Your employer should endeavor to protect you from industrial illnesses and diseases, as unlike like one-off injuries they can take years to develop. If they have failed in this legal duty, and you have contracted some form of industrial condition as a result, you may be entitled to make a personal injury claim, and the law firm Accident Advice Helpline can assist you to do so.
Causes of industrial conditions that could mean using a law firm in Mid Devon
There are many causes of problems that can create damage and entitle you to make a personal injury claim for an industrial condition. Just a few of these are:
- Exposure to dangerous chemicals and substances;
- Excessive twisting and gripping of machinery or equipment;
- Constantly using a keyboard, or something similar;
- A lack of breaks or lack of changes in activity;
- The use of vibrating tools;
- Consistent loud noise without wearing ear protection;
- Constantly being in an awkward position;
- Repetitive actions; and
- Poorly designed workstations.
There is an endless list of how industrial conditions are caused, and a law firm in Mid Devon can help with them all, providing it was not your own fault which created it. Always make sure you wear any protective clothing provided by your employer, and use any aids to protect you from the conditions developing.
All employers have a legal responsibility to ensure the health and safety of their workers is safeguarded, otherwise they may well find themselves facing a personal injury claim, as well as prosecution by the Health and Safety Executive, for their negligence. These responsibilities include protecting you from industrial illnesses and diseases, and halting practices in the work place that put employees at risk.
Accident Advice Helpline are here to help
Some industrial diseases can take up to 40 years to manifest themselves, and it is because of the length of time they can take to develop that the time limit is altered to suit. With industrial illnesses and diseases, you have three years from the date of diagnosis (rather than from the date of contraction) in which start your compensation claim.
No matter what your problem, Accident Advice Helpline will make sure you achieve a fair and successful settlement. We will do this as quickly and efficiently as possible, while maximising the compensation you are awarded, to include any costs or losses you have incurred as well as payment for your pain and suffering.
You can find an estimate for your potential award by completing the 30-second calculator on our website, or why not telephone our free helpline on 0800 180 4123 and speak to one of the friendly advisors who will assist you all they can? Our advisors will give you free legal advice regarding your claim, and without any pressure at all will let you decide if you want to continue with the process.
We work on a no win no fee basis, so we will not be asking you for any money to start your claim, and we will not ask you for any money if your claim is lost.
Date Published: 27th July 2014