Personal accident claims in Largs
It is a popular misconception that Scottish workplace accidents only happen in the heavy industries like ship building and breaking and on construction sites. It is true that some accidents do happen in these locations because of the heavy plant machinery and equipment that is used. Workers at Scottish ship yards and construction sites also work at heights and may handle dangerous substances.
Working in seaside resorts
This can be hazardous and sadly accidents do occur. However, people who work in seaside resorts like Largs, perhaps in restaurants, shops and cafes, also suffer workplace accidents and some of the injuries can be severe. If you have been involved in a work place accident that was not your fault in and are thinking about starting a personal accident claims case then here are the top 5 things that you should know. See below for details..
Top 5 things you should know about personal accident claims in Largs
- Work place accidents are depressingly common and cause pain and suffering to thousands of people every year. Some of these may happen in Largs and a fraction of them will result in a personal accident claims Largs case. Some workplace accidents involve slips, trips and falls – some are caused by machinery or equipment.
- If you have been injured in a workplace accident in that was not your fault you may be able to start a personal accident claims case. This is a method through which you can claim compensation for your injuries and for the financial loss that you have suffered because of your injury. The accident is not your fault if it was caused by someone else. The person or organisation may be having a personal accident claims case brought against them because of something that they did such as leaving a chemical on the floor so that workers are exposed to it. They can also cause an accident by NOT doing something such as not repairing a worn floor covering.
- You can make personal accident claims in Largs by contacting Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 and providing two types of information. The first type of information is details about the accident and your injuries. The second type of information is evidence of the money that you have lost because of the injury. Receipts and invoices are a good form of evidence for this.
- It is very unlikely that you will actually have to go to court because most personal accident claims cases are handled over the telephone. It’s a good idea to keep a note of all your hospital and doctor’s appointments (including any Accident and Emergency Department appointments), any operations that you have undergone, any physiotherapy that you have received and any medication that you have had to take.
- You will not have to pay any money to start the claims process because personal accident claims are handled by Accident Advice Helpline on a no win no fee* basis.
Date Published: 4th August 2013
Author: Sharon Parry