It’s a sad fact of life that some employers cut corners in an effort to save money. This might involve not keeping up with maintenance work at their premises, failing to invest in the proper safety gear for their workers or not employing enough staff to make sure that people are protected from being injured in an accident that was not their fault.
If while carrying out your duties at work you were to be injured as a result of an accident that was not your fault as a result of this corner-cutting activity, there will be a chance that you might find yourself in a position where you may well be able to take some form or another of 100% no win no fee personal injury action against your employer with a view to winning a Devon accident at work compensation pay-out.
Corner-cutting accidents and Devon accident at work compensation
Maybe you were injured as a result of your employer failing to keep your office properly illuminated. Imagine that the nights were drawing in as winter approached. Late one evening, you are sent to the stock room to fetch some samples for a client. When you reach the stock room, you discover that there is no light bulb in the light fitting.
You think that there is just enough light for you to get what you need, so make your way down a flight of steps. While doing so, you trip on a box that has been left on the stairs and tumble to the floor below, suffering some very nasty injuries on the way.
You might be able to seek a Devon accident at work compensation pay-out from your employer with the help and assistance of a top 100% no win no fee personal injury lawyer for two reasons under these circumstances. The company you work for should have made sure that its stock room was properly illuminated at all times.
If you could prove that the light had been left in that condition for some time, your Devon accident at work compensation case could be strengthened. Then there’s the fact that the flight of stairs in the stock room should have been clear of obstacles.
Call the experts
If you’ve suffered an injury at work in an accident that was not your fault under these or similar circumstances and would like to explore your chances of making a successful claim for Devon accident at work compensation, you could do a lot worse than getting in touch with Accident Advice Helpline on one of the phone numbers at the top of this page. Calls are completely free of charge and obligation when you call to have a chat with one of our expert claims advisors.
Date Published: 2nd September 2014
Author: David Brown