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    Injury claim in Boscombe


    Injury claim in Boscombe

    You may have heard of injury claim car accidents – this is a type of car accident that was caused by someone else and so the injured person is claiming compensation. You may also have head of pedestrian claim accidents – where a pedestrian has been hurt by a vehicle and is claiming compensation from the driver of that vehicle.

    If these accidents occurred in the Boscombe area than they would be termed injury claim in Boscombe cases. In the same way, compensation can be paid to employees that have been injured in workplace accidents that were not their fault. If the workplace was in Boscombe then they would be termed workplace injury claim in Boscombe cases. Not so many people realise that there is a form of compensation that workmen (and women) can claim if they are injured in an accident at work that was not their fault. The following shows how this works in practice.

    Workplace injury claim in Boscombe – who can make one?

    You can usually claim if you are employed by someone (or a business) and if you were injured at work. You can only claim if the accident was not your fault and this means that it was someone else’s fault. Employers can be found to be at fault for accidents by:

    • Not providing a workplace that is safe
    • Not maintaining the workplace properly
    • Not providing workers with appropriate tools and equipment for the job
    • Not organising appropriate training
    • Not providing appropriate supervision
    • Not preparing a comprehensive risk assessment
    • Not providing protective equipment as necessary

    Workplace injury claim in Boscombe – how to claim..

    The first stage in a workplace injury claim in Boscombe case is to contact a law firm like Accident Advice Helpline. This can be done through their 24 hour helpline or you can do it online if you have a computer. Accident Advice Helpline has a team of friendly, professional advisers who are highly trained in workplace compensation. One of the first things that you will be asked is if you want to take part in the unique 30 second test. This will take the details of your accident and of your injury and will indicate if that claim is likely to be successful.

    Workplace injury claim in Boscombe – the injury

    Head injuries are common where the worker has had a fall or where workers are struck by heavy falling objects. Crushing injuries are also common if workers are using heavy machinery. Slips, trips and falls are commonly reported in office and shop environments – twisted ankles and fractured wrists are often the result.

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    You will have to provide details of your injury for the claim process so keep a careful note of:

    • All of the injuries that you suffered and the medical attention that you have had
    • Hospital or doctor’s appointments
    • Operations and other procedures
    • Physiotherapy
    • Medication
    • Psychological symptoms

    It is likely that you will be asked to attend a medical assessment so that a medical assessment report can be prepared by a doctor.

    Date Published: 18th August 2013

    Author: David Brown

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