Do you require a solicitor for your agricultural injury claim?
If you have been the victim of an accident on a farm then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. You can contact us today to find out more and to engage the services of our solicitor in Allendale if you have been injured.
Common farm accidents
Whiplash to limb loss can occur from accidents involving farm vehicles, such as forklift trucks, 4×4 quad bikes and combine harvesters to name a few. Farm workers can easily injure themselves on exposed blades or transmission belts which should be covered. Accidents involving farm machinery can pull off limbs.
Injuries, such as concussion or even death, can be caused by heavy falling objects such as bales of hay or heavy equipment. Many injuries and illnesses can be caused by chemicals and other hazardous substances such as pesticides commonly used on farms if the appropriate personal protective equipment isn’t provided.
Accidents involving silos, slurry stores or pits can be extremely serious. People have drowned or been asphyxiated from falling into slurry stores and inhalation of toxic fumes can cause industrial asthma.
High levels of noise can cause industrial deafness or tinnitus. Farm workers can be at risk of contracting vibration white finger caused by vibrating farm tools.
Farmers lung a form of industrial asthma is an illness caused by exposure to dust, especially prevelant on farms where large amounts of grain or hay is stored. Dangerous livestock cause approximately 8% of all farm related injuries as working with large, heavy and unpredictable livestock carries high risks.
How much will a solicitor in Allendale cost?
All of Accident Advice Helpline’s solicitors only work on a no win, no fee basis so your solicitor in Allendale won’t charge you a penny to start your injury claim. Your solicitor in Allendale will work tirelessly and efficiently on your injury claim and in many cases they are able to reach a settlement without the need for a court appearance.
Accident Advice Helpline is experienced in assisting victims of no-fault accidents and they have a wealth of experience in assisting with successful injury claims as they were established during 2000. Accident Advice Helpline are endorsed by Dame Esther Ranzten the consumer rights champion.
So if you are the victim of an injury caused by an accident that wasn’t your fault get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline straight away on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 or text ‘claim365’ to 88010.
Date Published: 18th March 2014
Author: David Brown