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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 at work claim in Weymouth and Portland

    There are many different types of accidents that can happen in a work place. Obviously the type of accident will depend on the working environment but nothing can predict the severity of an accident and the impact it can have on a person’s life. In 2009/2010 statistic from a survey done by the Health and Safety executive showed that there were 233, 00 non fatal injuries in the workplace.

    Types of accidents at work include:

    • Trips, falls or slips – these are probably one of the most common accidents at work and cause over 14,000 injuries each year just in the U.K. Falls from a height can leave people with very serious injuries and even result in death.
    • Heavy lifting – these can lead to fractures which occur from moving heavy items, pulled muscles and even spinal damage.
    • Faulty Equipment   if the equipment is not correctly maintained and has faults this can cause injuries and even death especially if it is the safety equipment that is faulty.
    • Working with Hazardous materials/chemicals – this can lead to a person suffering from illnesses from breathing in these substances.

    As an employer they have a duty of care to their employee and to follow the correct regulations regarding safety. Equipment should be checked and everyone should be fully trained in using the equipment and health and safety. Sadly though we can put all the precautions in place but accidents are still going to happen. If you are unfortunate enough to have an accident at work you may be able to make an accident at work claim in Weymouth and Portland. If the accident was someone else’s fault and happened in the last three years you could be eligible. Also to make an accident at work claim in Weymouth and Portland you would need to have received professional medical attention for your injuries.

    How to make an accident at work claim in Weymouth and Portland

    Contact Accident Advice Helpline who has nearly 14 years of experience in dealing with accidents in the work place. They have helped thousands of people just like you to get the compensation they were entitled to from an accident at work. If you think you meet the criteria above and would like to make an enquiry about making a personal injury claim then call the team any time of day or night on their free phone number 0800 180 4123.

    Our advisors will listen to your case and talk you through the steps to make a claim. If you then decide not to go ahead no one will pressurise you and the claim will not be processed. The service is a no win no fee service taking away any financial worries, as you will not have to finance the start of a claim.

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    Date Published: 5th September 2014

    Author: David Brown

    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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