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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 Pyecombe

    Eye injury claims

    If you are in an accident that was not your own fault, and you end up injuring your eyes, you should contact a personal injury lawyer in Pyecombe to see if you can make a personal injury compensation claim.

    Your eyes are very delicate, and if they are injured in the accident then you might be very distressed, as people do not like to think about their eyes being threatened.

    Unfortunately, from an itch to something much more serious, eye injuries happen all the time, and if it should happen to you in an accident that was not your fault then you should speak with a personal injury lawyer Pyecombe about making a personal injury claim.

    Different types of eye injuries

    There are numerous injuries that could happen to your eyes:

    • Our eyes can be very sensitive to gasses or chemicals, and react dramatically to them. Just think how bad your eyes can be when peeling an onion and imagine that many times worse.
    • A blow to the eye, perhaps with a fist or ball, can create inflammation. If the bones that surround the eye are broken, this can push the eye further back into its socket. A blow can cause bleeding to the eye and very occasionally cause the retina to become detached, which if not treated will lead to permanent loss of sight
    • Ultraviolet light and exposure to the sun or sun lamps can cause flash burn to the cornea.
    • Foreign bodies in the eye can cause much irritation, redness and swelling. This can vary greatly depending on what the foreign body is, and you should never try to remove it yourself as you may do more harm than good – let the professional remove whatever it is.

    You may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim using a personal injury lawyer in Pyecombe if your eyes are injured in an accident that was not your fault and happened sometime within the last three years.

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    The signs of an eye injury

    The signs that something is wrong with your eyes can include:

    • Pain in the eyes and surrounding areas;
    • Sensitivity to light;
    • Wet eyes, caused by an increase in the tears produced;
    • Eye muscles going into spasms, causing squints;
    • The feeling you have something in your eye;
    • Redness or soreness of the eyes;
    • Difficulty keeping the affected eyes open;
    • Temporary or permanent loss of sight; and
    • Blurred vision.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Accident Advice Helpline have been helping people with personal injury compensation claims for over 15 years, and we have dealt with many thousands of cases including eye injury claims. Our solicitors have a great deal of experience in obtaining a fair compensation deal for claimants, and will make the process so much easier for you.

    We here to help, and in just a few minutes one of our advisors will talk through your accident with you, discuss your options and give you an idea about how much compensation you can expect to receive. You can contact us on our freephone number, 0800 180 4123, or you can complete our online 30-second test for similar guidance.

    Date Published: 10th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

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