Although it may appear to be amusing from the outside this video clip shows just what can happen to people when they are involved in a factory accident. One second you are going about your daily business, the next, your life can be turned upside down – all in a matter of seconds. There are the obvious material costs of a factory accident but there is also the damage an accident can cause to you mentally and emotionally.
If you’ve been injured in a factory accident you are not the only one
Around 150,000 people are killed or injured at work in the UK each year according to the Health and Safety Executive.
Injuries caused by an accident at work can range from the relatively minor to the serious and of course death. If you have been injured in a factory accident in the past three years you may be entitled to claim for compensation.
Compensation covers all kinds of areas which you may be struggling with since your were injured in a work accident that wasn’t your fault. Areas such as:
- Medical bills
- Loss of earnings
- Travel expenses
- Moderations to your home
Making a claim after an accident at work
Wherever you work and whoever your employer is, there are rules and regulations designed to keep you safe. These rules MUST be adhered to at all times and if someone has not ensured the rules are being followed they may be held responsible.
With the right advice and assistance you may be able to make a claim for injuries. This is money that could be vital to you and your family as you recover from your injuries, as well as money that can be used if you are unable to work for some time afterwards.
Who you need to contact following a work accident
Accident Advice Helpline can certainly advise you with your personal injury compensation claim. They have been around for over ten year and are specialists in cases where people have been injured at work.
In order to help you decide whether you have a case for compensation or not, Accident Advice Helpline provides a quick 30-second test, which will determine if you have a case for compensation.
You can call their helpline 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week and due to the fact that most of the information is gathered over the phone, it’s highly unlikely you will need to attend court.