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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

    Using AAH to claim for rotator cuff injuries in Sheffield


    When claiming for rotator cuff injuries in Sheffield many workers tend to employ the services of us here at Accident Advice Helpline to promote their chances of obtaining compensation. It’s one of the repetitive strain injuries that we are adept at handling due to the fact that we employ 200 specialist solicitors and have been dealing with this type of injury since we first began trading back year 2000.

    How rotator cuff injuries in Sheffield normally occur

    Rotator cuff injuries occur when someone lifts their arms above shoulder level and strains the group of muscles known as the rotator cuff. It’s the sort of injury that field athletes sustain in sports such as javelin, shot putting, and hammer throwing. It also affects factory or warehouse workers who are frequently involved in manual handling.

    When claiming compensation can be justified

    In cases of sports injury, it is not normally possible to claim compensation, because the element of risk is inherent in the sport itself, and the athlete normally accepts this. In the workplace however, if it is deemed that the employer is at fault by not mitigating this risk, then that employer can be sued for compensation, and we at Accident Advice Helpline can lend our expertise to their cause.

    4 important prerequisites to consider

    When contemplating raising personal injury claims for rotator cuff injuries in Sheffield, (or any other town and city here in the UK for that matter), workers need to be aware of 4 qualifying factors that apply to any claim for compensation.

    • The blame for the injury must be attributable to the employer
    • The injury and or its consequences must be sufficiently debilitating, or lead to loss of earnings that warrant a claim
    • Medical proof of the injury and its severity will be required
    • The injury must have taken place within the last three years

    Seek immediate treatment

    If you have suffered from a rotator cuff injury, it is important to seek medical attention as early as possible. If you delay treatment, and simply avoid using that shoulder muscle, you may well develop a condition known as frozen shoulder which can prove extremely debilitating.

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    Take our 30-second test

    If you’d like to verify the legitimacy of your claim, you can visit our website and take our 30-second test. This involves simply inputting six pieces of simple information into the easy 30-second test on the right side of this web page.

    Based on your input, the calculator will check the details against its database, and if it deems your claim to be viable in principle, will then give you an estimate for the basic amount of compensation you could be due. The whole exercise takes less than 30 seconds.

    Making use of our user friendly claim service for rotator cuff injuries in Sheffield

    Our no win no fee service is very user-friendly and is recommended by the famous people’s consumer champion Dame Esther Rantzen.

    If you have any queries, simply call our free helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 16th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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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