Suffered An Injury at Work
All employers must ensure that the workplace or work practice is safe. To ensure that this is the case, an employer has many rules and regulations that it must comply with in order to ensure your safety. The law imposes a duty on your employer to provide a safe place of work, a safe way to work and in some cases provide protective clothing and equipment to safe guard you against any injuries. An employer has to even ensure that your work colleagues are competent. If they fail in that duty, and you become victim to an injury as a result of that failure you have a right to claim compensation.
Common Types of Accidents At Work
The following are some examples of accidents at work type of cases:
• An accident due to defective or dangerous machinery
• An injury resulting from manual handling or heavy lifting
• An Injury resulting from exposure to chemicals
• An injury form a trip or slip whilst at work
• Accident at a construction site
• An injury sustained due to a lack of safety equipment
These are just an example of some of the more common types of accidents at work claims. There other types too.
What Can I Claim For
• Compensation for Personal Injury
• Damaged Personal Belongings
• Medical Expenses and Treatment Costs
• Loss In Earnings
• Travelling Expenses – Incurred As A Result Of The Accident
• Future loss and care
This is just an example of the types of claims you can make after an accident at work. There are other claims you can make, it will just depend on the type of accident you have had. Our specialist solicitors will ensure that you get your maximum compensation.
What To Do If You Have Suffered An Injury At Work
Meade Law’s friendly team of experts are on hand to advise you if you have suffered such an injury. If you are not sure whether you might qualify, let us know the details – you might be surprised.
It is imperative that you contact us straightaway after your accident. The sooner you contact us after your accident the sooner we can take vital steps to gather and preserve necessary evidence enabling us to make the strongest case on your behalf.