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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Can you claim if you are burnt whilst using a coffee machine at work?


    Whether you can claim if you are burnt whilst using a coffee machine at work depends on the circumstances.

    Burnt whilst using a coffee machine at work

    You may, for instance, qualify for compensation if you were burnt whilst using a coffee machine at work because the machine was defective. You could also be entitled to compensation if, for instance:

    • Your work involves using a coffee machine, but you were not trained properly in the safe use of the machine
    • Someone else caused you to trip or slip and subsequently get burnt by knocking over a coffee machine

    In short, you could be eligible to make a personal injury claim if you were burnt whilst using a coffee machine at work through no fault of your own.

    When and how to claim

    Compensation claims must be initiated within three years of the date you sustained your injury. It is, therefore, imperative to get compensation advice and enlist the help of a skilled, experienced injury solicitor as soon after your coffee machine accident as possible.

    Accident Advice Helpline

    Our in-house solicitors boast over 16 years’ experience in helping people like you get the compensation their injuries entitle them to. Able to process the clear majority of claims virtually entirely over the phone, every member of our nationwide legal team is dedicated to:

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    • Supporting you all the way through the claim process
    • Bringing your claim to a satisfactory conclusion efficiently and quickly

    Claim circumstances and individual situations can vary a great deal. We cannot, therefore, guarantee how long it will take for your claim to be settled or how much compensation will ultimately be awarded.

    Out-of-court settlements

    While our solicitors can often avoid the need for cases to go to court, these differences in circumstances/situations also mean we cannot guarantee that this will happen in your case.

    Contact us

    If you believe you may have a work injury claim, use our online compensation calculator to confirm your eligibility to claim and initiate contact with our legal team. Alternatively, you can have a no-obligation, confidential chat with one of our helpful, sympathetic advisors.

    You can call our 24/7 helpline from your mobile by calling 0333 500 0993 or from a UK landline by calling 0800 689 0500. Any personal details you provide online or over the phone will be kept confidential. All claims are processed by our own solicitors on a no-win, no-fee* basis.

    Date Published: April 18, 2017

    Author: Accident Advice

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.