Some innocent victims of work related injuries shy away from making personal injury claims in Denbighshire for fear of losing their jobs, or being treated badly by their employer. It is illegal for your boss to treat you differently simply because you have made a compensation claim against them and you may have a case to take them to an employment tribunal if they treat you badly, as well making the personal injury claims in Denbighshire.
This also applies to any work colleagues that act as witnesses for your personal injury claim.
Employers should help when employees make personal injury claims in Denbighshire
Some employers take the totally opposite view and help employees with their personal injury claims in Denbighshire as much as they can. Some of them feel that has they have paid the premiums for employers liability insurance for years, why should the claims not be made. An employer acting this way is obviously a huge help when you are making personal injury claims.
The problem that some employers fail to grasp is that if they had followed the health and safety rules, your accident might not have happened, and this is why they are responsible for your compensation claim.
Claiming compensation from your employer for a work related accident
It is the failure of employers to comply with health and safety rules that account for many of the accidents at work, as well as sometimes cause problems such as industrial illnesses and conditions. They need to protect employees from these as much as they do from one off accidents because the sorts of things that can develop over time are:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Industrial deafness
- Asbestos related diseases
- Vibration white finger
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Illnesses related to exposure to chemicals and other dangerous substances
These conditions can take some time to develop and because of this you have three years from the date of diagnosis to start your claim.
Financing personal injury claims in Denbighshire
Financing you personal injury compensation claim for a work related injury with Accident Advice Helpline is no problem at all. You would not be asked for any money to start the claim and if your case should unsuccessful, you still won’t be asked to find any money. Almost all injury claims are financed this way, it works well and means that No Win No Fee* is the answer for everyone to make a claim.
Accident Advice Helpline has the expertise you need on your side when making a claim. For over 14 years we have been assisting victims, and many thousands of them have received the compensation they deserved.
Call our freephone helpline on 0800 180 4123 to speak to our friendly advisors to discuss your personal injury claim, or complete on our online 30-second test to get an estimate of how much you might be awarded.
Date Published: 11th August 2014