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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

    Category : Accident at work claim

    Can I claim as a prison officer?


    ContentsWhy might a prison officer want to claim personal injury compensation?Common prison officer injuriesClaiming compensation after an accident working at a prisonWorking as a prison officer can be a tough job both emotionally and physically. Not only do you often have to deal with violent offenders and difficult situations, there is also the risk of….

    What if you had an accident at work that wasn’t your fault?


    ContentsHow could you be injured in an accident at work that wasn’t your fault?Don’t delay, contact us todayWhether you work in an office, a factory, a warehouse or on a farm, there is the potential for accidents at work to happen. But what happens if you’re injured in an accident at work that wasn’t your….

    What is the accident at work definition?


    You probably know that you could make a claim for personal injury compensation if you have been injured in an accident at work. But can you claim for any type of injury, and what exactly is the accident at work definition? An accident at work is defined as, “A discrete occurrence in the course of….

    How many UK forklift accidents are there?


    ContentsHow can UK forklift accidents be avoided?What should I do after my accident?Did you know that on average somebody is killed every 6 weeks in the UK by a forklift truck? UK forklift accidents often result in serious, life-changing injuries, due to the sheer weight of the average forklift, which can be in excess of….

    I had an accident at work, what are my rights?


    ContentsA slip at workYour rights and how much you can claim after an accident at workFree support for victimsIf you are suffering from an injury and asking the question, “After an accident at work, what are my rights?” Accident Advice Helpline can help you. We will be able to answer your questions as well as….

    Looking for a factory accident report sample?


    ContentsWhat can reading a factory accident report sample tell you?Did negligence cause your accident at work?What injuries could be sustained in a factory accident?Did lack of training cause your accident?What happens if you report your accident to the HSE?Will I lose my job if I make a personal injury claim?Am I eligible to make a….

    Some examples of accident at work compensation amounts


    Accident at work compensation amounts can vary greatly depending on the details of the case and who represents you when making a claim. Some accidents at work may result in an employer offering a small settlement offer, while other claim management companies may take a bigger settlement. An experienced law firm such as Accident Advice….

    Are there any forklift accident statistics?


    ContentsHow serious are forklift injuries?Are forklift accident statistics accurate?If you have been injured in an accident involving a forklift at work, or if you are an employer wanting to find out just how dangerous forklifts really are, hunting online for forklift accident statistics is always a good idea. The best place to find reliable and….

    What if your work injury was not reported?


    No one would expect to go to work and be hurt while they are there. The current Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 has vastly reduced the number of injuries people have suffered while at work, but there are still rare occasions where people are hurt. Most these are reported as they should be,….

    Read about some workplace accident scenarios


    ContentsWhat accidents and injuries could you claim for?We know all the workplace accident scenariosWhen you are injured in an accident at work it can sometimes feel like you’re the only person that this has ever happened to. But you’d be surprised at how common workplace accidents are, and how many people each year are left….

    What is a workplace accident definition?


    ContentsCan I claim compensation?After reading the workplace accident definition, who’s to blame?According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), a workplace accident definition is “an event that results in injury or ill health.” This means anything that occurs at work which leads to illness or injury could be classed as a workplace accident, so this….

    Statistics about workplace accidents 2016


    Finding out about workplace accidents in 2016 is a good idea if you’re an employer looking to take steps to improve health and safety at your place of work, or if you are a member of staff who has recently been injured in an accident at work. The best place to find statistics relating to….

    Common hazards in the entertainment industry


    ContentsWhat could go wrong?Recovering from injuries caused in the entertainment industry?The entertainment industry covers all manner of different job roles. It includes roles in film and television, both in front of and behind the camera. It also includes more traditional roles such as sales executives and marketing managers, plus a lot of other office-based roles…..

    The consequences of poor workplace safety practices


    Every workplace should always be safe to work in. This is generally the case, but the consequences of poor workplace safety practices can be only too easy to see in some situations. These consequences can range from mild injuries caused by incidents that should never have occurred, to very serious injuries that can put the….

    Top 5 dangers of being a carpenter


    ContentsEar and eye injuriesClaiming compensation for injuries caused on the jobWorking as a carpenter isn’t without its hazards – you’re doing a physical, manual job, so there are bound to be risks. However with proper training and experience, as well as the right equipment, you can minimise the risks of being injured in an accident….

    How to claim agency worker injury compensation


    Today almost every organisation makes use of agency workers at some point or another, and if you’re employed as an agency worker, you may work for one company across a range of different sites or for several different organisations. You may even work across a range of industries. Unfortunately, agency workers are more at risk….

    How to claim work sciatica compensation


    ContentsWhat is sciatica?What causes sciatica?Treatment for sciaticaIs your sciatica work-related?Preventing sciaticaClaiming work sciatica compensation with Accident Advice HelplineSciatica is a painful condition that often first comes to light after suffering an injury at work. You can often develop sciatica after carrying out lifting duties at work, and over time this can lead to the development….

    How to claim boiler explosion compensation


    Boilers are responsible for heating our homes and providing us with hot water – and where would you be without your morning shower? Yet it’s vital that all boilers are serviced regularly and that you hold the appropriate gas safety certificates to ensure that your boiler is safe and won’t cause an accident. An exploding….

    How to claim prison officer injury compensation


    Working as a prison officer is not something everyone can do. It takes a special kind of person and one who can deal with all kinds of challenging situations. While some prisons contain more serious criminals than others, every prison is demanding in its own way. You will receive ample training to become a prison….

    How to claim security guard injury compensation


    ContentsHow have you been injured?Will my claim be successful?Catching shoplifters is all in a day’s work for security guards at retail stores, whilst night shift security guards could be responsible for maintaining the security of an important building at night time. There’s no denying that working as a security guard is a demanding yet rewarding….

    Compensation for bricklaying accidents


    How dangerous is bricklaying, you may wonder? For the most part this job is quite safe, especially if all the appropriate Health and Safety laws are followed to the letter. It is the job of every employer to ensure their workers are always safe. Therefore, there should be no potential danger posed by any potential….

    Compensation for falling down workplace stairs


    Falling downstairs has to be one of the most frightening experiences you could have. Your feet can go out from underneath you in mere seconds, leaving you to try and break your fall in whatever way you can. In some cases people are left with relatively minor injuries but this isn’t always the case. In….

    Can I claim for an injury on a team building exercise?


    ContentsThe risks of team building exercisesGet compensation for an injury sustained during a team building exerciseContacting usIf you’ve been hurt during a corporate event designed to bring your workforce together, you may be wondering, ‘can I claim for an injury on a team building exercise?’ The answer in short depends on whose fault the injury….

    Compensation for being knocked unconscious at work


    The last thing anyone would consider happening while they were at work would be to become injured in some way. For the most part, all workers are in a safe environment which is made so thanks to the consideration and care of their employers. Health and safety rules demand that all workplaces are safe in….

    Compensation for being hurt by an unlicensed forklift driver


    ContentsHow bad can injuries caused by a forklift be?Do you want no-obligation advice following an injury at work?A forklift truck is a vehicle that is used in many different workplaces. It is generally used to pick up and move things from one place to another, perhaps sometimes retrieving them from high racking to set down….

    I just fell over in work on ice, can I claim?


    If you just fell over in work on ice, can you claim is probably one of the things on your mind. We are happy to tell you that, if you have fallen on ice at work, and you are injured, you could file a personal injury claim, and our team of experts, at Accident Advice Helpline, could….

    Read about workplace accident scenarios


    No matter where you work, there is the risk of accidents happening. So whilst it’s true that working on a building site is considerably more dangerous than being employed in an office, you could suffer injuries in an accident at any place of work, if something goes wrong. There are many kinds of different workplace….

    Accident at work claim


    A successful accident at work claim can be made by any employee who has suffered an injury in the workplace, regardless of the industry or sector they work in. Claims can be made against a past or present employer – as long as the accident occurred within the last three years, the employer was at….

    Claiming after an accident at work


    Claiming after an accident at work in Denbighshire can be extremely stressful. However, if you come to us at Accident Advice Helpline, we’ll be able to provide all the help and support you need. Read on to find out more about the services we can offer. Who we are Accident Advice Helpline was set up….

    Claim against your employer


    Isn’t it risky to make a claim against your employer after an accident? If you have had an accident at work and you believe it happened because your workplace wasn’t safe, then you may have grounds to make a case for compensation for your injuries. Understandably, many people worry about doing this: isn’t there a….

    Job injury claim


    Employers have a duty of care to do everything they can to keep their employees, visitors and contractors safe whilst at work. Their responsibilities include: Providing the necessary equipment and tools for the job to be carried out safely and to ensure that it is maintained to a safe standard. Providing the correct safety work….

    Recording accidents at work


    The workplace is somewhere we don’t necessarily think of as being a dangerous place. Spending time in the workplace, as many of us do, means there is a chance that you might become the victim of an accident. Reducing the risk of injury in the workplace Therefore, it is important to make an attempt to….

    How to claim on Employer’s Liability Insurance


    By law, employers are responsible for the health and safety of their employees while at work or carrying out work related duties, on or off site. For this reason, many (but not all) employers are required by law to take Employer’s Liability insurance and to display the certificate of insurance where it may easily be….

    Injury claim without a National Insurance number


    ContentsWhy don’t you have a National Insurance number?Most common workplace accidentsNegligent employers and the lawHow much compensation could you get?Contact us todayMost of us go to work each day with little thought for our own personal safety – we simply go to do our job and then come home at the end of the day…..

    How long have I got to claim against work?


    If you have had an accident at work which was not your fault, then you should have had it logged in the accident book along with the contact details of any witnesses. The accident should then be reported by your employer or the trade union representative to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) which oversees….

    HSE Accidents at Work


    HSE Accidents at Work Despite some of the bad press that is generated by the issue of health and safety, the fact remains that in the UK we are very fortunate to live and work in a country where our safety is of paramount importance at home, on the street and at work. When it….

    Police Officer Injury Claim


    If you are a police officer who has been injured in the line of duty, then you may wish to consider your eligibility for a police officer injury claim. Whilst the risk of accidents may be an accepted part of the job, there are many instances in which you will still be able to make a claim for….

    Claiming for Personal Injuries Through Work


    Need help claiming for personal injuries through work? If you have been injured at your place of work, you could get compensated for these work-related injuries under the following conditions: You were injured within the past three years; You were injured because of someone else; and You required medical treatment for your injuries. How do you know….

    Compensation for breach of privacy in the workplace


    How to win compensation for breach of privacy in the workplace Imagine if you had worked in an office for years and had worked hard to get the respect of the other members of staff. You then start having a problem with your bowels and you are in tremendous pain every time you go to….

    Compensation for Disability Discrimination at Work


    How to find out if you are entitled to compensation for disability discrimination at work Imagine you have worked in an office ever since you left school and have always been on time, done the job to the best of your ability and hardly ever been off sick. Suddenly, one day you suffer a stroke….

    Injury claim at work


    We all hope that we will never have to make an injury claim at work. This is when we have been injured at work in an accident that was not our own fault and are claiming compensation from the person or organisation that was at fault. This is often the employer. Many people are surprised….

    Trip at work compensation


    Am I eligible for trip at work compensation? As a general rule of thumb, if you have had the misfortune to have been hurt or injured whilst at work because of an accident that wasn’t your fault you could be eligible for compensation. Under UK law all personal injury claims must satisfy certain criteria, once….

    Slipping at work


    Slipping at work A slipping at work claim can be brought when a chance event causes an injury due to tripping, slipping or falling, commonly as a consequence of unsafe or possibly risky conditions on some other person’s (or company’s) property. A slipping at work incident is the most common accident that causes personal injury….

    Stockroom accidents


    Picking up the pieces after stockroom accidents If you’ve been unfortunate enough to be involved in stockroom accidents whilst at work, you’ll know that it’s no laughing matter. The resulting injury may have meant that you’ve had to take time off work, either due to the pain, inability to do your job or to attend….

    Work accident claim case studies


    Work accident claim case studies Have you had an accident at work? If so, you might be wondering whether you’re eligible to claim. You might be searching the internet for work accident claim case studies to see how others in similar situations have fared. But can you find the information you need? Be careful about….

    Psychological claims for injury and harassment in workplace


    Harassment is basically unwanted behaviour that affects the dignity of the person that it was directed at. It is unwanted and demeaning. In some cases of harassment, there is a connection to the race, gender, disability, religion or sexual orientation of the victim. Harassment is not acceptable in the workplace. You do not have to put up….

    Employee false injury claim cases


    ContentsTypes of employee false injury claim casesWhat employers should look out forThe impact of employee false injury claim cases on businessesHow much do employee injury claims cost?Should you make a personal injury claim after your accident?Workers insurance is designed to compensate workers if and when something goes wrong and you’re injured at work. But as….

    Bullied at work compensation


    Bullied at work compensation claims and workplace harassment Employers have a legal responsibility to take every reasonable precaution that ensures the workplace is as safe for employees to work in as possible. The typical image of workplace health and safety is often preventing accidental injury, such as from contact with moving machinery or slips, trips….

    Accidents at Work Compensation Examples


    Accidents at work compensation examples Here at Accident Advice Helpline we have have won compensation for a delivery driver after a road traffic accident at work. Accident Advice Helpline’s client was awarded £4,300 for the injuries he received when a car failed to stop and hit him. Accident Advice Helpline’s customer was doing his duties….

    Accidents in the commercial kitchen workplace


    Have you had accidents in the commercial kitchen workplace? Risk assessments are a method of an employer identifying all the hazards that their employees are exposed to during their working day. It allows the employer to put steps in place to reduce the risk of an accident in the workplace occurring because of these hazards…..


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