Have you been the victim of one of the accidents at work in Reading that sometimes occur? Are you aware that you could claim personal injury compensation, as long as you were not responsible for the accident?
Claiming after accidents at work in Reading
If you have been injured in accidents at work in Reading, you may be wondering if you should make a claim, if the person responsible for your accident was your employer. However, it is illegal for an employer to sack a worker if they make a personal injury claims. Employees have a right to work in a safe and healthy environment. it is the employer’s duty to provide such an environment.
You shouldn’t worry about claiming after accidents at work in Reading if they have been caused by an employer’s negligence. Negligence can be construed in many ways. Here are some examples, although this list is not exhaustive.
- The employer did not carry out an adequate risk assessment before work was begun on a new task.
- Adequate training was not given before an employee was set to work.
- Protective gear and equipment was faulty and not checked, or the employer did not supply the gear and equipment necessary to carry out the job safely.
- Regular maintenance work was not carried out.
If your accident was the result of any of the above, then you may well be entitled to claim after accidents at work in Reading.
How to begin your claim
You will need the help of an expert lawyer who is experienced in dealing with personal injury compensation claims following accidents at work. This is where we, at Accident Advice Helpline come in. We have an in-house team of injury lawyers who can, between them, deal with any claims for compensation, including ones relating to accidents at work.
In the first instance, you can call our advisors and explain how your accident happened. Say what injuries you sustained and also say exactly when the accident occurred.
When you have finished your story, the advisor can tell you if you are eligible to make a claim. You are under no obligation to continue with the claims process. However, if you decide that you do want to proceed, you can start your claim immediately, while you are on the phone.
Call us at Accident Advice Helpline for free advice now
You should pick up the phone nearest to you and callus at Accident advice Helpline to find out more,and perhaps to start your claim.
Call us on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, from a landline.You can also call us from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, but your service provider will bill the call.
If you want to know more about claiming after accidents at work in Reading, call us at Accident Advice Helpline now.
Date Published: 13th May 2014