There is a vast array of different reasons that you might need to make use of an injury lawyer. A lot of people think that injury lawyers are only there to deal with car accidents however this is not the case. We can also help if health and safety ignored at work in Cwmbran.
Work related injuries
Accident Advice Helpline deal with many cases surrounding work related injuries. There are a number of people that are exposed to harmful substances during the course of doing their work. There is a great deal of health and safety legislation that employers have a legal responsibility to follow and these mainly revolve around keeping their employees safe and keeping harmful substances to a minimum.
If you have been injured as a result of harmful substances in the work place then you will be entitled to compensation. Examples of the harmful substances that you might have had contact with include asbestos, and for many years people worked in environments where they were regularly exposed to asbestos. Until recently there were thought to be no problems however it has proven to cause a number of health problems and in some cases even death.
Another work related problem that can arise is exposure to dust within industries such as textiles, woodworking or mining. These industries can be the cause of health problems such as lung diseases, skin diseases and cancers.
Other things that can lead to work related problems include exposure to excessive noise, exposure to radiation or chemicals and vibration injuries. Exposure to microbial diseases is another work related aspect that could cause personal injury and this type of injury is more likely to affect people who are working within the health care sector or a laboratory environment.
Getting compensation if health and safety ignored in Cwmbran
You have two options when it comes to getting compensation and these are a local injury lawyer or a national law firm such as Accident Advice Helpline. If you have been the victim of any work related injury then you will be able to claim compensation. The amount of compensation that you will be entitled to claim will depend on the specific accident that you have had and the injury that has been caused. Due to the vast array of different accidents and injuries that can result it is fair to say that no two compensation cases are ever the same or have the same result.
If you think that you might be entitled to compensation you could try taking the short thirty second test on Accident Advice Helpline’s website and this will give you an indication of whether or not you can get compensation and a rough guide to the amount that you could claim.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline
When you are ready to make a start on your case for compensation if health and safety ignored at work in Cwmbran, all you really need to do is to call 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile, or fill in the short enquiry form which can be found on the website. When you first make contact the helpful adviser will ask you a number of questions to get a clear understanding of the injury that you have had and the circumstances surrounding the accident.
Once a clear picture of the accident and injury has been gathered by the adviser they will then appoint the best lawyer to deal with your case and the lawyer will take you through the claim process step by step until you get the compensation that you are entitled to.
Date Published: 2nd November 2013
Author: David Brown