Work related accidents can cause an injury claim in Midsomer Norton
Midsomer Norton is a town 10 miles south of Bath in North East Somerset, England. For hundreds of years coal mining was an important industry of the area and the local pit had a good safety record.
It is not just the mining industry that has a responsibility of safety to its workers. These days all employers have a duty of care to prevent industrial accidents and injuries from taking place. If you have suffered an injury within the workplace then you could be entitled to make an injury claim in Midsomer Norton.
Causes of work related accidents and injuries
There are many causes of accidents that could result in an industrial injury claim. For example:
- Slips, trips and falls.
- Incorrect manual handling or lifting of heavy items.
- Being struck by a moving vehicle or machinery.
- Being exposed to dangerous chemicals or fumes.
- Being exposed to loud noises without the correct kind of hearing protection.
- The continuous use of vibrating industrial equipment (leading to vibration white finger).
- Stress and bullying
- Lack of training
- Falls from a height
Am I entitled to make an injury claim in Midsomer Norton?
Accident Advice Helpline can help you make a claim if you have had an accident in the last 3 years that was somebody else’s fault. If you have been a victim of an industrial injury, it could be that you are eligible to compensation.
We are a friendly and professional firm with years of experience in personal injury compensation law. All of our cases are handled on a no-win, no-fee basis, meaning if you don’t win your case, you will not pay our lawyer’s legal fees. It won’t cost you anything to start your claim either.
Make sure you’ve had professional medical attention for your injuries. Medical evidence will form the basis of your claim so it’s very important there’s a record of your injuries.
What should I do next?
If you suspect you are entitled to make an injury claim then phone Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 (or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile). This service is open 24/7 and is completely obligation free. If we’re not available to take your call then we will call you back. Just leave your contact details.
Our friendly advisors will guide you through our unique 30-second test to find out if you qualify for compensation. If you decide to proceed then most injury claims can be processed by telephone.
Remember that by making an injury claim and drawing attention to industrial hazards faced by employees in your workplace, you could be helping to make the working environment safer for yourself and your colleagues.
Date Published: 31st August 2013