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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

    How to claim waiting staff injury compensation


    Every year a small number of waiting staff are injured while doing their normal job. Some of these individuals will end up making waiting staff injury compensation claims, of which a proportion will be successful.

    It is difficult to determine whether a particular claim will result in a specific amount of compensation. This depends on all manner of different factors. For example the severity of the injury sustained will come into play, as well as how it was caused. If someone has been injured due to the negligence of someone else however, it is very likely any compensation claim they make will lead to a successful outcome.

    Finding out more about waiting staff injury compensation

    There have been cases where people have been injured through no fault of their own. For example, this type of job is usually quite busy and intense. You may end up making many trips to and from the kitchen and bar area with orders, food and drinks.

    When you start a job like this you should receive information on what to do and how you should go about your duties. While this can reduce the odds of being injured in many ways, your employer still has a clear duty to make sure they consistently provide you with a safe place to work. If you have an accident it might be due to negligence in this area, even though the majority of employers are far from being negligent in any way.

    Knowing how to find out whether you could make a claim

    When you are injured at work it can result in injuries that could prevent you from working for a while. Imagine if you are expected to carry lots of plates back to the kitchen for example, yet there is little room for you to do so. If you end up dropping them on your feet this could cause nasty cuts and injuries.

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    All in all, it is always best to assess the chances of winning compensation by speaking to the experts. You can do this by calling 0800 689 0500 to get in contact with the team at Accident Advice Helpline. Our years of experience will be very useful to have on your side. Once we know the facts surrounding your accident we could match you with one of our experienced lawyers to help things progress further.

    Date Published: September 17, 2015

    Author: Allison Whitehead

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