How your employer can help with your injury claim
If you have an accident at work and want to make a claim against your employer, the process will move much more quickly and comfortably if your employer is behind the claim and thus very cooperative. Unfortunately, it is fairly unlikely that this will happen, as if your employer wanted to give you compensation for your accident then probably would have already.
With this in mind, you shouldn’t expect too much from your employer when you are going through the claims process, although you should expect that you will get to keep your job and not be victimised at work because of the claim. Here are some ways that your employer may be able to help move the process along.
- Let your employer know what you are doing. If you are able to tell your employer that you are filing a claim then they can look out for the paperwork and make a start on it sooner rather than later. Even if they are planning to fight the claim, it still makes sense for them to get started as soon as possible.
- Ask your employer to provide anything they need to. Your lawyer will require evidence of what happened to you to put the case together, so having paperwork put together containing witness statements and any important information will speed the process up. Your employer could also provide CCTV of your accident, which is one of the best forms of evidence in cases such as these.
- Being honest. If you are working for a decent employer they should be honest about everything that has happened so that a true case can be put together. Make sure that your employer knows that you plan to only tell the truth and expect them to do the same, so that a really accurate idea of what happened in your accident can be put together for the case.
You can make an injury claim in Tunbridge Wells
You can make an injury claim in Tunbridge Wells more easily if you work with an experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyer to move the claim forward. Call the Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the team about making an injury claim in Tunbridge Wells and decide whether or not you have a good case for compensation.
If the team feels that you can make a successful injury claim in Tunbridge Wells, then they will pass you over to a solicitor, who will handle your injury claim in Tunbridge Wells on your behalf, so that you shouldn’t have to go to court. Your lawyer will also work on a 100% no win no fee* basis to get you the compensation you deserve.