Accident at Work
Employers are governed by a Statute to maintain a safe working environment if in any case this has not been provided consequently leading to an employee injury, the employee is within their rights to seek compensation. The compensation could include lost earnings and medical expenses among other factors.
Common Types of Accident at work claims;
- Faulty work equipment compensation
- Ladder fall compensation
- Forklift accident compensation
- Back Injury compensation
- Construction/Building work accident compensation
- Vibration White Finger or Raynaud’s syndrome.
A wide-ranging set of injuries can be caused by each of the above listed unfortunate accidents, commonly occurring include broken and fractured bones, muscle or ligament damage, spinal injury, brain or head injury and burns. It is also important to emphasise the employer’s responsibility of care extends to industrial disease along with physical injuries, this includes deafness, asbestos-related issues, asthma, skin conditions and occupational cancers.
How to Make a Claim?
The first thing you need to do is provide us with some of the basic information about you and your injury, this allows us to quickly allocate your case to one of our experienced partner claims management companies. In order to assess your case, your allocated claims management company will give you a call to discuss your claim and establish the nature and severity of your injury. If a claim is established the claims company will recommend a specialist solicitor who is experienced in your injury type. If you decided to go ahead with making your claim the representing solicitors will typically charge you a success fee of 25% plus VAT from the amount recovered, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be more or less than this. Termination fees may apply if you decide to cancel the case outside your statutory cooling off period for example hours worked on the file, time on telephone calls, letter, payment for DVLA search etc. The recommending claims management company may receive a recommendation fee directly from your legal representative if you agree to proceed with your claim. You are not required to use our enquiry service and may instruct a solicitor on your own.