Ways you could make a no win no fee* compensation East Lindsey claim against an employer
If you have been injured in an accident at work then you could be able to make a no win no fee* compensation East Lindsey claim against the person that is responsible. In some cases this might be your employer, in others it could be the person or company who manages the building in which you are working.
No matter what the situation, the first thing you ought to do is find out for certain if you have the legal right to make a no win no fee* compensation East Lindsey claim. To do this you can take our 30 second test which has been specifically designed to provide you with the answers to this question. It will also give you a rough estimate of how much compensation you might receive if your claim is successful.
Failing in their duty of care
Ultimately it is possible to make a no win no fee* compensation East Lindsey claim against an employer if they have failed in their duty of care. What this essentially means is that all employers, regardless of their size, or the industry in which they work, have a duty of care to their employers. This is designed to ensure that staff members are treated well and necessary steps are taken to make sure that they are not put at risk of harm.
There are various things that an employer can do to help discharge this duty of care. They can provide suitable training and information to all employees to advise them of the dangers posed to them. They can perform regular risk assessments to make sure that there are no new risks being posed. Where risks are identified it is important that an employer acts on the information and does all within his or her power to remove that risk. If they fail to do this and you are injured as a result then there is a good chance that a no win no fee* compensation East Lindsey claim can be made.
Employers should also make sure that the work environment itself is safe. If it is not then they should take steps to ensure that repairs are completed quickly and that employees are advised of the risks while it remains. If the premises you work in is not up to standard then your employer could be regarded as being liable.
Accident Advice Helpline
If you think that you have good grounds for making a personal injury compensation claim, contact us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time for expert legal advice. From a landline, call 0800 689 0500, or from a mobile, call 0333 500 0993. You can also text the message ‘Claim 365’ to 88010 and we will call you as soon as we can. If no one is free to take your call, please leave a message and we will get back to you as quickly as we can. Why not contact us now for expert claims’ advice?
Date Published: 20th December 2014
Author: David Brown