Suffering a serious injury as a result of an accident at work can be incredibly frustrating and can put you in an extremely awkward position.
Thousands of people are injured in their workplaces each year and often is down to the negligence of their employer, whether it is through a lack of adequate training, poor and unsafe working conditions or faulty equipment.
In almost all of these instances the victim is left with an uncomfortable feeling towards taking legal action against their employers and we understand that, but you shouldn’t feel uncomfortable or threatened against doing so as it is not you who is in the wrong.
By not providing the correct training or ensuring your working conditions and equipment are safe your employer is in breach of their Statutory Duty as according to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
Why should I make an accident at work claim?
The compensation you could receive for an injury suffered as a result of an accident at work can go a long way to helping to pay for any program of rehabilitation you may require, not to mention any of the adaptations we mentioned above; these are things that without financial support will be very difficult to afford.
As a result of the accident it is also likely that you or your loved one would have suffered a severe loss of earnings and it is common in a lot of serious injury cases that the accident victim never returns to their previous role due to the nature of your injury.
How can Sincere Law help me?
Firstly, the most important thing we do is help you with your recovery. We work alongside some of the country’s top medical experts from a whole range of specialist fields that can provide you with the highest quality of care and rehabilitation for whatever injury you may have suffered.
Secondly, the most common fear from a victims perspective when it comes to an accident at work claim, is the possibility that your employer will dispute the cause of the accident and therefore you may have to to face them in court. We can reassure you that more often than not we are successful in agreeing an alternative dispute resolution with your employer, so that the claim is settled without you ever having to step foot inside a courtroom.
So, if you think you might have claim regarding an injury suffered as the result of an accident at work, contact us today by filling in the form to the right hand side or call us on 0800 092 2896
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