Common questions about making an accident at work claim
Have you been hurt in an accident? You could be entitled to claim compensation.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we have over 15 years of experience, and have assisted many people with making a compensation claim for an injury sustained in the workplace in that time. As one of the top personal injury law firms in the UK today, we are often asked questions about how the process works, eligibility following an accident, how much money compensation claims result in and more. We have answered a few of the most frequently asked questions below, in order to make it easier for you to understand your rights regarding an accident at work claim in Elmbridge.
Who can make an accident at work in Elmbridge claim?
According to UK law, you can make a claim for compensation if you have been injured in an accident that has been caused by the negligence of another party.
How do I know if my injuries are worth making a claim?
All injuries, regardless of how minor or severe, warrant compensation if you are living with them through no fault of your own. Any injury can cause pain and discomfort, and serious injuries can potentially have life-long repercussions. If the negligence of an employer has caused you to suffer, they should be held responsible legally and morally for the damage they have caused. Try our 30-second online assessment for a compensation estimate.
Do you have a solicitor near me?
Accident Advice Helpline has a nationwide network of solicitors throughout the UK, making it easy for you to connect with someone local that can handle your case.
What about legal fees – how much does it cost?
We appreciate that after an accident, you may have had to take time off work in order to heal. This can impact your earnings, making it difficult to make ends meet. In order to make our services affordable, we offer them on a no-win, no-fee* basis. There is no need to pay anything upfront in the way of a deposit, helping you to get the legal assistance you require even if you are struggling financially.
How long does it take to make an accident at work claim in Elmbridge?
It can take anything from a few weeks to a few months to settle your claim; your solicitor will fight for an out of court settlement wherever possible in order to reduce the time it takes for you to receive your money.
How long do I have to make a claim?
You have three years from the date of the accident to make a compensation claim.
To find out more about these or any other questions pertaining to compensation, call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone today.
Date Published: 6th October 2014
Author: David Brown