If you have been injured at work, and it was not your fault, you may be able to claim compensation.
Employers owe a duty of care to their employees. This includes:
- A duty to provide them with a safe system of work and work procedures
- A duty to provide them with safe equipment and machinery
- A duty to provide them with safe premises
- A duty to provide them with adequate training
- A duty to comply with manual handling regulations
- A duty to carry out health and safety risk assessments.
There are many regulations and duties with which employers have to comply. When accidents happen, it is normally because they have failed to do so. If you have been injured because of this then you can claim compensation.
We have acted for a number of employees injured in accidents at work including:
- Injured in a fall
- Injured due to lack of training
- Injured by machinery
- Injured due to faulty equipment
- Slips/trips in the workplace
- Injured due to lack of supervision and/or assistance
- Injury on a building site
- Injured due to failure of procedures
- Injury in a factory
- Injury in an office
- Suffering an industrial disease injury
- Suffering an asbestos related injury
We have acted for clients who have sustained a wide range of injuries caused by accidents at work from fractures to head injuries. As well as different types of work accidents, people suffer different types of injuries including back injury, fractures, traumatic amputations, soft tissue injuries, crush injuries, spinal injury, head injury and even fatalities.
As well as compensation for the injuries themselves and the pain and suffering and reduced quality of life, we have also helped clients to recover compensation for loss of earnings and travel expenses as well as other things like care and equipment costs. We understand that being off work even for just a few weeks can cause financial hardship. We will work to recover an interim payment for you whenever possible.
Sometimes employees are worried about making a claim because they fear they may lose their job. Contact us and we can discuss this with you.