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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

    Workplace injury compensation in Dumfries


    At the Accident Advice Helpline, our goal is to help you obtain the maximum possible when you claim workplace injury compensation in Dumfries. To accomplish this, our solicitors place a strong emphasis on fully educating you about the claims process.

    Innocent errors that could affect your workplace injury compensation in Dumfries

    Many mistakes have the potential to hurt your chances of receiving full and fair compensation from your employer. They include:

    1. Talking about your case
      Your employer’s insurance company may contact you in an attempt to elicit incriminating information about your case. If they want you to provide a recorded statement, refer them to your solicitor. They may use your statement for one purpose only: to reduce the amount of compensation they pay you.
    2. Posting information on social media
      Your employer’s insurance company will look at your social media accounts, blogs and web pages to find information that may help them to avoid taking on full responsibility for your accident. To prevent your employer’s insurance company from using your updates to disprove the extent of your injuries, avoid mentioning your accident in posts accessible to the public.
    3. Missing doctor’s appointments
      If your doctor asks you to attend follow-up appointments, make sure you follow their orders. If you miss appointments without good reason, your employer’s insurance company may interpret it as a sign that you are not as injured as you suggest.
    4. Applying too late
      A strict three-year time limit applies to all accident claims. If you do not apply for compensation within this time limit, your employer will have the right to reject your claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline are here for you

    You can harm your claim in many ways – even when you are trying to do the right thing. The best advice remains the simplest: call our Freephone helpline and speak to our trained claims advisors any time you have a question about workplace compensation in Dumfries, and before doing something that may have an impact on the success of your claim. Our personal injury team understand the physical, emotional and financial impact an injury can have on your life and they are here to provide you with free, no-obligation advice in your time of need.

    All you need to do to find out if you can claim is pick up the phone and call 0800 689 0500. This is free if you call from a landline. Or to call from a mobile phone just call. You can also text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and an advisor will give you a call back as soon as they can.

    Date Published: 8th December 2014

    Author: Jan Newell

    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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