Suffering a serious accident at work can be upsetting, humiliating and draining. As well as the obvious physical pain and damage suffered, there’s also the emotional and psychological toll to consider. A substantial workplace accident can sap confidence and self-belief.
One environment where workplace accidents occur with alarming regularity is the factory. Given the scale of the tasks performed and size of the machinery involved, it’s perhaps unsurprising to learn that manufacturing as an industry is home to a number of workplace accidents.
What to do after a workplace accident
That does not mean, however, that they should be taken as just an acceptable part of working life, particularly if you were not at fault. The following steps can help you make significant strides to getting you back on your feet.
Ask yourself whether the accident at work was anyone’s fault?
If your injuries at work were the consequence of negligence on behalf of someone else, then you may well have a case for work injury compensation. For example, if you were given insufficient protective clothing, irrelevant or out of date training or faulty tools with which to work, then you may have a workplace accident claim to make.
Get expert advice
In these situations it is always best to seek advice from the very best. After all, you first want to make sure you have a strong case, and then that you get the full amount of work accident compensation you deserve.
Accident Advice Helpline is a law firm with over 10 years experience of helping with work accident claims. Championed by ‘voice of the consumer’ Esther Rantzen, they know exactly what it takes to make your claim a successful one.
Their free-phone number is available to call 24/7 with experts on the other end waiting to offer friendly and professional advice and expertise regarding your work accident claim.
Stake your claim
There is no obligation to push ahead with your accident at work claim after your opening conversation but, if you do decide to go ahead, Accident Advice Helpline will be there right until the end of the journey.
They are able to process the vast majority of claims over the phone which means the potential stresses, pressures and complications of a court appearance shouldn’t be an issue while all their cases are taken on a no-win, no-fee basis.
Should you suffer an accident at work, don’t take it lying down or let it negatively impact your life .
Date Published: October 28, 2013
Author: David Brown