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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

    Compensation for electrical work accidents


    Compensation for electrical work accidents

    Any type of work which involves live electricity has the potential to cause serious electrical work accidents, and if your employer doesn’t take steps to ensure your safety at work, you could be seriously injured. Electrical work accidents could happen anywhere, at any time, and fatalities are not uncommon. If you’ve been injured in an electrical accident at work, or if someone you love has been killed in this type of accident, get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline to find out how we could help you to claim personal injury compensation – it isn’t as complex as you might think.

    The first step in the claims process is to choose a reputable personal injury lawyer – our team have years of industry experience and we specialise in personal injury claims. We’ve also been highly recommended for our excellent standards of customer service, so you can trust us to get you the compensation you deserve.

    How have you been injured?

    Electrical accidents such as flashovers, where temperatures can reach up to 35,000 degrees Fahrenheit, have the potential to cause serious, life-changing or life-threatening injuries. Here are a few examples of the types of injuries which could be sustained after an accident involving electricity:

    • Facial burns
    • Burns to your body
    • Blindness (from UV light during a flashover)
    • Internal burns to your throat or lungs
    • Ongoing muscular pain
    • Nerve problems
    • Co-ordination and balance problems
    • Heart problems

    Many of these injuries have the potential to affect you psychologically as well as physically, so if you have suffered and believe your accident could have been avoided, pick up the phone and call us. Or take the 30-second test on our website right now, to find out how much compensation you could claim.

    Don’t suffer in silence

    Your employer has a responsibility to ensure your safety at work – this includes following health and safety regulations, carrying out risk assessments and ensuring that you are trained and competent to carry out your duties. If you feel your employer has been negligent, or that a co-worker is responsible for your accident – for example, somebody who has not received proper training – we can help you claim the compensation you deserve. Don’t suffer in silence, call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 to find out more about the claims process. Our team of professional personal injury lawyers provide a 100% no win, no fee* service, so there’s no need to worry about legal fees.

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    Date Published: June 12, 2015

    Author: David Brown

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.