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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 for being injured on public transport to work?

    We all know accidents can happen in plenty of different situations. For example, you might have an accident on public transport. While such incidents are uncommon, there is the potential for them to occur from time to time. However, could you claim for being injured on public transport to work? Would this be a different situation where your employer might have liability?

    A mixed response

    A recent body of research commissioned by Accident Advice Helpline found that people were split over whether they could claim for being injured on public transport to work. A total of 41.5% of those questioned thought they could make a claim against their employer under these circumstances. Conversely, 58.5% thought they wouldn’t be able to do this. The data also found men and women shared the same views on this topic in almost identical numbers.

    Clearly, people were a little unsure whether they might be able to lodge a claim for compensation resulting from any injuries suffered in this situation. However, the reality is that a claim like this is indeed perfectly valid. Every case is different, and as such your situation should be considered by someone who is a professional injury compensation lawyer with appropriate experience. However, if there is evidence to back up your claim, you can most certainly lodge such a claim.

    Accident Advice Helpline may be able to help out

    We have been helping people in situations similar to yours for over 15 years now. There is a chance we could do the same for you, and we can certainly offer our expert advice with no obligation at all for you to continue with a claim.

    The first thing to do is to pick up the phone and speak to one of our team advisors by calling 0800 689 0500. Once you have done this, you can find out whether you would be able to claim compensation. This would be calculated according to the injuries you suffered, where they are and how serious they are. Each injury is assessed separately in order to arrive at a compensation figure, if your case is a success. Make sure you stand a chance of winning by getting in touch with us today. We are always here to help whenever we are able to, and this could mean we are able to win you a sum of compensation you wouldn’t otherwise have got.

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    Accident at Work True or False

    Date Published: May 3, 2016

    Author: Allison Whitehead

    Category: Research

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