Lawyer in Hawick and Accident Advice Helpline
We are the personal injury specialists and we can assist you through a compensation case, regardless of your accident type, with no money needed as we work strictly on a no win no fee* policy.
For the majority of accidents they need to have happened within the last three years in order for you to be able to claim compensation through British Law rules, this however is different for industrial diseases such as Vibration White Finger, Respiratory Disease, Industrial Deafness, Repetitive Strain Injury, Lung Cancers and Angina, if they can be related to a prior career. The reason for this is because it can take longer than the standard three year time limit for the full effects of an industrial disease to come into play and our lawyers in Hawick do not believe that this should mean you cannot receive justice in the form of compensation.
Our lawyers do all they can to bring you to a successful outcome and we obtain clients over £35 million each and every year, and have done since establishment in the year 2000.
Work related accidents
Hawick is a Scottish town with a high employment rate and many industries. For this reason, lawyers in Hawick have much expertise in the field of industry accidents. Work accidents may mean an things such as a slip or a fall, resulting in a back injury or twisted ankle, where the damage is immediately obvious.
It may also relate to longer-term damage, such as deafness, asbestos poisoning, tendonitis or vibration white finger. By law, employers across the UK must take full responsibility for the health and safety of their all of their employees. There are numerous laws and regulations in place to make sure that they do this. However, sometimes this is not done and when this results in an injury, employees have a legal right to make a claim for industrial injury compensation.
Every employee has the right to attend work in a safe environment, your employer does have a duty of care – required by law – to protect you. Safety equipment must always be provided, machinery kept to a high standard, atmosphere properly ventilated, sufficient breaks given, sticking to the European working hours law, maintaining the whole environment to a safe standard – these are the absolute basics an employer has to ensure. If you have been injured as a result of your employer’s negligence then it is highly likely that you are eligible to claim for compensation.
The ease of making a alaim with AAH
Making contact by phone: call our 24 hour advice helpline for legal advice or to begin a claim today on 0800 689 0500 or for mobiles 0333 500 0993.
Do it online: log onto www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk and do our 30 second test to begin your claim!
Date Published: 12th February 2014
Author: David Brown