Serious injury compensation in Westminster for burn injuries
If you have suffered a burn injury in an accident that was not your fault then you may be entitled to claim serious injury compensation in Westminster. We at Accident Advice Helpline are legal specialists in the personal injury area and have vast experience in handling burn injury claims.
A burn injury can be excruciatingly painful and have a lasting impact on your life. The main symptoms include pain, swelling, blistering and redness. In more sever burn injuries you may suffer shock, unconsciousness and fever. You may even be left with permanent scarring.
It is imperative that you seek medical attention straight away. If the accident occurred at work then ask to see the designated first aider, but also make sure you visit a doctor. A doctor can help prevent infection to the area and also administer appropriate treatment.
Your medical records will also act as supporting evidence for your claim for serious injury compensation in Westminster.
Accidents that cause burn injuries
Burn injuries can occur in a variety of ways, not just from a fire or flame. Below are some other causes of burn injuries:
- Heat – this includes steam, hot objects or liquids
- Cold temperatures – ice, wind or cold
Many burn injuries occur in the workplace. This could be due to poor or lack of training, inappropriate protective clothing or faulty equipment. Health and safety regulations protect you and should prevent such accidents occurring. Unfortunately not everyone pays attention and the result can be catastrophic. Whatever the reason, if you are not to blame then you can claim serious injury compensation in Westminster.
How much serious injury compensation in Westminster will I receive?
Thanks to our vast experience in the field, we will be able to provide an approximate amount that you could be entitled to. Every case is different and the amount you are awarded depends on the severity of your burn. If the burn has left permanent scarring or disfigurement then this will also be taken into consideration.
Start your claim now with Accident Advice Helpline
Take the first step in your compensation journey by having a friendly, no obligation chat with one of our advisors. We are happy to answer any questions you may have and start the process for you.
Our lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile now. If we can’t take your call straight away, we’ll even call you back.
Date Published: 26th April 2015
Author: David Brown