If you get injured in an accident at work, you might wish to claim against your employer for compensation for those injuries you received. An accident lawyer in Rutland could help you to do this – and all Accident Advice Helpline’s lawyers work on a no win no fee basis.
Contacting an accident lawyer in Rutland
You can get started with a personal injury lawyer by calling Accident Advice Helpline whenever you like, too, because our lines are open 24/7 and are staffed by professional advisors.
Here are our contact details:
- Dial 0800 689 0500 from a landline
- Dial 0333 500 0993 from a mobile
- Text “claim365” to 88010 (and await a call from an advisor)
How it works
When you call, an advisor will take your details, and if you’re eligible to claim, your details will be passed to an accident lawyer in Rutland on our team, who will then get to work on your case – doing as much as possible on your behalf.
If you win your case, you’ll get a payout, which will consist of an element for the accident and injury, and an element for any expenses incurred by you as a result of the accident.
Evidence is very helpful to your solicitor, and when workplace accidents happen, there is a lot of evidence recorded – a good “paper trail”, which could assist you greatly with your case:
The accident book entry. When an accident happens, the details should be entered into the accident book, so your company will have a record of what took place. This will be signed by you, so make sure it is an accurate reflection.
The questionnaire. Soon after the accident, you will need to complete a questionnaire, which will give your manager a more detailed account of what happened to you. It’s a good idea to do this as soon after the accident as you can, because you’ll have a better recollection.
The accident report. Your manager, or someone else whose job it is to do so, will have to carry out an investigation and make a report of what happened.
The report to the Health and Safety Executive. If you’re off sick for three or more days because of your accident, your employer will have to tell the HSE.
In addition to this, there may be accounts such as a union representative’s report, if you are a union member. If anyone witnessed what happened to you, they should submit a statement to your manager, too.
If you need an accident lawyer in Rutland, we look forward to helping you at Accident Advice Helpline. Why not call us now?
Date Published: 25th November 2014
Author: David Brown