Accidents at work compensation examples
Here at Accident Advice Helpline we have have won compensation for a delivery driver after a road traffic accident at work. Accident Advice Helpline’s client was awarded £4,300 for the injuries he received when a car failed to stop and hit him. Accident Advice Helpline’s customer was doing his duties as a delivery driver when he was hit by a car which was driven onto the property at speed.
Despite the reality that Accident Advice Helpline’s client was dressed in a high-visibility coat, the operator of the car was unsuccessful in stopping in time. When Accident Advice Helpline’s customer was struck by the car he fell and damaged his knee joint, causing significant soft tissue and connective tissue damage.
Following the accident, Accident Advice Helpline’s client suffered pain and irritation in his knee joint for two years. Upon taking charge of the claim, Accident Advice Helpline ensured that our customer was seen by a suitable medical expert and that further fact-finding procedures were carried out to determine the full level of his injuries. Investigations were likewise carried out to determine the insurers of the driver so that we could mediate directly with them in order to settle the issue of liability. Accident Advice Helpline was able to settle this claim with the defendants admitting full responsibility for the accident. Take our 30-second test™ to see if we can help you.
Accidents at work compensation examples: what you can claim for after an accident
According to recent figures from ROSPA (The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) accidents at employment continue to be hazardous. The duty remaining with employers to maintain a safe working surroundings is greater than ever.
Accidents at work often result in injuries due to:
- defective equipment
- negligence of other employees
- unsafe working practices adopted by the employer
Can I make a claim for workplace compensation
Whatever your occupation you could be put in a situation where you are involved in an accident at work. If the accident was not your fault you could be entitled to compensation. Accidents at work compensation examples are good to look at to give you an idea of what you can claim.
Common types of accidents that happen in the workplace:
- Slipping on wet surfaces
- Tripping over equipment left lying around
- Falls from height
- Lifting and carrying accidents
- Accidents involving machinery
Accident Advice Helpline has many experienced advisers on hand to help you through the steps you need to take in order to make a successful claim. They will be able to give you further examples of successful compensation claims, made by clients in similar circumstances, in order to give you a better idea of how much compensation you might be able to claim.