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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

    County Durham accident at work compensation


    Drive a vehicle that is not your own for a living? Then you might well be entitled to some form of 100% no win no fee* County Durham accident at work compensation if your employer did not make sure that whatever you were driving was roadworthy and you were injured as a consequence.

    If you do drive a vehicle that is not your own for a living, it will be important for you to realise that your employer will have a responsibility to make sure that it is safe to drive. If it fails in this duty and you are injured in an accident that was not your fault as a consequence, you might be able to take action.

    Road traffic accidents and County Durham accident at work compensation claims

    Perhaps you were working as a delivery driver when the brakes failed on your van, causing you to smash into the vehicle in front of you at speed at a junction. If it could be proved that this defect came about as a result of your employer failing to carry out regular maintenance checks on your vehicle, you could be in line for a County Durham accident at work compensation pay-out.

    Maybe you were driving a bus when you were injured by an angry passenger assaulting you. If the cross passenger in question was able to get at you as result of the protective screening around your cab not being up to scratch, you could have a case against your employer.

    Perchance you were earning a crust as a bicycle courier when you were asked to deliver a parcel that was far too large for you to carry. If you were to be injured in an accident that was not your fault as a consequence of this, there will be a possibility that a decent 100% no win no fee* County Durham accident at work compensation solicitor might be able to secure you the recompense you deserve.

    Open Claim Calculator

    If you’d like to get a rough idea of the sort of money you could be looking at after suffering an accident in these types of scenarios, it will be a good idea for you to make use of the 30 second claims calculator on the right of this page. Simply tap in a few details about what happened to you to get an estimate of what you could win for a successful claim.

    Alternatively, pick up the phone and call one of the numbers at the top of this page to discuss your situation with one of Accident Advice Helpline’s friendly and professional claims advisors. They will answer any questions you may have, and give you as much information as you want about making a personal injury claim.

    Date Published: 2nd 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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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.