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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Make work injury claims


    Make work injury claims

    Make Work Injury Claims

    It is a startling fact that every year millions of people suffer injuries in the workplace.  These are people who may be entitled to make work injuries claims for compensation.

    If you have been hurt in an accident at work which took place within the last three years, or you have developed an illness as a direct result of the job you do, then you may be one of those who could make work injury claims and you could receive compensation as a result.


    Why are some people put off when they could make work injury claims?

    Due to the delicate nature of the relationship between a worker and an employer, people can feel awkward or embarrassed about the claims process and many do not pursue it following an accident in the workplace.  This is exactly where Accident Advice Helpline can help:  If you have been hurt at work you have an entitlement to claim compensation from your employer’s insurance company and we can look after the whole process for you.


    Which industries do work injury claims come from?

    What industries do people who make work injury claims work in?

    1. Agriculture

    Responsible for a greater number of fatal injuries over the last five years than any other sector, the agriculture, hunting, forestry and fishing industry is reportedly the most dangerous industry in which to work.

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    2. Construction

    In recent years major injuries were reported to have occurred within the construction industry, with new cancer cases arising each year which are the result of previous exposure to risk within this sector.

     3. Health and Social Care

    Currently an estimated five million working days are lost each year due to illness or injury suffered by workers in health and social care and stress-related illnesses are higher in this sector than in any other.


    4. Manufacturing

    This sector is responsible for approximately 15% of all reported major injuries.

     5. Waste and Recycling

    Overall numbers of injuries and accidents reported by workers in this industry have decreased steadily over the last few years, however, waste and recycling still remains a high-risk industry.  Workers in this sector are most likely to have to make industrial accident claims for slips and trips or as a result of a handling injury.


    AAH – helping you make work injuries claims

    At Accident Advice Helpline we have years of experience in helping those who have been injured or suffer illness through no fault of their own, receive the financial compensation to which they are entitled.  Many of those who help have come to us to make work injury claims.  Our network of legal professionals work on a strictly ‘no win no fee*’ basis and have years of experience in dealing with industrial accident claims.  Our dedicated team of advisors can advise you on taking the first steps towards compensation on our 24-hour helpline: 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

     

    Date Published: 18th March 2013

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.