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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Accident work claim in the UK

    Accident work claim in the UK

    If you have been the unfortunate victim of an accident at work you may find yourself in a tricky situation. On the one hand, you have had an accident at work that you think you can claim for and, on the other, you don’t particularly want to upset your employer. Worse still, you may be worried that if you rock the boat with your employer he will take the opportunity to get rid of you – now, when you’re at your most vulnerable, or at some time in the future. Do employers hold grudges? Yes, sometimes. It’s a sad fact of life that your concerns may not be groundless.

    Know your rights

    Every employer should have insurance by law in order to be able to compensate employees who have accidents at work. If your employer does not have this insurance then they should not be able to operate. With this in mind you should rest assured that you have every right to make an accident work claim in the UK. It is your right to make a work accident claim UK if you choose. If your employer then singles you out for retribution you can go through other legal channels for unfair or constructive dismissal and an employment law specialist will be able to help you with this.

    Accident at work

    If you have an accident at work it is necessary to report it either to your health and safety representative – if you have one – or the Human Resources department. If you are a member of a trade union, by all means let them know too. They will certainly be interested in your accident work claim UK. If there were any witnesses to the accident you should ensure you get statements and take photographs where you can to show the scene of the event. If there was machinery involved, you need to ensure nobody tinkers with it afterwards until the it has been examined and the accident has been properly investigated.

    Accident work claim UK

    The next thing to do is to get in touch with us here at Accident Advice Helpline – we can work with you quickly to get you some compensation for the work accident you have had. We are experts in making an accident work claim UK. Call us on our Freephone number, which is 0800 689 0500. Alternatively give us a call from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. You can also contact us through our website.

    From there, our efficient and friendly advisers will get in touch with our legal team and the right lawyer will be found to help you make your accident work claim UK. He will gather evidence, collect statements and then present it in order to get you the compensation you deserve. There are no fees up front because we operate a no win, no fee service. We hope this makes your pursuit of an accident work claim UK as painless as possible – allowing you the time you need to recover after your accident to be peaceful.

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    Date Published: 16th June 2013

    Author: thewritersbarn

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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