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    Compensation for a deadly industrial accident

    Compensation for a deadly industrial accident

    If someone you love has been killed in a deadly industrial accident, the impact can be devastating, both emotionally and financially, if you live together or have a family. Industrial accidents can and do have the potential to happen anywhere, at any time, but employers can reduce the risk of accidents occurring by ensuring that they do the following:

    • Ensure that staff are properly trained and aware of health and safety risks
    • Provide well-maintained equipment that is fit for purpose
    • Provide PPE to employees if required
    • Allow employees ample rest breaks, particularly if working night shifts or extended shifts
    • Make sure that machinery is appropriately guarded

    If your family member has been killed in a deadly industrial accident, they may have died at the scene, or they may have been treated in hospital and died later. Either way, it’s a traumatic experience and you could be left suffering financially if your husband, wife or partner has been killed. Have you considered making a claim for compensation? If a negligent employer is to blame for their industrial accident, you have a good chance of successfully being awarded the compensation you deserve. Nothing will bring your family member back, of course, but a settlement could help to ease any financial burden associated with their death or pay for funeral costs.

    What is an industrial accident?

    Industrial accidents apply to any accident which occurs in industry – for example at a garment factory, in a chemical warehouse or perhaps at a tyre fitters, and could include:

    • Building collapse
    • Explosion
    • Fire
    • Chemical leak
    • Faulty machinery
    • Industrial disease (such as industrial deafness)

    If a deadly industrial accident has affected your family, why not get in touch with a personal injury lawyer today? You’ll be able to find out whether you’re entitled to make a claim for compensation – you could receive a substantial settlement.

    Claim today – don’t miss out

    With over 14 years’ experience in the personal injury industry, Accident Advice Helpline is here to help you claim the compensation you deserve, and we have helped hundreds of families claim compensation after an industrial accident. It’s easy to get in touch; just call our 24/7 freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500, day or night, to receive confidential, no-obligation advice from a member of our expert team. Our professional personal injury lawyers work on a 100% no win, no fee* basis, as we know that you might be hard-pushed to pay expensive legal fees – there’s no need to worry. Get in touch today to find out more or to get the ball rolling on your claim.

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    Date Published: January 22, 2015

    Author: David Brown

    Category: Industrial injury claim

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