The complete or partial loss of one’s sight has a profound effect upon the way in which they live their life. Our perception of the world, recognition of our friends and family, and our judgement of distance, space and depth is all made possible by the work of our eyes. Furthermore, our eyes are central to interaction and the expression of our emotions. As a result, eye injuries deeply affect people emotionally and financially as well as physically, and when the injury was the fault of another individual it can be particularly traumatic.
Your Eye Injury – Are You Entitled To Claim Compensation?
If you believe that you have suffered an eye injury due to someone else’s recklessness or carelessness, you may be entitled to claim compensation for
- your physical and emotional hardship (in the form of general damages) and
- your financial losses (in the form of special damages).
Perhaps you suffered chemical burns to your eyes due to your employer’s health and safety failures, or you damages one or both of your eyes in a road accident caused by a careless driver. If you are convinced that someone else was to blame and believe that it can be proved, you could win damages.
The severity of eye injuries could range from relatively minor scratches or worsening of vision (perhaps caused by overexposure to screens at work) to chemical burns and blunt or sharp object trauma. Sadly, some injuries will lead to a permanent loss of some or all of the victim’s sight and even in the best case scenario, uncomfortable treatments and time off work may be required leading to a loss of income.
Claiming Eye Injury Compensation – the need for a specialist solicitor
To give yourself the best chance of successfully winning compensation, you will need to have a specialist personal injury solicitor on your side.
Our injury claim team comprises specialists with vast experience handling injury claims and we will steer you through the bureaucracy and complications associated with the legal process. Given the potentially life changing impact of your eye injury, it is only right that you are compensated.
Our team includes accredited members of the Law Society’s own Personal Injury and Medical Negligence panels – and we can see you at any one of our four offices – Salisbury, Fordingbridge, Andover and Amesbury.
Thinking of claiming compensation for an eye injury? Call us today
The specialist accident compensation claim team here at Bonallack & Bishop can help you recover the compensation you deserve. And remember, don’t delay making your application for compensation – strict time limits apply, so don’t lose your chance to claim
• Call our team on  422300 or FREEPHONE 0800 1404544 today for your FREE initial phone consultation and FREE first interview about your eye injury, or
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