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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Industrial Injury Benefit


    Many people don’t understand the concept of an industrial injury benefit. In fact, many people don’t hear about it until they actually have to use it themselves. But it’s a good idea to become familiar with it in case you need it. Below are some tips that you should know with regard to industrial benefits in case you should need them.

    Check your work contract to understand your industrial injury benefit

    You should have a contract that has been signed by the person who employs you. This also is going to show the description of the job you do, benefits that you receive, and disciplinary measures the employer is going to take if you breach the contract. This is going to help you when you have a problem with being injured at work.

    Read as well as keep a handbook copy to understand your industrial injury benefit

    Most of the workplaces have a kind of handbook that they hand out to employees which dictate the rules that the employer has, the disciplinary measures, and the safety and health matters that are related to your job. Make sure you keep this in a safe place so that you know what your rights are case something should happen at work where you are injured.

    Know the laws to understand your industrial injury benefit

    Make sure that you know about the employment and labor laws which prevail where you live. Knowing these laws can be helpful when you are bringing a lawsuit against your employer because you have been injured at work. Knowing what the laws are is important when it comes to an injury. If you don’t know about the truth regarding the benefit, you may be losing out on something important if you have been injured while at work. So you need to know your rights and what you deserve.

    There are many things that you need to do before you can make a claim for industrial injury benefit. But one thing that you should do is make sure that you have a solicitor to help you. If you need help with doing this, please contact us and let us help you find the right one. You will discover that we are very professional and that our solicitors are some of the best.  We only work with the best solicitors that the UK has to offer to its citizens and we make sure that they will give you good service. Call us free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.

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    Date Published: 23rd February 2013

    Author: jan_newell

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