Snapped a bone? Dislocated a joint? Don’t let your work related accident prevent you from claiming your injury compensation.
Broken bones are amongst some of the most common injuries that affect employees in work related accidents. Unfortunately, no working environment is immune from the risk of an accident occurring and any employee, regardless of their position within the company, may be at risk of becoming injured in a work related incident.
In fact, many work related accidents have been found to be the fault of some one other than the person who has been injured and thankfully in cases such as these, the leading law firm, the Accident Advice Helpline are always available to explain what to do in these circumstances.
Can I make a Livingston accident at work claim?
The law is very clear on the rights of the individual to pursue a personal injury compensation claim if they have been injured through no fault of their own.
- As long as the accident occurred within the last 3 years’ and
- It was caused through no fault of their own and
- They sustained an injury as a direct consequence of the accident or incident
They may legally pursue compensation in the form of their Livingston accident at work claim.
Work related injuries
Injuries such as broken, fractured or dislocated bones may occur as a result of many factors in the working environment.
- Slips and trips
- Falls from height
- Loose steps
- Wet flooring
- Highly polished flooring
- Debris such as loose packaging or
- Trailing wiring
- Poor storage of stock
- Faulty equipment or tools
- Lack of supervision
- Lack of training
- Lack of personal protective equipment such as protective boots and helmets
Diagnosing a broken, fractured or dislocated bone
At the scene of an accident at work, it may be obvious that the casualty has sustained a broken bone by the displacement of the bone, swelling and severe pain. However, fractures may not be so easy to diagnose at the scene and the casualty may require further assessment at the hospital. An x ray may be used to identify any fractures to the bones and inform further treatment,
Dislocated bones are usually obvious at the scene by the displacement of the bone and abnormal angle of the limb. This may be examined by x ray and rotated back into position under anaesthetic.
Making your ‘no win, no fee’ claim – it’s simple!
It is an effortless process to establish your eligibility to make your Livingston accident at work claim for personal injury compensation with the reputable team of advisers and injury solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline.
They offer an unrivalled telephone helpline that is always answered by an experienced and capable adviser who can notify you of your entitlement to make a Livingston accident at work claim over the phone. Call free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 16th October 2014