Accidents in the workplace are quite rare, although most of us realise they can sometimes occur. However, accidents caused by reckless employees are even rarer, purely because most of us realise it is important to act properly while we are at work.
Most jobs involve some degree of training so those performing that role can do their job in the proper manner. However there are some instances where people may ignore their training and be reckless in some way. If this should occur and you are injured as a result, you may have a good case to make for reckless colleague compensation to be paid to you.
How dangerous can recklessness be?
Reckless behaviour can easily lead to serious injuries occurring for someone else. For example if a colleague plays a prank on someone else, this could have serious consequences for the unsuspecting person involved. There are cases where people have been hurt because another worker was reckless and either did things they should not have done, or neglected to do things that were expected of them.
Situations like these can be more complex when it comes to claiming reckless colleague compensation. This is why it is usually an excellent idea to seek some proper advice about your situation. A professional injury compensation lawyer can take the time to look into your case and assess the circumstances. They will then be able to reveal the likelihood that you might win compensation.
Could we help you in any way?
If you are thinking of an injury you suffered at work because a colleague was reckless in some way, you may now be wondering whether a successful compensation claim might be the outcome. If you would like to know more, call 0800 689 0500 today to get some answers.
Accident Advice Helpline has been operating in this part of the legal arena for 15 years now. As such we have amassed a great deal of experience. We may be well placed to deliver the results you would like from a compensation claim, for any injuries you suffered as the result of recklessness by a colleague at work. Just one call will begin the process, and it could potentially lead to a successful claim for compensation if the case is found in your favour. Call that number today and we’ll see where you stand with regard to a claim.
Date Published: November 30, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead