The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is a national charity that is dedicated to helping individuals who are affected by spinal cord injury. The mission of the organisation is to educate, advise and support all those whose lives are affected by spinal cord injury, which includes sufferers as well as their families. Spinal cord injury can Read More

Wrist Xray

The scaphoid is one of the smaller bones that form a part of the wrist. It is located just under the thumb. A scaphoid fracture occurs most commonly when you fall on your outstretched hand. Pain and swelling around the wrist are typical symptoms of a scaphoid fracture. However, because of the complex anatomy of Read More

Countries To Work In

People often look at many different aspects when it comes to work. Some value money above all else, while others are more content with company benefits and location. Ultimately choosing where in the world you want to work can be a hard decision, especially if it involves moving abroad and relocating. So, we thought it Read More

Abrasion Wound

An abrasion is a common type of injury that occurs when the skin gets grazed or torn off. This can happen when you fall, skid or brush forcefully against a rough, hard surface. Unprotected, bare knees, shins, hands, elbows and ankles are most susceptible to abrasions because they are covered with a thin layer of Read More

Repetitive Strain Injury

Following on from our advice on RSI claims which can be read here we thought it would be interesting to look at what repetitive strain injury is and also offer some tips on how you can help prevent repetitive strain injury in the workplace. RSI or Repetitive Stress Injury is a general term that refers Read More

Insurance Costs

On the surface the personal injury market is fairly straightforward, an incident occurs, a court case is arranged and liability is ruled upon by the judge. Of course we know that the personal injury market is nowhere near as straightforward as this and there would appear to be a further complication on the way. Liz Read More

Lifting Posture

Back injury at work is one of the leading causes of absenteeism in the workplace. In the majority of cases, these injuries are caused due to incorrect execution of job-related tasks such as lifting or handling heavy objects. If your job involves a lot of heavy lifting or handling of heavy objects, whether regularly or Read More

Intervertebral Discs

Whiplash injury occurs when the head moves forward or backward suddenly and is then immediately snapped in the opposite direction. This sudden and forceful motion causes the ligaments and the muscles in the neck to stretch and tear. It may also cause damage to the nerves and in more severe cases injury to the intervertebral Read More

Crash For Cash

Even though there have been significant changes in the way in which personal injury claims are processed, crash for cash is still a problem in the UK. Crash for cash is a term used to describe “deliberate” accidents whereby fraudsters will manufacture an accident and then claim compensation for whiplash and possibly additional expenses such Read More

Actors Claim Amounts

While many of our favourite on screen fictional characters can walk off absolutely any injury, the real people behind these characters are often not so lucky. Particularly those that perform their own stunts (*Cough* looking at you Jackie Chan) and have sustained many on set injury’s over the years. Well, here at Accident Claims Advice Read More