No win no fee* injured at work claims in Tewkesbury for those that have suffered a hernia because of an incident in the workplace
The workplace is an environment whereby a lot of injuries are suffered. However, it is your employer’s duty to ensure that they provide a safe working environment. They must also alert all members of staff to any potential hazards and such like. If you have sustained an injury in the workplace and you feel your employer is at fault, you will likely be entitled to compensation. In this post we will take a look at workplace no win no fee* injured at work claims in Tewkesbury for hernias specifically. So, continue reading to find out everything you need to know…
What is a hernia? First and foremost, let’s begin by determining what a hernia actually is. This is an injury that is caused because an internal part of your body, usually an organ, has pushed through a weakness in the surrounding tissue wall or muscle. Typically, such muscle or tissue should be tight and strong enough to ensure your organs are in place.
Who can sustain a hernia? Literally anyone! There are many ways to end up suffering from such an injury. However, when it comes to the workplace, there are indeed a whole host of unique scenarios that can lead to this injury arising. Hernias are most common with those that are involved in heavy lifting, such as warehouse workers, construction workers and delivery drivers.
Can you make a claim if you have suffered a hernia in the workplace? There are indeed no win no fee* injured at work claims in Tewkesbury made because of this. You will need to be able to prove that you have sustained the injury because of your employer’s error or negligence. It is also vital that you do not have any previous medical history of hernias.
What should you do if you suffer a hernia and wish to make a claim? Firstly, you have to be professionally diagnosed with this injury, so see a doctor! You then have to report the incident to your employer, as it needs to be recorded in the accident book. Then finally, give us a call and we will handle everything for you!
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Date Published: 15th November 2014
Author: David Brown