Have you suffered an accident whilst at sea? Need to claim accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland?
Accident Advice Helpline deal with individuals just like you who work in all sectors in all walks of life in order to put food on the table for their families. Some of these people work at sea on fishing boats, commercial vessels or even naval ships. Wherever you work though – on whatever kind of vessel – an accident can still leave you injured and perhaps unable to work for some time given the severity of the injuries.
Whilst for the most part, every captain ensures every effort is made to reduce the likelihood of an accident occurring there are times accidents still take place. And if an accident is unavoidable because of problems with equipment or others not following instructions or health & safety measures to the letter then you may be entitled to accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland.
Loss of earnings as the result of an accident
Accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland is not just awarded for injuries sustained but it can also be awarded if earnings from work have been lost as a result of those injuries. In some instances, the victim of an accident may spend months away from work and this can lead to financial hardship if their working conditions do not facilitate such long periods away.
This becomes an additional burden that many find stressful especially in today’s current climate where it is not always easy to put money by. Accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland can help to alleviate this burden and return you to an even keel when it comes to your finances especially if you have fallen behind due to the injuries you have suffered.
My household finances have fallen into disarray – can a claim for accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland help?
It is bad enough to suffer an accident that leaves you unable to work but even worse if you are the main breadwinner. Accident Advice Helpline’s advisers speak to many people every day who have fallen behind with the payment of their household bills etc. because they have been unable to work and have been reduced to statutory sick pay. This not only brings about problems with those you regularly pay money to but can also increase your levels of stress – becoming distress – as you struggle to make ends meet. With this in mind if you have had an accident that wasn’t your fault within the last three years, you may well be entitled to make a claim for accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland.
How do I qualify for accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland?
Contact our team of advisers here at Accident Advice Helpline and a member of our team will guide you through the initial assessment process to judge your eligibility for accident at work compensation in Weymouth and Portland. You can do this by calling our landline telephone number 24/7 on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile phone on 0333 500 0993. One of our expert and friendly team members will take you through the process and will pass your details on if you do qualify. You can also contact us using 88010 and texting the words ‘CLAIM365’. Our lines are open twenty four hours a day seven days a week and your call will be handled by a friendly professional who will provide you with all the help and advice you need.
Date Published: 16th November 2014
Author: David Brown