What to know about claiming after an accident at work in Norwich
Have you had an accident at work?
You may have been told a number of different things about seeking compensation. There can be lots of misconceptions or misinformation associated with workplace injury claims, so it’s important to get the facts from the trusted professionals at Accident Advice Helpline. We have been dealing with such claims for over 15 years, and have gained a great deal of insight and knowledge in the process.
Here, we share some of the most important things to bear in mind when claiming after an accident at work in Norwich, giving you the information and confidence you need to do the right thing:
You are legally entitled to make a claim
If you have been in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another party, you are within your rights legally to seek compensation. This means that if your employer has neglected his or her duty of care towards you and you have been injured, you are within your rights to seek money in damages.
You have time to make a claim
If you are injured, you could have to focus your energy and efforts on recovering – and rightly so. Luckily, there’s no immediate rush to make a claim, as you have up to three years from the date of the accident in which to make a claim.
It is affordable to make a claim
For many accident victims, being hurt at work means having to take time off in order to recover. This can mean you are left facing a dip in your income, at a time when you have a number of unexpected bills to pay. If you are worried about the costs associated with making a claim, you needn’t be with Accident Advice Helpline, as we work on a no win, no fee basis. With nothing to pay upfront, you are under no extra financial pressure to start a claim.
You may not need to go to court
In cases where it is obvious that employer negligence has caused your accident, they may well wish to settle the claim quickly and out of court. This can mean you still receive the full amount in compensation without having to face a hearing.
You are doing nothing wrong by making a claim if the negligence of your employer has caused you injuries.
For more helpful advice about claiming after an accident at work in Norwich, call 0800 689 0500 free from your landline, and speak to someone at Accident Advice Helpline today.
Date Published: 24th August 2015
Author: David Brown