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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

    Scarring Claim


    A very devastating type of injury that someone can sustain when they have been injured is a scar. These often will last for months or even years after the accident happened. They also can disfigure someone, especially if the scars are on the face. There are different types of ways that people can get a scar. Below are five ways that someone in an accident can be scarred.

    Work accidents can lead to a scarring claim

    When a worker isn’t wearing their correct protective equipment, they often are going to be injured at work and have to deal with scarring. It’s often a problem for those that work on building sites or with dangerous equipment.

    Defective products can lead to a scarring claim

    When a product is defective and it doesn’t work the way that it should, a lot of people are injured using the product and some of these injuries can lead to a scarring claim against the company who made the product.

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    Road accidents can lead to a scarring claim

    When a pedestrian, bicyclists or motorcyclist is in an accident, often they will have damage that leads to scarring. This is especially true when the person isn’t wearing the right kind of gear, like helmets or protective clothing.

    School accidents can lead to a scarring claim

    Many children are injured when they have been in an accident at school. This can range from being injured on the playground to being injured in the classroom due to an explosion or a cut while doing a laboratory experiment in science.

    Clinical negligence can lead to a scarring claim

    When someone has surgery, they often expect to have some kind of scar. However, when a doctor or hospital is careless with their patient’s care, they often will have a scar that they did not expect. This could happen because the person fell or because the doctor made a mistake with the diagnosis and didn’t need to perform the surgery.

    If you have been in an accident and you have been scarred, one of the things that you should do is get a solicitor to help you with your claim. If you would like some help with this, we can help you at Accident Advice Helpline. Just give us call and we well put you in the right direction to find the right solicitor to help you with your claim.

    Date Published: 23rd February 2013

    Author: jan_newell

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