Can an accident solicitor in Telford and Wrekin help me?
The last thing you might be expecting is to get injured while you are at work, but accidents do happen. An accident solicitor in Telford and Wrekin area could be the perfect port of call for you if you need information and support. You have the right to work in a place of safety, confident that you are being taken care of. If you work in the Telford and Wrekin area and are the victim of a workplace accident an accident solicitor in Telford and Wrekin, will help you see if you are eligible to make an injured at work compensation claim. Take our 30-second test to see if you can make a claim. It is a very straightforward process and could be all the difference for you moving on with your life after the accident.
Getting help from an accident solicitor in Telford and Wrekin
Report your injury straightaway. An accident solicitor in Telford and Wrekin region can advise what you need to do next. Sadly, all too often people don’t experience the full impact of the injury straightaway. Whatever the incident you must make ensure that you take down all the details about what happened. The UK 1974 Work and Safety Act is very clear about the responsibilities of employers and rights of employees. Your employer has a duty to protect its workers. Such as ensuring the work surroundings are free of hazards that could cause injury or illness.
When an accident happens at work
If an accident happens at a place of employment all too often employer negligence is to blame. The employer has a duty to evaluate each step of every process of each and every job function. And this needs to be done on a regular basis to take into account the differences in functions as they change over time. There should be a person employed who is a specialist in risk reduction to carry out an evaluation to cut down risk. Employers have a duty to make sure their workers are carrying out their job functions as outlined in the risk assessment. This enables employers to fulfill their duty to ensure workers carry out their job in a place of safety.
Can I really make a claim?
If you have a slip or trip injury at work, or if you have an accident when out in a place such as a public area that should be maintained by the local council then yes, you may be able to claim for injury using an accident solicitor in Telford and Wrekin region. Check first to see if you qualify, using the 30-second test, or talk to us. Contact Accident Advice Helpline, a law firm that specialises in personal injury compensation. Call our 24/7 Helpline 0800 689 0500 and from your mobile 0333 500 0993. Our friendly, professional advisers will be on hand to advise you. Accident Advice Helpline has 10 years’ experience as a personal injury compensation law firm.
Date Published: 29th October 2014