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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

    Injury claim lawyer in Hemel Hempstead


    Do you live in Hemel Hempstead and have you been hurt while at work? If so this guide will help you understand whether or not you are entitled to claim compensation and if so, how you can find an injury claim lawyer in Hemel Hempstead who can help you out.

    Understanding the law

    For any employer the question of employee safety is an important one and there are many precautions they should take in order to safeguard your safety while at work and ensure you have the best possible working environment.

    This can include everything from adhering to basic health and safety measures, making sure room temperature remains within acceptable boundaries and also making any special provisions for particular risks which certain jobs might involve.

    They should also have employer’s liability insurance which provides cover for any injuries which happen to employees while on the premises.

    When can you claim?

    If your employer fails to provide adequate cover for any of these issues and you are injured as a result then there may well be good reason for a claim.

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    Examples might include an injury caused because of poor health and safety adherence within the building, long term conditions such as industrial deafness caused by poorly maintained machinery or a lack of equipment, or indeed something as simple as repetitive strain injury.

    Let’s take the example of industrial deafness. This is a real risk if you spend a substantial amount of your working life in a factory working with or around loud machinery.

    Your employer should provide protection in the form of ear defenders and if possible make alterations to the machinery to negate the effects.

    How to get help

    Because of the complexities of personal injury law and, specifically that relating to accidents within the workplace, you should always take measures to get help if you can find it.

    You can start by speaking to us at Accident Advice Helpline. We have a team of specialists on hand to take your call. We can understand your issues and help you arrive at a decision about whether making a claim is the best option for you.

    Normally all this can be done over the phone, but where a long term injury is concerned it may be advisable to schedule a follow up assessment.

    Finding an injury claim lawyer in Hemel Hempstead

    From here it’s a case of finding an injury claim lawyer in Hemel Hempstead who can help with your case.

    This personal injury lawyer will have everything you need including expertise in the specifics of personal injury law in the workplace. This is crucial as having someone who has direct knowledge of this area will help your case immensely.

    So, to find an injury claim lawyer in Hemel Hempstead, why not come and talk to us? We’re ready and waiting to help.

    For more information you can call us on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.

    Alternatively, you could visit www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk for more information.

    Date Published: 5th December 2013

    Author: David Brown

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