Do you live and work in St. Helier? Has your employer allowed you to be the victim of an accident? We know how difficult it can be to be the innocent victim of an accident caused by someone else. But when you have been injured at work, the sense of disappointment can be even more upsetting, because you have been let down often by someone you know. If your employer has been negligent and you have been injured as a result, we can offer you the workplace injury solicitors in St. Helier that can help you to secure your compensation. Talk to us today if you need accident legal advice in St. Helier.
Get accident legal advice in St. Helier and UK wide
When it comes to accident legal advice in St. Helier or elsewhere in the UK, there are many different types of workplace injuries to cover. But broadly, workplace injuries fall into some main types. So we will cover the most common areas in this article.
Injuries that happen instantly
At work, there are sometimes accidents that happen in a split second. One of the most common types would be injuries from faulty equipment. This could be a drill that malfunctions, a conveyor belt that snaps or a trolley with a broken wheel that causes you to fall. Or you could trap a hand in a broken door, fall from height from a faulty ladder or have a shelf collapse on you.
Injuries that happen over time
Another classification of workplace injury would be the type of injury that develops over a period of time. Some examples of this would include repetitive strain injury, industrial deafness, vibration white finger or hand arm vibration syndrome, for example.
How Advice Helpline can support you
No matter what type of workplace injury you have suffered, you employer is obliged to risk assess your activities and pre-empt, where possible, any dangers to you. Often, workplace injuries should have been prevented by issuing personal protective equipment, by training appropriately, by ensuring sufficient breaks are implemented or by assessing and addressing hazards in the workplace. If your employer has failed to do this, Accident Advice Helpline can fight your compensation claim for you.
Getting started on your claim
Why not get in touch today to talk about the accident you have suffered at work? You are welcome to come to us for no-obligation advice:
- Call us on our helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone
- Text ‘claim365’ to 88010 or
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