Back Injury Compensation Claims in Bristol
If you have suffered a back injury through no fault or your own and it is affecting your quality of life, then there’s every chance you could be able to use our personal injury solicitors to make a back injury claim in Bristol.
Your Back Injury Claim: Causes & Conditions
The causes and conditions that our clients have successfully won compensation for will typically include accidents at work including heavy manual lifting. Other scenarios could be car accidents including whiplash and neck injuries, medical negligence, assaults, sporting injuries, or accidents in public places.
When making a back injury claim in Bristol you will need to be properly diagnosed by a doctor. The common types of injury include:
- Back strains
- Neck injuries
- Muscle injuries
- Prolapsed disc
- Spinal injuries
- Spinal fusion
- Degeneration of the spine
- Crush fractures
- Bladder problems
- Slipped disc
- Sexual function issues
- Herniated disc
Back Injuries at Work
Back aches and bad backs, and more serious injuries will most commonly occur in the workplace as an employee. If you have been hurt at work then call us now and give us as much information as possible about the circumstances surrounding the incident. Once we have some initial information from you we will be able to tell you whether or not you can honestly make a personal injury claim for a workplace back injury.
If you do have a case, then our Bristol back injury solicitors will help you to collate as much supporting information as possible to help with your compensation claim. This will include aspects such as:
- Work accident book and reports
- Medical records and reports
- Witness statements where possible
- Receipts for your expenses
All of these aspects will help us to ascertain exactly how much back injury compensation you could be entitled to including exact amounts and payouts.
How Much Back Injury Compensation?
Back injuries will vary from case to case, and our solicitors will be able to advise you in more detail once we have spoken to you about how much you could be due. However, below are some very rough guidelines to back injury compensation amounts and payouts in Bristol:
- Least severe -£1,500 to £5,500
- Minor – £5 500 to £9,000
- Moderate – £9,000 to £27,500
- Serious – £25,500 to £115,000
Concerns You Might Have
If you are taking action due to a back injury claim as an employee, and are concerned about claiming compensation from your employer, then pleased don’t worry. We will treat your call with the utmost confidence. However, employers have a duty of care towards their workers, and if they fail in this care and you become injured then it’s only fair and just that you are compensated.
Many clients we talk to are hesitant about claiming against their work as they are worried it could affect their career. You should be aware that it’s illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee if a claim is brought to book. In addition to that, any back injury compensation will be paid from the company’s insurance policies so it won’t come out of the pocket of your bosses. Please also note that most cases are settled outside of court, very quickly by the insurance companies – our Bristol solicitors can tell you more during an appointment.
Back Injury Compensation Claims Made Easy
When you call us our accident claims advice specialist will ask a few simple questions. Within a few minutes we should be able to ascertain whether or not you can claim for a back injury in Bristol and Avon. If you have a case we will then arrange an appointment with one of our specialist personal injury solicitors as local to you as possible.
Why Use Our Back Injury Solicitors
With a friendly and sympathetic approach to our clients and the law, we will always fight to get the best result. We want you to get access to justice, and our no win no fee* arrangement ensures that nobody can go without legal representation.
To get started call our helpline today to speak to an advisor about what the next stage of the process is so we can help you claim for back injury compensation in Bristol and Avon. Call 01174536648 now. Our no win no fee* solicitors can help for back injury compensation claims in Bristol and Avon. Call now for a free consultation.