Around eight miles from the larger city of Glasgow, Kirkintilloch is one of the towns that that belongs to the lieutenancy area of Dunbartonshire. The town has around 19,700 people living there, according to estimates in the year 2009. According to recent research, the town is actually a very old part of the country. If you live here and have been hurt at work in Kirkintilloch, Accident Advice Helpline can help you.
Injured in the workplace
Your employer has a duty of care to maintain a safe working environment and provide training to safeguard employees while performing their duties.
If, for example, you have to operate machinery, the machinery should be in good working order and you should be shown how to use it safely.
If you have to come into contact with hazardous materials at work, your employer should provide you with personal protective equipment. It’s your responsibility to follow safety rules and wear it.
Overcrowded working environments that are noisy or lack ventilation can cause psychological injuries such as stress or depression.
Your employer should be aware of the risks involved in your job, and work with you to prevent an injury.
Making a claim after being hurt at work in Kirkintilloch
If you’ve been hurt at work in Kirkintilloch due to your employer’s negligence then you could get some free legal advice from Accident Advice Helpline today.
If your accident happened within the last 3 years and you had medical attention you could have a strong case.
Compensation is intended to recompense a no-fault accident victim for their losses. This includes pain and suffering and all those extra expenses an accident causes.
It’s a good idea to keep receipts and records to support your claim. Your personal injury lawyer can build your claim using this important information.
You won’t need to find money for upfront fees if you use the right solicitor. Accident Advice Helpline work on a no-win, no-fee basis to help you with the financial side of your claim.
Call Accident Advice Helpline today
If you’ve been hurt at work in Kirkintilloch you might consider speaking to Accident Advice Helpline on our helpline numbers.
You may have questions about the claims process or the amount of compensation you could receive. Our trained advisors can help you with these matters.
You won’t be persuaded to go ahead with a claim if you’re not ready. Take time to think about it if you’re unsure.
You could take our 30-second online test if you prefer. Answer a few simple questions to find out if you’re eligible for making a claim.
Call us on 0800 689 0500, free from a landline, or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: 17th May 2014
Author: David Brown