Boxted is a small village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. It is estimated to have a population of just 120 people which is a lot higher than when it received a mention in the ‘Domesday Book’ and then had an even smaller population of a mere 25 people!
Boxted has always been an extremely close community and all residents are either friends for generations gone by or relations, which can be an ideal way to live, that is until something goes wrong. That something could be an accident or an injury which you incur as a result of another person’s negligence and here is where the injury lawyer in boxted come in. In close knit communities there can be strong values which have stood the test of time and for someone to oppose them can actually be quite frightening, but attitudes change – as do laws.
By law you have a right to be safe at all times, whether you are in a public place or the workplace your safety is usually somebody else’s responsibility the second you step foot out of your home.
If you have suffered an accident at work, an injury lawyer in Boxted can see if this was as a result of an employer’s negligence. We can look at whether the correct training was given to you, whether the machinery was kept well maintained and to a safe standard, whether you had a protective uniform, whether your working environment was indeed adhered to the health and safety standards that by law they are required to be. There are many ways in which the blame for your work accident can lay with your employer. An injury lawyer in Boxted can seek the compensation directly from your employers insurance company meaning your case can be kept strictly confidential and that you can keep your affairs private and free from gossip.
Accidents in a public place
Accidents which occur in a public place as usually down to the landlords/owners of that place, whether it be a council, landlord or manager. Public places need to be strictly maintained to prevent any hazardous dangers resulting in injuries to members of the public. Things like broken pavements, over grown trees, shop spillages, hanging signs etc all need to be corrected as soon as possible and until that is done the public must be notified of the dangers – if they have not been then this is when an injury lawyer in boxted can obtain you a compensation award – as discreetly and privately as the law will allow.
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Date Published: 12th November 2013
Author: David Brown