Madingly is situated near Cambridge, which of course has one the best known universities in the country. Accidents happen in universities just like anywhere else, and as a student, professor or visitor you may need to make an injury claim in Madingly.
There are many types of accident that could happen. Just some of them are:
- A slip, trip or fall within the buildings or grounds;
- Electric shocks from exposed wires;
- Injuries from faulty equipment such as desks and chairs;
- Sporting and athletic injuries;
- Being hit by a vehicle in the carparks;
- Assault or harassment;
- Sexual harassment or abuse;
- Food poisoning;
- Exposure to asbestos causing asbestos-related diseases; or
- Heavy lifting without proper training.
If any of these happen to you and you are injured as a result, whether physical or psychological, you may be entitled to make an injury claim in Madingly.
If you have an accident while at university, you should report it immediately to someone in authority. It will have to be recorded in the accident book that the university keep, but also will let them know of the risk to enable them to try and stop the same accident happening again to someone else. Hopefully there will only be one of you injured and making an injury claim in Madingly.
Duty of care
The university has a responsibility to its students to protect their health and safety while on university premises, whether that be in the buildings or the grounds. They have to ensure that the university is safe, and that if a risk is found it is dealt with immediately.
As employees, lectures are covered by the health and safety rules relating to the workplace and the university has the same duty of care to them as any other employer has to their employees. Employers have to protect the health and safety of their workforce while in the workplace, and if they fail in this duty they may face an injury claim in Madingly.
Student, lecturer or visitor — how you would make your injury claim in Madingly
It doesn’t matter what the reason is that you are on university premises — if you have an accident that was not your fault in which you are injured, you will be able to make a personal injury compensation claim.
Accident Advice Helpline have been dealing with personal injury compensation claims for over 15 years — we are one of the leaders in the industry. We are proud of the high quality service we provide, giving the claimants complete customer satisfaction
You can contact our helpline on our numbers 0800 689 0500 (0333 500 0993), and speak to one of our friendly, professional advisors. They will discuss your case with you in confidence, give you free legal advice, and start the processes should you wish to proceed.