Safety precautions and measures are put in place in all places of work. But, with all this done, workers still and continue to suffer from accidents at work. Injuries caused by accidents at work differ in severity, they can be from minor cuts and lacerations to fractures, amputations, severe burns and sometime they can be fatal. If you have suffered a work accident in Methil that you believe was because by someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim.
Employers and business owners are legally and morally obliged to guarantee the safety and health of their employees and anyone in their premises. The law states that all businesses must have insurance and adhere to health and safety regulations. If you feel that your employer failed in their duties and the outcome was you suffering an accident at work, you can receive compensation by making an accident at work claim. In some circumstances, even if you were partly to blame for your accident, you may still be able to make a claim if your employer is largely to have been at fault for your injury.
When can I make a claim for a work accident in Methil?
You may be eligible to make a work accident claim if you have an accident for any of the reason mentioned below:
- Slip, trip and fall accidents
- Faulty or poorly maintained equipment
- Inadequate training
- Fall from heights
- Asbestos related diseases and illnesses
- Electric shock and burns
- Exposure to hazardous toxic substances
Common types of work injuries include:
- Head and brain injuries
- Cuts and lacerations
- Burns and scalds
- Sight and hearing losses
- Spinal injuries
- Fatal injuries
Time limit for making your claim
The standard time for you to make a personal injury claim is within three years of your injury. The three year deadline starts from the date that your accident occurred. An exception is made in cases where there was a case of industrial disease at it takes years to get diagnosed and symptoms to appear.
Why choose Accident Advice Helpline to handle your accident at work claim?
Making a claim for an accident in Methil is very simple thanks to the helpful and professional personal injury solicitors from Accident Advice Helpline. You will present all the details of your case, we will listen to you and give you a free initial consultation, then tell you if you have a valid claim and afterwards, we will tell you how to go about with you claim process.
Are you ready to make an accident at work claim?
If you have been injured at work from an accident that you believe was caused by someone else’s actions or inactions, call our friendly legal advisers today on landline 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile phone.
Date Published: 17th June 2014
Author: David Brown