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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

    Accident at work in Wigan

    Commonly asked questions about working with a workplace injury solicitor

    If you have been hurt in an accident at work in Wigan, do you know where you stand when it comes to compensation?

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we regularly assist people that have been injured in an accident at work with making a fast, affordable compensation claims. If you are unsure about whether or not you could be eligible to enlist the help of a personal injury solicitor and claim compensation for your injury, read on to find answers to frequently asked questions about working with a workplace injury solicitor.

    Can I make a compensation claim for an injury sustained in an accident at work in Wigan?

    You can make a claim for an accident at work, provided you were in no way at fault, and can prove there was negligence displayed by your employer that lead to the accident. Furthermore, the accident in question must have taken place within the past three years.

    There is plenty of legislation in place to protect employees, and ensure that they are safe and healthy in their place of work. If your employer has failed to comply and you’ve been left nursing an injury as a result, take action, and make a claim.

    How can I prove my employer was to blame?

    If for example, you were at work in a commercial kitchen and slipped on a wet floor and suffered a head injury, you can claim compensation if you have proof that your employer knew of the wet floor, and yet neglected to clean it up correctly. You should be able to provide your solicitor with things like photographic evidence, copies of workplace accident reports and witness statements to strengthen your case.

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    Do I have to face my employer in court?

    It can often be the case that employers would rather reach an out-of-court settlement than go to trial, so you may not need to attend a hearing to receive a compensation payout. We know that it can seem a daunting prospect to take on your employer, but it’s important to remember that you are acting within your legal rights if you’ve been injured, and that you deserve to be compensated.

    Why work with Accident Advice Helpline?

    For over fourteen years, we have been one of the top personal injury firms in the UK. We are dedicated to handling these sorts of cases, and help award over £30 million a year in payouts. If you have been involved in an accident at work in Wigan, if you weren’t at fault, we can help you receive the maximum amount possible whilst minimising the stress and inconvenience.

    We work on an affordable No Win, No Fee basis too, so there’s nothing payable upfront to get a claim underway.

    To find out more about enlisting the help of Accident Advice Helpline, call today on: 0800 689 0500

    Date Published: 19th May 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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