Suffering a broken wrist can not only be extremely painful but can lead to a long absence from work leading to increased strain on your finances. Breaks are not the only hand injuries that compensation claim solicitors such as the Accident Advice Helpline deal with on a daily basis.
Many claims are made for R.S.I (repetitive strain injury) which is damage to the ligaments and tendons of the hand caused by following the same action many times a day. It is a common complaint amongst office workers. If you are having pain in your hands and wrists and are finding it hard to do your normal job then you should seek medical advice. If you are proved to be suffering from a damaged hand due to the job you have been doing then it may be possible to make a compensation claim, Ware will have many legal firms who can give you more advice on this and help you start a claim.
Safety at work.
If you have any kind of accident at work you need to be aware that your employer should be covered by Employers Liability Insurance which protects not only you, but them in the event of accidents in the workplace. Under law your employer has a responsibility to provide you not only with adequate tools to do your job but the correct safety equipment such as hard hats, hi-vis clothing and safety footwear. Because you work in an office does not mean that you do not also have to receive the right training and equipment. Every office worker should receive regular risk assessments and be advised on how to sit at the desk and how to use their equipment; your risk assessor should take note of any problems that you have and recommend specialist equipment to help you. If this is not done or your condition is ignored then this is classed as negligence and you have every right to claim compensation for causing you damage, some of which may be irreparable.
Compensation claim in Ware – getting started
Your first port of call when considering making a compensation claim in Ware should be to get sound advice from an experienced legal professional. This can be done locally or over the telephone with a national company such as Accident Advice Helpline. The law surrounding claims from accidents at work is slightly different to normal personal injury law as you have longer in which to start making a claim. It is important to get the correct advice and details of what you will need to pursue a claim. Our team of trained advisers can help you with this on: 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
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Date Published: 16th September 2013
Author: David Brown