Sometimes, when an innocent victim is injured in an accident at work, their boss will discourage them from making a North Yorkshire accident at work claim. They can turn very nasty towards the victim, and any witnesses that are prepared to help them. They do not seem to realise that by acting in this way they are leaving themselves open to having to face an employment tribunal, as well as a North Yorkshire accident at work claim.
The majority of employers will not turn nasty when you make a North Yorkshire accident at work claim
Thankfully, this type of employer is in the minority, and the majority of employers do not behave in this way. It appears that the more usual way is for the victim to return to work as normal, often without the claim even being mentioned.
Then there are the employers who will actively encourage a victim to make a claim. Some of them feel very disgruntled about how much insurance they have to pay every year for such events, and when they have been paying it for many years with no-one ever making a North Yorkshire accident at work claim, they see it as some sort of return on the policy.
The fact that the settlement is not going to them, but to the injured employee, is of no concern to an employer that feels this way.
It’s their own fault you are making a claim
What all employers have to realise is that it is probably their own fault that they are having a personal injury claim made against them, as most accidents at work happen because the health and safety regulations are not followed strictly enough.
The laws are not in place for the fun of it, they are there to protect employees well being, and lapses in the regulations put all employees at risk, sometimes of serious injuries and sometimes of losing their life.
If an employer does not want these sort of problems, they need to adhere to the health and safety rules and regulations, all of which are readily available on the governments Health and Safety Executive website.
Getting the right advice for your claim
If you have been injured in an accident at work, claiming compensation is a legal right in the UK, but making a claim is a legal process, which should be handled by a law firm that understands them.
At Accident Advice Helpline, we specialise in personal injury claims, and have done so for the last 14 years. We have helped many thousands of claimants get the access to justice they were entitled to, which enabled them to receive the compensation they deserved.
We operate solely on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis, which means making a claim is available to all victims without them being concerned out finances. We do not need any money from you to start a claim or if your claim is lost, so you have nothing to lose by making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline.