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Definitive Guide to Work Injury Compensation

work injury compensation

If you suffer an accident at work or there is an incident which causes you an injury, you may well be able to claim injury at work compensation. If you are unsure about whether or not you have grounds to claim or are wondering how much work injury compensation you might be entitled to, read … Read more

Whiplash Recovery Guide Part 3 – How Long Does Whiplash Last

how long does whiplash last

In this this third part of our comprehensive guide to recovering after a whiplash accident and how long does whiplash last. We’ll go through what the most common treatments are for whiplash and how long it might take you to recuperate. If you want to learn more about the claims process for whiplash compensation take … Read more

Whiplash Recovery Guide – Part 2 – Whiplash Symptoms

whiplash symptoms

In this second part of our guide to recovering from whiplash, we’ll go through what whiplash is, what whiplash symptoms are, and how doctors will go about diagnosing the condition. Part 1 of the whiplash recovery guide goes through the legal process of claiming for compensation after a whiplash injury, and read on for Part … Read more

Whiplash Recovery Guide Part 1 – How to Claim for Whiplash

how to claim for whiplash

Whiplash is a very common injury and one which is often misunderstood. Part of the reason for this is that whiplash so often varies in severity with mild cases meaning a sore neck for a couple of days, but more serious cases needing ongoing pain relief and treatment. This is Part 1 of our Whiplash … Read more

Back Injury Compensation – A Guide to the Process

back injury compensation

Over 7.6 million working days are lost each year in the UK because of workers with back problems and back pain which can be long lasting and difficult to treat. It’s not all bad news though, because if your back injury has been caused by someone else, you could have a case for claiming back injury … Read more

Whiplash Compensation, How Much Can I Claim?

whiplash compensation how much can i claim

Over half a million people suffer whiplash injuries every year in the UK, most commonly after a car accident. Whiplash is an injury caused when your neck is moved suddenly back and forwards or side to side, and this movement stretches the ligaments and tendons.

What’s An Average Whiplash Claims Payout?

what's an average whiplash claims payout

Whiplash is one of the most common reasons for a compensation claim, especially after a car accident. Whiplash is a medical term to describe the injuries caused by sudden movements of the neck, either to the side, back or front. Here we look at an average whiplash claims payout. These sudden movements damage ligaments and … Read more

Car Crash Injuries Compensation – Definitive Guide

car crash injuries compensation

Although in world terms the UK performs very well for road safety, there are still over 200,000 people injured in accidents on British roads every year. Improvements in car safety have seen the number of deaths declining rapidly, but the many other thousands of people who are involved in accidents can be left with potentially … Read more

Accident at Work Compensation Calculator

accident at work compensation calculator

The UK’s record on health and safety has improved considerably in recent years, but it’s still shocking to discover that every year around 130 people are killed at work and 27 million working days are lost through injuries and workplace related injuries. It is estimated that these absences and accidents cost the UK economy just … Read more

How Long Does Probate Take?

how long does probate take

Probate is the name of the legal piece of paper which allows someone to deal with the estate of someone who has died. This is usually someone close to the deceased such as a relative or close friend, or a legal professional. In order to have the right to contact banks, pay off debts and … Read more