Accident Advice Helpline are finding that a proportion of the queries about personal injury claims that they receive every week now refer to accidents in care homes. The UK population is ageing and so increasing numbers of people are now living in some form of care home situation. Rhyl in North Wales is no exception to this and a certain proportion of Rhyl accident claims will inevitably come from care and nursing homes.
Accident Advice Helpline can help with all the legal aspects of the case. This basically means that an Accident Advice Helpline personal injury lawyer will help to show exactly who was responsible for the accident – this is the person that the injured party will be claiming from. Then they will negotiate a sum of money in compensation.
Rhyl accident claims from care homes – employee accidents
Employees in care homes help the residents with everyday tasks such as washing and dressing and help them to move around the home if they have mobility difficulties. This is a form of manual handling and must be carried out correctly to maintain the safety and dignity of the resident but also to protect the health and safety of the employees.
If the manual handling task is not assessed and planned correctly then the employee can suffer serious musculoskeletal injuries which can give rise to Rhyl accident claims. Accident Advice Helpline has great experience in handling Rhyl accident claims of this sort. They will help to establish who was at fault for the accident and then negotiate a sum of money as compensation. The highly professional personal injury lawyers at Accident Advice Helpline are expert negotiators and always get the best levels of compensation for their clients. They can even help you to claim for money that you have lost because you are injured. You may not have been able to work for some time and may have lost a considerable amount of money from your salary – you may be able to claim for this. You may also have paid out for childcare or household help – you may be able to claim for this as well.
Rhyl accident claims from care homes – resident accidents
If a manual handling accident occurs in a care home it may not only be the employees who get injured – the residents may be injured as well. If it can be shown that this injury was the care home operators fault then the injured resident may be able to start a claim for compensation. Accident Advice Helpline’s personal injury lawyers can help with Rhyl accident claims of this sort. They may be able to show that the wrong equipment was used or that it was used in the wrong way or that the staff were inadequately trained.
Call Accident Advice Helpline free on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim for compensation.