AAH – the specialist personal injury lawyer North Berwick off-shore workers can rely on
AAH is the personal injury lawyer North Berwick off-shore workers can employ to raise claims if they are injured while working on one of the off-shore drilling rigs. It’s one of the many areas that we specialise in when it comes to the subject of injuries in the workplace. Our team of 200 solicitors has a wide breadth and depth of experience that covers injuries being sustained in every type of working environment, from the office, to an off-shore gas or oil rig.
Serious Injury Statistics 2012
As an industry, off-shore oil and gas performs well in terms of the accident rate per 100,000 workers when compared to other industries.
- Offshore oil and gas industry – 530
- Transport and storage industry– 1,320
- Construction industry – 1,060
- Manufacturing industry – 1,000
- Health and Social work – 910
- Public administration – 750
- Wholesale/Retail – 710
- Education industry – 450
- Business finance – 280
- Others – 710
In terms of the offshore oil and gas industry, most serious accidents were reported in the maintenance divisions. As far as dangerous incidents were concerned, there were 250, 98 of which were under the heading of petrol hydrocarbon and 71 of which were under the heading of Dropped object/station keeping.
All of the above figures are extracts from the Oil and Gas industry 2013 safety report.
The injury qualifiers that AAH – the personal Injury lawyer in North Berwick off-shore workers use, require.
In order for an injury to qualify for compensation, there are several factors that need to be considered.
- The cause of the accident or incident that gives rise to the injury must be down to someone one than the injured party.
- The injury or its consequences must be serious enough to warrant raising a claim for compensation.
- Medical proof of the injury will be needed.
- The injury must have been sustained within the 3 year period immediately preceding the date of the claim.
These are not just AAH’s criteria as the personal lawyer North Berwick off-shore workers use; they apply to all personal injury claim companies, because this is the law.
How much is your claim worth?
To establish how much your potential injury claim may be worth, pay a visit to the AAH website and locate the HOW MUCH calculator which can be found on the homepage. By completing the information it requests, you will be given an estimate within 30 seconds.
Our user-friendly claim process
The vast majority of the injury claims that we handle are processed entirely online. There are no wearisome forms to complete and seldom is a court appearance necessary. We’ve done everything we can to make the whole claim process as easy and user-friendly as possible. Our no win no fee services are unreservedly recommended by Esther Rantzen, the well known people’s consumer champion.
The AAH helpline
If you need any help or advice with any aspect of your potential claim you can always chat to one of our experienced advisers. They can be reached by calling our free helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline or 0333 500 0993 from any mobile.