The term ‘personal injury’ covers all injuries resulting from accidents in the workplace, including injuries sustained as a result of falls from heights, slips and trips, exposure to hazardous chemicals, and road traffic accidents involving company vehicles. The injuries do not have to be physical; psychological injuries are eligible for compensation, providing that they meet the criteria for making a claim against an employer in Vale of Glamorgan.
Reasons to claim against an employer in Vale of Glamorgan
As the victim of an accident at work you may have varied reasons for wanting to seek compensation from your employer. One of the most common reasons is so that you can recoup the financial losses you have incurred as a result of your injuries. If you have had to take time off work to recover from your injuries, claiming compensation will ensure that you recover your lost earnings and pension rights.
Another common reason for filing a claim is to obtain a sense of justice. Succeeding with a compensation claim can make all the difference to you and your family as it provide you all with a sense of closure and help you to move on with your lives. It may also encourage your employer to make your workplace safer.
Filing yourself vs. hiring Accident Advice Helpline
If you wish to claim against an employer in Vale of Glamorgan you should hire an experienced personal injury solicitor. Workplace injury claims can be complicated and time consuming and your employer will almost certainly deny your allegations, leading to a long and drawn out court battle. Unless you are fully conversant with all the nuances of personal injury law, it will be almost impossible for you to win your claim without the help of a professional.
If you are worried about the prospect of racking up a large legal bill, you do not have to fear. At Accident Advice Helpline, our experienced personal injury solicitors fight all accident at work claims on a 100% ‘no win, no fee’ basis. This means that they will only agree to take your claim on if they feel you have a good chance of winning compensation.
To find out more, please call our Freephone helpline and discuss your claim with our trained advisers, or use our 30-second test. Call us free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.
Date Published: 30th November 2014
Author: Jan Newell