Have you had the misfortune of being injured in the workplace? If so, you need to explore the possibility of making a claim against an employer in Stroud if the incident was not your fault. This post will explain everything you need to know about the different kinds of workplace incidents and what you should do if you have suffered an injury in the workplace. So, keep on reading to find out all you need to know.
Can I make a claim against an employer in Stroud?
There are many different injuries and incidents that can lead to a workplace accident claim. Here are some examples.
- Construction accidents
- Poor health and safety incidents
- Industrial deafness
- Industrial illness
- Product liability claims
- Vibration white finger
- Heavy lifting injuries
- Repetitive strain injury
- And much, much more!
The first thing you need to do is make sure you see a doctor. You will struggle to make an accident claim in Stroud if you do not see a medical professional. After all, how are you going to prove that you were injured in the first place without a professional medical diagnosis?
You should also check your contract to discover the relevant information regarding sick pay.
Make sure you report the accident to your employer. Not only will they need to record the incident in their accident book, but they will have to report it to look Health and Safety Executive as well.
Lastly, make sure you keep track of all the costs you have encountered because of the injury, such as treatment expenses and loss of income. You will able to claim for these as special damages.
How Accident Advice Helpline can assist
If you want to make a workplace accident claim and make a successful claim against an employer in Stroud, Accident Advice Helpline is the company for you. We are one of the leading law companies in the UK. We have over 15 years of experience and all of our solicitors work on a no win no fee* basis. Thus, you can be sure we will only take on your case if we think there is a strong chance of it being a success.
How to get in touch with us
Call, text or complete the handy 30-second calculator on our website. The details you need are:
Helpline numbers: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
You can try the quick and easy 30-second test on our website.
Date Published: 1st December 2014
Author: David Brown