Hertsmere in Hertfordshire is home to some renowned TV and film studios, including Elstree Studios home to favourite shows like ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ and ‘Pointless’. The towns and villages of Hertsmere are also popular residential areas for those commuting to London to work in the City, while some of the borough’s residents work on the London Transport system, either in administrative and logistical roles or in manual jobs such as driving buses and trains. With so many different types of employment on offer in the local area, Hertsmere is a fantastic location for working professionals, but what should you do if you fall victim to an accident at work in Hertsmere?
High-risk jobs in Hertsmere
It might seem unlikely that your job could be dangerous, but Hertsmere has been high-profile as the site of several major incidents, including the catastrophic Potters Bar rail crash in 2002. Less well known are more minor, but sadly more frequent, accidents such as trips and falls at work and road traffic accidents on the job. If you have been involved in an accident at work in Hertsmere, and someone else was at fault, you could be entitled to make a personal accident claim and to receive compensation for your injuries.
Who could claim following an accident at work in Hertsmere?
All manner of injuries can occur in the workplace – simple errors of judgement such as trips and slips can have serious repercussions, while the negligence of others can often put employees in harm’s way. In industrial settings, such as some of the factories and mass-production sites found in the Hertsmere area, injuries due to faulty machinery and human error can have devastating consequences. If you have reason to believe that someone else is to blame for injuries that you have sustained at work in Hertsmere or elsewhere in the country, call the Accident Advice Helpline to discuss your case and find out about making a claim.
At the Accident Advice Helpline, we have a team of sympathetic advisors on hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you get the compensation you deserve. The AAH’s highly trained telephone personnel will use our 30-second claim calculator to assess your case and advise you on what to do if you have suffered due to an accident at work in Hertsmere due to someone else’s actions or negligence. So whether you’re based in this part of Hertfordshire or live and work further afield, the AAH can help you access experienced solicitors who can fight to obtain compensation for your work-related injuries. Simply call the AAH now to find out how you could benefit from a no win, no fee* compensation claim.
Date Published: 12th January 2015
Author: David Brown