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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

    Workplace accident compensation in Bolton

    Workplace accident compensation in Bolton

    Accident Advice Helpline can help you if you have suffered a personal injury caused by a workplace accident. Our specialist personal injury solicitors are experts in dealing with accident at work compensation claims, and they have helped many clients to obtain workplace accident compensation in Bolton.

    Types of workplace accident

    What constitutes a workplace accident? Practically anything could happen in a workplace, but some common situations include:

    • Accidents caused by defective equipment
    • Manual lifting accidents
    • Falls from height (e.g. scaffolding and ladders)
    • Slips, trips and falls
    • Burns and scalds

    If you have been injured in an accident at work, you could be entitled to start a claim and seek compensation. That’s because it’s your employer’s responsibility to make sure you’re safe in the workplace, and if you get injured, they are failing in their duty.

    Worried about making a claim?

    Some employees are reluctant to make claims for their accident at work injury as they are worried about repercussions.

    However, there’s no need to worry, because the law protects employees who make claims. It would be unlawful for an employer to dismiss an employee for making a compensation claim, or to discriminate against them upon their return to work.

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    Furthermore, employers are obliged to hold an employer’s liability insurance policy, which ensures that if an employee suffers injury in an accident at work, the cost of any compensation paid to them will be covered. The employer’s funds wouldn’t be affected.

    You can rely on Accident Advice Helpline

    At Accident Advice Helpline, we know that every situation is unique. Don’t worry if you think your situation is unusual. It won’t be anything out of the ordinary, we can assure you.

    Our personal injury lawyers are highly qualified and experienced, and they will have dealt with similar cases to yours. We’ve been helping clients since 2000, and our expertise in dealing with claims for workplace accident compensation in Bolton means that we are in an ideal position to give you all the assistance you need.

    Claim workplace accident compensation in Bolton

    We’re sure that, after reading the information above, you have a better idea of how claiming works. However, you might still be unsure about whether to start a claim.

    The best thing to do is pick up the phone and call our hotline today. You can speak to one of our advisors, and they will talk you through the claims process. They’ll take your details and answer all of your questions. You can even start your claim there and then, if you’re eligible.

    Take action as soon as you can by dialling 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.

    Date Published: 10th June 2015

    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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