Do you need a personal injury lawyer in Westhoughton?
Accidents at work are more common than is often realised. Of course there are some industries that are very dangerous to work in. The employees of these are generally aware of the hazards, and take care to avoid them. But there are some jobs that are considered safe that bring their own set of problems with them.
Most people would consider an office to be a safe working environment, but accidents happen in them on a regular basis.
- Trailing wires are a common cause of office accidents, and if you happen to bang your head on the corner of a piece of furniture of you fall, you could suffer a very nasty head injury. Your employer should ensure that no wires are left where someone can trip over them, and if you are injured because of their negligence, you may be looking for a personal injury lawyer in Westhoughton to help you claim compensation.
- Repetitive strain injuries are another problem with office jobs. If you are sitting at a keyboard all day, your wrists could be damaged. Keyboard workers often sustain Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, but it can easily be avoided by the use of wrist rests and regular breaks.
- Photocopiers and other equipment that gives off intense light can damage your eyesight if you are using them constantly. Even computer screens should have a filter on them, so that your eyes are not harmed in any way.
- Loose carpets or flooring could result in a slip, trip or fall accident.
These are just four examples of why you could be looking for a personal injury lawyer in Westhoughton, to help you claim compensation for an office accident.
Call the experts at Accident Advice Helpline
Our in-house lawyers have been making successful injury claims for over 16 years. If you are looking for a personal injury lawyer in Westhoughton, or anywhere else in the UK, you should give us a call.
Speaking with our friendly, expert claims advisors will not put you under any obligation to make a claim, and we will not ask you for any money to get your claim started. We work on a no-win, no-fee basis and that will take care of the financing of your compensation claim.
You probably have lots of questions you want answers to before deciding to go ahead, so why not give us a call today. From a landline ring us on 0800 689 0500 or from a mobile use 0333 500 0993. If you would prefer us to call you just text’claim365’ to 88010.
Date Published: 10th April 2014
Author: Emma Matthews