Just as England has plenty of different counties, so Wales has several as well. The county at the upper right-hand corner of the country is called Flintshire. It has a population of 154,000, and shares the same name as a historic county that once existed in the area, although it had different borders in place then. While many locals work in the area, the are not many that have had an accident at work in Flintshire.
The odds of anyone being affected by an accident at work – whether a minor one or something more serious – are very long. Employers take every care to ensure their workplaces are safe, clean, tidy, and easy to use. There should be no reason why any kind of accident should ever take place, and thankfully, this is typically the case.
Injuries caused in work accidents
While most people go through their entire working lives in a variety of jobs and never have an accident at work in Flintshire, or anywhere else, some are not as lucky. Fortunately, those who are injured usually only ever have minor injuries. However, some will receive life-changing injuries that do mean they cannot go back to the life they had before.
Coming to terms with a work-related injury can be difficult. If an accident occurs, it can lead to anything from mild to serious injuries – perhaps even an injury that could threaten the life of those involved. Imagine how difficult this would be to cope with. Not only would you need to recover as best you could, you would need to assess how different your life could be from that moment on.
Find out about the consequences of an accident at work in Flintshire
If you have been unlucky enough to suffer injuries in an accident at work in Flintshire, you have a right to learn whether negligence was the trigger for the accident. If your employer failed you, and did not do enough to prevent the accident, you may be able to claim compensation.
To find out if a compensation claim could be advised, from a landline ring 0800 689 0500 now to contact Accident Advice Helpline. You could also use your mobile to ring us on 0333 500 0993, or to text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and we will call you. Whatever way you get in touch, make sure you get the free, no-obligation advice we can provide you with, because it could be the best way to find out whether a claim for compensation might work for you with our help.
Date Published: 6th April 2017
Author: Emma Matthews