Compensation For An Accident At Work In The UK
No matter the precautions or protections that are put in place, workplace accidents may happen under varying circumstances. Injuries caused by workplace accidents usually range in severity from just minor lacerations, sprains, broken bones, severe burns, amputations, and in the worst of cases, fatalities.
Who Can Make a Claim for Compensation for an Accident at Work?
You may have a valid basis for a work accident compensation claim if you get into an accident at your place of work and suffer injuries. Here are some of the situations when you would have a valid claim for compensation.
Slip, trip, or fall accident
Dangerous machinery at your place of work
Dangerous procedures and practices in the workplace
Negligence of co-workers
Non-adherence to Health and Safety regulations
Toxic substances or noxious environment
Poorly maintained or defective equipment
Accident while operating a crane or forklift
Assault at the workplace
Improper or insufficient training
Industrial injuries such as vibration white finger or hand arm vibration
Faulty lifting and manual handling practices due to lack of training
How Can You Help Me?
Every work accident claim is unique, which is why the process involved will differ from one claim to the next, depending on the factors and circumstances involved. Here is a brief breakdown of what’s involved when you hire Angelus Law to act on your behalf for your work accident claim.
We will arrange an independent medical examination
We will notify your employer and your employer’s insurance company of your claim
Your case will be assessed, and liability either accepted or denied based on the evidence presented.
The ideal scenario is when liability is accepted, and agreement for compensation agreed upon. If your employer denies liability, however, the claim might have to go to court to be resolved. It is worth noting that an out of court settlement is still possible even if your employer doesn’t accept liability. Very few cases ever have to go to court.
What Can Be Claimed for in a Work Accident Claim?
Getting into a work accident can include more than just pain and suffering, some injuries may consist of real financial consequences for the victim. Our competent team of solicitors at Angelus Law can easily guide you through the process to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation possible.
Claims for workplace injury compensation may include:
General Damages: It includes physical pain and suffering, decreased quality of life, physical disfigurement or impairment, or even mental anguish.
Medical Expenses: It includes any out of pocket expenses for the work accident injury-related treatment such as counselling, physiotherapy, physical therapy, etc.
Loss of Earning: It includes past and future unpaid sick days as a result of the injury along with any reduction in earnings while you are receiving sick pay.
Travel Expenses: It includes any travel costs associated with treatment related to the work injury such as petrol costs, trains or flights, etc.
Care Claims: It applies to anybody that had to serve as your caretaker following your workplace injury that prevented you from handling your basic everyday needs. The claim is usually paid directly to the caretaker.
If you have suffered a workplace-related injury and would like to learn more about what can be included in your claim, our solicitors are here to help. When you contact us, you need to ensure that you ask about our work accident no win no fee guarantee.
No Win No Fee Work Accident Claims
If you have suffered a workplace-related injury, the last thing you should be worrying about is how to raise funds to start the claim process. It is why we offer our clients our no win no fee guarantee to ensure a hassle-free process with no lengthy paperwork to complete. At Angelus Law, we are your dedicated claim expert and work hard to ensure that claims are settled quickly.
Want to File a Workplace Accident Compensation Claim? Contact Angelus Law Today!
Have you suffered from a workplace accident that resulted in injury? Our team of knowledgeable solicitors can counsel you on how to get the maximum possible compensation for your claim. Start the reclaiming process today by requesting a no-obligation free call back from our compensation solicitor by calling 0151 329 3660.