If you have had an accident in Churchill there are many questions you may have, for this we have a dedicated and trained adviser at the end of the phone on our 24 hour advice helpline which is always free to ring and you will always receive free, no obligation advice from someone whose job it is to have the answers for you. Call anytime, day or night on 0800 689 0500 or for mobile calls on 0333 500 0993. Our injury solicitors in Churchill have a passion for the area and for it’s people and matched with over a decade of experience working with Accident Advice Helpline this ensures that with us you are in safe hands.
Our injury solicitors in Churchill have expertise for all types of accidents and injuries but the one we receive the most enquiries about each month is work related accidents with many employers in Churchill this means many employees. Whether you work in retail, health services, offices or in any other sector you will be well aware of the health and safety standards expected today in everyone’s place of work.
By law all employers and employees need to fully adhere to the standards required by the European working laws and this is to protect all those within the workforce. As well as the wider laws, health and safety inspectors carry out regualr checks on employment establishments to investigate whether everything is as it should be. This means things like machinery being kept to a safe standard and regularly maintained, that the atmosphere is chemical free and well ventilated and that staff are fully trained to do the job they’re employed for as well as many other requirements. Our injury solicitor in Churchill work have one of the highest success rates at winning work related compensation claims in the UK.
Usually it will be your employer who is at fault and for this we recover your compensation money from their insurance companies, you are absolutely doing nothing wrong in receiving money from an insurance company as a form of justice for your employer failing to protect you which is their legal duty.
An employer is at fault if an accident occurred, usually, if we can prove that:
- Incorrect training was given
- Safety gear such as goggles, masks, gloves, ear defenders were not provided
- You did not receive adequate breaks
- Your environment was not properly ventilated
- Machinery was not to a safe standard
- You were exposed to harmful chemicals
- You were worked more hours than the European rules state
- And many more reasons
If you are unsure who was at fault, what the circumstances were around your accident and how best to go about seeking compensation then we operate a 24 hour advice helpline which is always free to ring and always manned by friendly and empathetic advisers whose job it is to have all the relevant and correct answers for you. You can call around the clock on 0800 689 0500 or for mobiles 0333 500 0993 to see where you stand in the minefield that is compensation claims.
Date Published: 3rd January 2014
Author: David Brown