Have you been hurt at work in Virginstow?
Although many employers take great care to create a safe working environment and ensure that they adhere to the relevant health and safety legislation, employees still seem to be hurt at work in Virginstow, and all over the rest of the country. If you’ve been hurt at work, you could make a compensation claim with help from injury solicitors, providing the injuries weren’t your fault.
Whilst numerous types of injuries can affect an employee, some job roles will have a higher risk of injury associated with them, or employees might be at risk of certain types of injuries and they may require help from injury solicitors. If you’ve been working in the same type of job role for a lengthy period of time, you may even recognise some of the common injuries associated with your profession, including the following.
Any type of job role which involves driving normally means that the employee will spend longer on the road than the average person. Generally, if you’re on the road for long periods of time, you’re at a higher risk of experiencing an accident or injury.
If your job involves driving and you’re hurt whilst on the roads, injury solicitors could help you to make a successful compensation claim, providing that the injuries were caused by someone or something else.
Personal training and sports coaching obviously requires employees to maintain their fitness. Any injury could therefore prevent them from working, which could result in them losing income. If you work in the fitness industry and suffer an injury which wasn’t your fault, you may be pleased to know that injury solicitors could help you to claim back any lost income, as well as helping you to obtain compensation for the injuries.
Chefs and restaurant staff
If you work or have worked in a kitchen, you may be familiar with people experiencing burns or cuts as they prepare food. Unfortunately, injuries can be relatively common in this type of work, as staff are often busy and under pressure. If the injuries you sustained weren’t your fault, it may be worthwhile contacting injury solicitors as they could help you to make a successful compensation claim.
If you’ve been hurt at work in Virginstow, or anywhere else, and you think you might be eligible to make a claim, why not contact Accident Advice Helpline to find out more? We offer free no-obligation advice, so it’s easy to find out more about the claims process without paying a penny!
Our friendly and professional team are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, so it’s easy to contact us whenever you need to and we’re always on hand to help answer your questions, resolve your queries and assist you throughout the claims process. To make a claim today, simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile, and we’ll do our best to help.
Date Published: 19th February 2014