If you want to start a claim for miners knee compensation then you should discuss your case with a specialist lawyer who deals with miners knee cases such as Tylers Solicitors. This will ensure that your miners knee compensation claim has the best chance of success, because Tylers Solicitors have the competence and professional expertise required to process a claim for miners knee sufferers.
If you want to proceed with your miners knee compensation claim then you should call Tylers Solicitors (freephone) on 0800 699 0079 who can then proceed to talk you through your miners knee compensation claim. Alternatively, if you are on your mobile phone, you can call 0333 577 0320, which is free to call with free minutes on your mobile phone. We are a no win no fee miners knee personal injury solicitors.
When one kneels for long periods or craws, one is at a risk of having huge strains at his/her joints. The strains at the joints and the limps may lead to a condition called miners knee injury. This condition leads to swelling around the kneecap. The swelling is not painful unless pressure is applied on it. This condition is mostly common in workers who work in the mining industries. The complication affects; knee bones, knee cartilages, knee ligaments, tendons and muscles joining at the knee.
How much you should claim
Claiming for compensation depends on the extent of the pain and suffering and financial loss suffered by the employee. In the UK painful bruising and twisting knee injuries are settled at an amount between £1000-£4200. The payout for ongoing symptoms is averaged to be £4200 while serious knee injuries are estimated to be over £19,000
Symptoms of miners knee injury
· Pain-the condition may result to discomfort in your knee. The pain makes the worker lose concentration in the work place due to pain pressure.
· Difficulties in moving and mobility for the involved worker due to discomfort and pain when moving.
· Swelling around the joint- if a worker has sores around the joints and the tendons, then they may be suffering from miners knee injury
When you realise that you are suffering from this problems, you can either chose self-diagnosis or seek the assistance of a medical specialist.
No win No free solicitor?
This is an arrangement that is made between the employee who is suffering from miners knee injury and the solicitor. The advantage is that the solicitor evaluates the eligibility of your claim without receiving any form of payment. The payment will depend on whether your claim is successful of not. If your compensation claim goes through, then you will be obliged to pay the involved solicitor. The solicitor is paid part of the compensation money when the claim is successful. You need to provide the solicitor with the information about your claim and they will evaluate the success rate of your claim.
How to make the compensation claim
If the miners knee is a complication that has been stimulated by your employment, you should contact a solicitor who then makes a claim on your behalf. Your employer is obliged to pay for any bills incurred due to medical attention or treatment. You can claim compensation for pain and suffering as well as financial losses and suffering.
Because the miners knee injuries are caused due to repetitive action and kneeling tasks, a worker should consider taking breaks in his work schedule to avoid the risk of suffering from this condition. However if employees happens to suffer from the injuries, they should look for a solicitor who can make compensation claims for them. The involved company will have to give compensation for both financial losses as well as suffering.
Contact Tylers Solicitors today!
If you suffer from miners knee then you may be eligible to claim compensation. Call Tylers Solicitors today (freephone) on 0800 699 0079.