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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 I claim for an accident as a carpenter?

    If you are a skilled craftsman and have been injured during your work you may be wondering ‘Can I claim for an accident as a carpenter?’ The answer to the question is ‘yes’; you may have a valid claim. Calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 will help you to find out more. We are a long-established law firm that specialises in this type of claim and our team of expert lawyers will be happy to take your call. It is important to call us as soon as possible after the accident has occurred so that we can get your claim moving quickly.

    How can Accident Advice Helpline assist me?

    As a law firm with more than a decade of experience in compensation claims, you will never feel as though you are not supported during the course of your claim. When you first call us we will take all the details of your claim and let you know if we believe that your claim has a good chance of success. As we work on a no win, no fee basis, we will never ask you for money to get your claim started and any fees that are payable will be calculated after we have finished.

    Securing compensation can be important, particularly in jobs such as carpentry. As it requires skill and experience, it may be that you have been learning your craft for a number of years. Should you need to take time away from work for any reason then you may find it difficult to manage financially. It could be that you are self-employed and the actions that led to your accident have left you unable to earn and unable to claim benefits. This is why it is so important for people who have been injured through no fault of their own to make a claim. Making a claim is also important to help prevent similar accidents from occurring in the future. It can lead to additional safety measures and procedures being put into place so that the job becomes safer for those who attempt it in the future.

    What do I need to do?

    The simple answer to this question is that you need do nothing at all, apart from call Accident Advice Helpline. The good news is that you can do this at any time of night or day as we have a 24-hour free helpline on 0800 689 0500 operated by professionals. We are happy to answer any questions that you may have about the claims process and we will explain to you exactly how it all works. Getting the answer to questions such as ‘Can I claim for an accident as a carpenter?’ is far easier than you might think!

    It is no longer the case that accidents in the workplace are seen as part and parcel of the job. Accident Advice Helpline was set up to help change the way that people view these accidents. Incidents are often preventable with the right safety measures and procedures, and employers are legally obliged to protect their staff. Those who are self-employed should still expect a safe working environment.

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    Date Published: February 9, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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