How common is it, do you think, that someone might consider trying to claim North Warwickshire accident at work compensation? In reality, this is quite rare thanks to the diligence employers display when it comes to health and safety matters. With that said, there are many thousands of people living in North Warwickshire – around 62,000 of them, to be more exact. It is a borough to the far north of Warwickshire itself, as you might guess from its name.
So what kinds of things might happen that could potentially lead to people trying to claim compensation? That’s a good question, and in reality any industry or type of work could potentially leave someone nursing an injury. And of course, any injury can affect you in more ways than you might think.
Falls at work
Falls are well worth looking into because they can happen in all kinds of situations. You’ve probably heard of falls from height, mostly because when they happen they can be very serious indeed. It’s possible to suffer crush injuries and head and spinal injuries in situations like this. Some have died while falling from a height, whereas others have recovered but been left with issues that stem directly from their fall.
However, you don’t have to fall from height to suffer injuries at work. Let’s suppose, for example, you are walking along a corridor and you slip on some spilled oil. You could well lose your balance and fall over as a result. The injuries you end up with could well depend on whether or not you manage to break your fall in any way. Even then, you could easily break or sprain a finger or other part of your body.
What should you do next?
Obviously, treatment for any injuries you have sustained is going to be your first requirement. This could be anything from simple first aid to a visit to the hospital. However, once you are recovering and you know the extent of your injuries and the likely recovery time, your thoughts may turn to the idea of compensation.
North Warwickshire accident at work compensation could be claimed by you if you’ve fallen over at work or had another accident that was someone else’s doing. Call Accident Advice Helpline now on 0800 689 0500 and make sure you know whether a compensation claim is possible to make.