Our back injury solicitors provide advice on no win no fee* compensation claims. Our lawyers are members of the Solicitors Regulation Authority panel of personal injury experts. Lumbar pain is a common complaint with 75% of manual workers and 60% of non-manual workers finding it necessary to attend their GP or a hospital A&E; department at some point during their life, complaining of symptoms of back pain. More days are lost at work as a result of back injury than all other causes of absence from work added together. Back pain arising in a working environment can occur either spontaneously or as a result of an accident. In both cases the condition may be as a result of negligence by an employer. In many cases a back injury compensation claim solicitor may be able to take legal action for damages. Other common causes of lumbar pain that are actionable by a back injury compensation claim solicitor include motor vehicle accidents and falls from height. The following type of accident is often the cause of back injury and back pain :-
A back injury compensation claim often arises during the course of employment particularly in jobs that entail manual lifting. Most of these accidents should never happen if employers abided by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations which require that any operations involving manual handling be replaced where reasonably possible with mechanical handling methods. Employers are expected to carry out a risk assessment on all operations and where possible remove the need for any operation that is intrinsically dangerous and this includes manual lifting or manual handling.
Back pain is a common complaint in all areas of society. It has been reported that 75% of manual workers and 60% of non-manual workers will have attended their GP sometime during their working life complaining of symptoms of back pain. Back pain can occur either spontaneously or as a result of an accident. There is a fine distinction between the two as it is often the case that an accident is the main factor for either an episode of back pain or permanent disability.
Judges assess the value of awards for back injury by considering previously decided cases and by applying guidelines set out by the Judicial Studies Board. Prior to making a decision the judge will also hear representations from the back injury compensation claim solicitor acting on behalf of the claimant. The following assessments of damages for back injury are derived and extracted from the Judicial Studies Board Guidelines. Cases involving paralysis are in a totally different category to ordinary back injuries and damages awards often well exceed the categories outlined below. Relatively few back injuries which do not give rise to paralysis command awards above about £25,000. In those that do there are special features :-
Our back injury solicitors deal with accident compensation claims on a no win no fee* basis. We will minimalise any inconvenience to you and we offer advice on back injury claims at no cost without further obligation from some of the best lawyers in the business. We ensure that our client's interests are a priority and our solicitors deal with back injury claims in a friendly, efficient and competent manner to ensure that you get the compensation that you deserve in the shortest time scale possible. We operate the no win no fee* scheme otherwise known as a conditional fee agreement. No legal charge is payable unless the legal case is won and the client obtains an award of compensation. In the event that the legal claim is lost there is no charge made to the client.
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We operate the no win no fee* scheme otherwise known as a conditional fee agreement. No legal charge is payable unless the legal case is won and the client obtains an award of compensation. In the event that the legal claim is lost there is no charge made to the client.