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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

    Compensation claim in Skipton

    Accident in the Workplace – What Effect Will This Have On My Employer?

    If you have had an accident in the workplace which has left you injured, it can feel a bit intimidating to make a compensation claim Skipton against them. We tend to think it will have a direct effect on them, which in turn will make our lives a misery. However, this is not the case and if we have been injured due to someone else’s negligence in the workplace, it is out right to make a claim for compensation.

    Insurance Policy

    The compensation claim in Skipton you take out is actually against the company’s insurance policy rather than your employer themselves, so there is no need to worry about it having any immediate effect on their cash flow. The insurance policies are taken out for this reason and cover the employer under these circumstances so you don’t have to worry about it affecting your relationship with your employer or your day to day role.


    As you are making your claim against your overall employer rather than an individual, it is highly unlikely that your line manager or team leader would ever find out. It is important to remember that you are entitled to make a compensation claim Skipton if you have been injured at work due to another individual’s negligence. Your employer has a duty of care towards you and if they are not ensuring you are protected in the workplace, they are liable to pay you compensation.

    No Need to Worry

    You should never feel under any pressure to make a claim but it is your entitlement to do so. There is no need to feel nervous or intimated about making the claim, as it won’t affect your job in any way. It is important to get justice when you deserve it and making a claim for compensation is the way to do it.

    Compensation Claim Process

    The compensation claim process for an accident at work is simple. You call Accident Advice Helpline and speak to an adviser who will offer you some guidance and support relating to your claim. You can also complete the 30 second claim form which will give you an indication of how much you may be entitled to. You will be put in touch with a specialist solicitor who will take over the case and will do their best to get a positive outcome for you. As part of the process, you will be required to provide evidence of the injury, such as photographs, witnesses and medical records. It is essential that you have received medical attention and that the accident happened within the last three years.

    Open Claim Calculator

    The lines at Accident Advice Helpline are open 24/7 so you can call anytime regarding your compensation claim. They also operate a ‘no win, no fee’ obligation which means that no matter what the outcome is of your claim, you won’t have to pay out. Find out more today about how they can help you get the successful compensation claim you deserve!

    Date Published: 11th August 2013

    Author: David Brown

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.