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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 Newton Abbot


    Injured at work? Speak to a personal injury lawyer in Newton Abbot to get your claim underway

    Accidents can happen anywhere, often when you least expect them to occur. We always assume that an accident will happen to someone else and not affect ourselves or our loved ones. Unfortunately though, we can sometimes find ourselves injured through no fault of our own, but through the fault of someone else’s negligence.

    We spend a large proportion of our lives working — in offices, workshops, construction sites, industrial estates and other public places. If you have become injured as the result of a workplace-related accident that wasn’t your fault within the last three years, then you may be able to pursue a legal claim for compensation.

    What types of accident are eligible for an injury claim?

    Accidents that were caused through no fault of your own within the last three years may be claimed for if they caused injuries to be sustained. Common accidents include:

    • Slips, trips and falls;
    • Road traffic accidents;
    • Burns and scalds;
    • Crush accidents; and
    • Electrocution.

    There are many injuries that could be caused in workplace accidents, including:

    • Lacerations and bruising;
    • Bleeding;
    • Internal injury;
    • Burn injury;
    • Food poisoning;
    • Soft tissue injury;
    • Broken, fractured or dislocated bones;
    • Facial injury;
    • Head injury;
    • Whiplash;
    • Brain injury; and
    • Fatal injury.

    Making your personal injury compensation claim with a personal injury lawyer in Newton Abbot

    If you have been injured at work, ensure that the incident is reported to your line manager and reported in the accident book. This is a legal document that records the date, casualty, circumstances and treatment, signed by the person who gave it. Ensure that you receive a copy of the entry that relates to your accident for your records. In addition, if you receive medical attention, obtain a copy of a medical report.

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    Can I make a claim for my injuries?

    Phone the leading experts Accident Advice Helpline, a dedicated law firm who are committed to ensuring that people who have been injured through no fault of their own to receive the compensation that they deserve for their injury.  

    With over 15 years’ experience, our telephone advisers have a wealth of knowledge and expertise to answer any queries that you may have about making a compensation claim for your work-related injury.

    Call for no-obligation advice at any time, as our telephone helpline on 0800 180 4123 is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whenever you decide to call, our advisers can inform you over the phone of your entitlement to make a compensation claim.

    What are the advantages of using a personal injury lawyer in Newton Abbot at Accident Advice Helpline?

    • Your claim is in expert hands. Our team of personal injury lawyers have years of experience in handling all aspects of personal injury compensation claims.
    • Your claim will be processed on a no win no fee basis, so you won’t have to pay any legal fees upfront or in the case that your claim is unsuccessful.
    • Your claim will be processed with accountability, integrity and reliability.
    • You can concentrate on your recovery, secure in the knowledge that your claim is being processed competently.

    Date Published: 27th February 2014

    Author: nickykeynton

    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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