The workplace can be an accident prone environment and this is something we have all witnessed, especially in dangerous workplaces such as construction sites and factories where there is machinery and equipment that could cause fatal accidents.
Fortunately, fatal accidents are not very common; what is seen more often, however, are claims for injuries such as broken teeth at work. Accidents resulting in broken teeth can usually be prevented and can have a drastic impact upon the victim, as we at Accident Advice Helpline appreciate.
We have seen many of these kinds of claims and various severities of broken teeth, from the loss of one or two, to pretty much every tooth being broken, damaged or lost completely. Having 15 years’ experience in the industry we have a very good success rate in claiming the right level of compensation for the severity of the injuries received.
Though we appreciate this compensation won’t instantly make everything better again, we also understand that it can go a long way to help you, and it may bring you comfort to know the person responsible for your accident has been held accountable.
Suffering broken teeth has serious repercussions
Though it may not be a life-threatening injury, sustaining broken teeth at work can have serious and potentially even life-long repercussions for the victim. Any damages to the face or teeth can cause serious confidence issues in the victim; they might begin to become reclusive and not want to be out in public which could in turn have an impact upon their personal relationships as well as their job.
Psychological issues are quite common when it comes to broken teeth, especially severely damaged or even lost teeth, including depression, stress and anxiety. To add to these physical and mental injuries, the victim also has the concern of costly dental work.
Although the compensation an individual receives will usually cover this, if the victim wants to fix their dental problems quickly, they may have to find the money to do this themselves, which can be difficult for some as dental work can become quite expensive.
Compensation for broken teeth
If the accident you were involved in was not considered to be your fault, it is quite likely that you will be eligible to claim compensation. The amount of compensation awarded to you will depend on how bad your injuries were and how much it has cost you to have the problems fixed. Usually the more severe cases will be granted a higher compensation amount.
If you have suffered from broken teeth at work, call Accident Advice Helpline now on our free number – 0800 689 0500 – to see how much you could be owed. We operate on a no win-no fee basis.
Date Published: June 27, 2015
Author: Rob Steen