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hi! Afriend of mine slipped inan office building and injusred

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hi! Afriend of mine slipped inan office building and injusred his back in feb 2013 then just last week he was involved in an r.t.a his car was rear ended. can he claim for both accidents if his injuries are similatr haowcananyone distinguish between the 2 accidents. Might he be better off moneywise by not claiming for the injuries caused by the second accident

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1. Your friend should make a separate claim for each accident. This is because there is money given for each accident, for just being involved in the accident. Whilst there may be some overlap between the injuries caused by both accidents, the doctors will be able to attribute the injuries suffered to each accident and will be able to attribute whether the second accident made the injuries worse. Your friend would be foolish not to make a claim for the second accident. If he does this, there will be questions raised in the first claim as to why he is not claiming for the second accident.

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