injury claim hindheadThere are many forms of accidents and also illnesses which, if you can prove they were not your fault, you can claim compensation for. There will be an injury claim Hindhead, and elsewhere in the UK, firm that can advise you as to whether or not you have a case to claim compensation. You should file a claim for compensation for personal injury within three years of having the accident in which you sustained you injury, or within the same time period of first being diagnosed with an illness which could be work-related.
Exposure to hazardous substances
There are many different types of hazardous substances such as asbestos, PVC, lead and a plethora of others. If you work with these substances your employer must provide you with protective clothing and ensure that levels of exposure to these hazardous substances are kept to the minimum.
“The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations” or COSHH lay down the rules for employers to follow and failure to do so can lead to an employer being liable for personal injury claim Hindhead submissions.
If you have been exposed to any hazardous substance and have developed an illness, then you should contact an accident injury claim Hindhead specialist solicitor.
Lead is just one substance which comes into the category of hazardous substances. It is used in many forms, for example lead is used in the manufacturing of batteries and lead oxide can be produced when an old building which is demolished and lead or metalwork coated with lead paint is cut up. If you work with lead then your employer should provide you with protective clothing.
Members of the public can contract lead poisoning if there is a spillage or if it has been disposed of or incinerated in dangerous ways.
The symptoms of lead poisoning range from the mild, abdominal pain, nausea and headaches to the more serious. Nowadays exposure to high levels of lead is rare, but accidents do occur.
Your solicitor for an accident injury claim in Hindhead
If you believe you have lead poisoning then you should contact an accident solicitor to make a personal injury claim to get justice and compensation. You can find a lawyer for an injury claim in Hindhead by typing this phrase into your search box and if you do that, you will probably find an advert for Accident Advice Helpline.
Accident Advice Helpline can be contacted day and night every day of the week on the freephone number 0800 689 0500. We will give you our expert advice and help advance your claim for compensation if that is what you want us to do. If you also visit our website, you can take the thirty second test and find out how much you could get if your claim is successful. Call us for free injury claim in Hindhead advice today.