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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Personal Injury Lawyer in Barnsley


    Do you work in a dangerous job?

    Although many of us opt to work in relatively safe environments or heavily regulated industries, there are some job roles which carry inherent risks. If you experience an injury at work and it wasn’t your fault, your employer could be liable for your injuries and you could obtain compensation against them, regardless of the type of job that you do.

    Often, people assume that you won’t be able to make a claim with a personal injury lawyer in Barnsley for a work related injury if it happened during the course of your normal role. In actual fact, a personal injury lawyer in Barnsley could help you to make a claim, even if you carry out a relatively dangerous role, such as:

    Stunt Co-Ordinators

    Although many stunt co-ordinators merely arrange the stunts on television programmes and films, many also take part in the stunts or act as stunt doubles. As this can involve working with fire, collapsing buildings or even explosions, there are inherent risks which come with the job. However, this doesn’t mean that your employers don’t owe you a duty of care and you could still obtain compensation, with help from a personal injury lawyer in Barnsley if you’re hurt at work.

    Fishermen and women

    Working on the seas can be particularly dangerous. Whilst many people who work at sea are familiar with the dangers, sometimes an unpredictable current or freak wave can cause injuries, or even fatalities, to the most experienced sailors. If you suffer an injury whilst at sea and it wasn’t your fault, you may find that you’re able to obtain compensation and a personal injury lawyer in Barnsley could help to increase your chances of success.

    Armed Forces

    Although many people join the Armed Forces in order to protect other people, sometimes they can find themselves suffering serious injuries in their line of work. With many soldiers now taking part in active military tours, the chances of being injured are relatively high. However, if you do find yourself being injured at work and you’re a member of the Armed Forces, you could obtain compensation for the harm that you’ve suffered.

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    If you’ve suffered any type of injury at work and it wasn’t your fault, why not contact us to find out more about making a compensation claim with a personal injury lawyer in Barnsley? We offer free no obligation advice so it’s easy to find out more about making a claim with a personal injury lawyer in Barnsley and you won’t have to pay anything at all!

    Simply call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile phone to find out more. Our friendly and professional team are available to help, so you can contact us whenever you need to and we’ll be able to assist with your claim.

    Date Published: 31st March 2014

    Author: David Brown

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