Sustaining an injury in the workplace is not as rare as it may seem. Thousands of people experience this unpleasant occurrence every year, whilst trying to do their jobs. Whether you are working in an office, a factory or even on an aeroplane, you always need to ensure that you follow certain health and safety procedures. Many workplace accidents are caused by employer negligence, and the results can be devastating. As well as the physical and mental injuries that can be caused, the employee may also lose financially as a result. One of the most common types of workplace accidents are trips and falls, this can happen due to a lack of care and attention on the part of the employer or the employee. Health and safety rules need to be in place, particularly in a very busy workplace.
Who Was At Fault?
Okay, you have been injured at work and as a result you have also lost some or all of your future earning potential. Whilst this is a very unpleasant scenario, it needn’t be so bad. If this accident happened through no fault of your own, you should be able to claim financial compensation. Accident Advice Helpline will be able to assist you with this claim, but you first need to ascertain who was at fault. In order to do this, you first need to get all of the details about your accident and write everything down. Many accidents at work could have been prevented easily, but due to negligence on someone’s part, they were not. Having a witness or two will certainly help you to progress this line of inquiry.
How to Claim From Your Employer
Once you are fairly sure that the accident was not your fault, the next step is to contact a legal expert and tell them about your predicament. Accident Advice Helpline are available 24/7 via a freephone number, and we work on a 100% no win, no fee* basis. We will be able to tell you within 30 seconds of your phone call, whether or not you are due some financial compensation from your employer. You should not worry about appearing in court, this rarely happens and your case will be dealt with in a sympathetic and friendly manner.
Just remember that Accident Advice Helpline deal with this type of case very frequently and we will do their best to ensure that you do not suffer financially as a result of the negligence of others.
Date Published: October 4, 2013
Author: David Brown