Being assaulted at work can be a frightening, life-changing experience.
While at your place of work, the last thing you expect is to be physically attacked, and yet assaults in the workplace still happen each year in the UK. Your employer has an obligation to mitigate the risk of such events, and should conduct regular risk assessments to put in place preventative measures to ensure the safety of staff at all times. If you have been the innocent victim of workplace assault, you may be entitled to make an accident at work claim in Dover.
If you believe that your employer has neglected his or her duty to provide a safe work environment, contact Accident Advice Helpline to find out if you could make a claim. We have been in the personal injury sector for over fourteen years, and have dealt with a number of cases involving workplace attacks and assaults in that time. If you have been involved in such an incident within the past three years, get in touch to find out more about your legal right to make a claim.
Who can make an accident at work claim in Dover?
If you want to make a claim, you must establish who was at fault for the attack.
Under UK law, you must have been the innocent party and in no way responsible for your accident in order to make an accident at work claim in Dover, and there should ideally be evidence to support that the negligence of another party caused it to happen. This evidence can be presented in the work of eyewitness statements, CCTV camera footage and even images captured on a smart phone.
If you are unsure about whether or not your employer is at fault, contact Accident Advice Helpline to have your case assessed. We can analyse your claim, and provide you with honest feedback about both the likelihood of your employer’s insurance reaching a successful settlement, as well as the amount you are likely to receive. If you have sustained a number of serious injuries as a result of the attack, you could potentially be awarded thousands of pounds in compensation.
To find out more about how much your accident at work claim in Dover could amount to, fill in our online claims calculator. You can see a rough estimate of what you may be owed quickly and without any obligation to commit, but if you would like to make a claim, we can connect you with one of our expert personal injury solicitors.
We are not a claims management company, and so have our own roster of over 190 solicitors available to handle your claim. And because we are a ‘no win, no fee’ law firm, there is absolutely nothing payable upfront to get a compensation claim underway.
To find out more about seeking compensation following a workplace assault, call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.