naturally produce is to have the right diet in the first place. Try to eat lots of foods that contain tryptophan, a chemical which helps to boost a calm mood and keep you relaxed. Bananas, cheese, soya, oats, milk and peanut butter are amongst the foods that contain tryptophan.

    Focus on breathing

    If there is nothing to distract you from the situation at hand, then focusing on your breathing can help. Take deep breaths in through the nose, and out through the mouth, whilst you concentrate on every breath going into and out of your body.

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    Claiming compensation through a personal injury lawyer in Middlesex

    After an accident or traumatic event which was not your fault, you may feel that you are entitled to compensation from the party at fault. This can be a good idea, and as long as you go through a personal injury lawyer in Middlesex, you should be able to get through this process without too much more stress.

    A compensation claim can also help you to deal with the aftermath of an accident, as it gives you the money you need to replace personal possessions, and pay for medical and therapeutic treatment. Compensation also proves to you that you were in the right in the situation, helping you to move on emotionally as well. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, to speak to the team and be passed over to an in house personal injury lawyer in Middlesex who can help.

    Your personal injury lawyer in Middlesex will work on a 100% no win no fee basis to get you the compensation you deserve, and will keep you updated as your claim progresses.

    Date Published: 23rd February 2014

    Author: David Brown

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