If you have suffered a lifting injury which you feel was the fault of another person, you should be able to claim compensation which will help you through the recovery process. Compensation will help to pay for things like private medical treatment and time off work, so that you are able to better focus on your recovery without having to worry about financial matters.
Here are some of the reasons you might suffer a lifting injury in Pontrhydyfen, and how you can claim compensation for this.
Lack of training
If you work in a job where you are supposed to be lifting heavy items, then you should have plenty of training in advance to help you to know how to stay safe in your job. If your employer has decided not to offer you this training, or the training has been insufficient in some way, you are more likely to have an accident which you should still be able to claim compensation for.
You may need to provide proof that your training was negligent in some way, so make sure you keep examples.
Lack of help
If you are supposed to be lifting something with the help of another person, and this person isn’t paying attention or doing what they are supposed to, you may be able to claim compensation from them if you have an injury because of this.
You should try to prevent this situation happening in the first place, however, but refusing to lift anything which is too heavy for you unless someone is able to help you to lift it, or you can be provided with machinery to help.
Claiming for your lifting injury in Pontrhydyfen
If you have suffered a lifting injury in Pontrhydyfen, it is up to you to make a claim for compensation if you feel that another person was at fault. If your claim is successful the this is a great way for you to stay afloat financially, but also to prevent this person from causing the same situation again in the future.
Accident Advice Helpline can help you with your claim, providing you with an experienced and dedicated injury lawyer who can work with you on your claim, to ensure that your claim has a good chance of success. Your injury lawyer will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis, ensuring that you don’t have to go out of pocket in order to make your claim in the first place. Cal Accident Advice Helpline on 080 689 0500 free from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. You can also text “claim365” to 88010 if you prefer.
Date Published: 30th October 2015
Author: David Brown