Armed Forces' Accidents

There is a great deal of support for the men and women who serve our country in the Armed Forces and most people understand the often challenging and difficult position they are in. Sometimes though, if you are serving in the Armed Forces you may have an accident and suffer from injuries and this can be very worrying and upsetting too.

We do understand that you will be feeling unsure about what to do next, and that you may also be worried about your future in the armed forces following your recovery, especially if your injury was serious. We can help you to understand your legal position and to be able to make an informed decision about what your next steps will be.

We know how daunting it is to visit a solicitor and to discuss a claim for compensation against your current employer. You will be concerned about how this will affect your future career. You can be sure that we understand your concerns and we will handle your claim sensitively.

Types of accidents when working in the armed forces
There are a number of different ways in which you may have been injured whilst serving your country in the armed forces. 

You may have had an accident when working in the kitchen, or in a warehouse. It could be that you had an accident with one of the vehicles on the ground or whilst driving in one. Alternatively, you may have been injured whilst on duty or on an exercise. 

Compensation is payable when you have an accident as the result of someone else’s negligence and it is there to try to put you in the position you were in before your accident. There are many ways you could be injured whilst in the armed forces, but whatever the circumstances around your accident or injuries, you should talk to a solicitor to see if you are able to claim compensation.

How we can help you 
We are an experienced and forward thinking law firm who put our clients at the heart of everything we do. Because we have been in operation for nearly 200 years, we have learnt to move with the times and give our clients what they want.

As a result, we make sure that we never use complicated legal jargon when speaking to you and that we will keep you informed at every stage of your claim. We’ll provide you with a dedicated person to contact with any questions or queries, or if you just want some reassurance about how things are going.

Due to the fact there are now a number of different ways to be able to fund a claim for personal injury, we will discuss all of the options with you and also offer you advice on which one we think is most suitable. 

Making the decision to make a compensation claim against your employer can be tough, but we can help you make the decision when you are fully informed of your options, so contact us today.

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