How to sue your employer – personal injury solicitor in Austwick
If you feel that you have had an accident or injury which was caused by the negligence of your employer then you may want to make a compensation claim against them. You may also be able to make a compensation claim against your boss for a number of other reasons as well. In some cases it is possible to sue for emotional distress if your employer has been emotionally negligent, and you can also sue for unfair dismissal sometimes.
- Talk to human resources. Before you go outside of the company to try to make a claim against them, talk to HR about what has happened and why you feel that you deserve compensation. You may find that the company actually agrees with you and is willing to come to a settlement with you, without you having to take it any further.
- Write it down. The best way to ensure that you don’t miss anything out is to write everything down as it happens. If you have not remembered to do this that’s ok, because you can still sit down and write everything out later on.
- Get evidence together. This may include correspondence between you and your employer, emails and details of phone calls. You may be able to get paperwork which proves what happened and when, and even ask your colleagues if they are willing to act as witnesses.
- Decide whether you want to go through a lawsuit. Sometimes your employer will be willing to settle out of court, whilst other times they will force you to go through the courts. Decide before you begin whether or not you can handle a court case, and if you can’t then what you will accept from your employer to keep it out of court.
Finding a good personal injury solicitor in Austwick
If you have decided to go ahead with your compensation claim against your employer then you will want to find a good personal injury solicitor in Austwick who can make a start on your claim. Call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 to speak to the friendly, helpful team about your situation.
We can help you to gather evidence and put a case together, as well as helping you to decide whether or not you have a good case for a successful compensation claim. You are under no obligation to proceed after this initial conversation, but if you do decide to go ahead then you will be passed over to an in-house solicitor in Austwick who will start work on your claim.
Your solicitor in Austwick will work on a 100% ‘no-win, no-fee’ basis to process your claim, and will also work entirely on your behalf so that you shouldn’t have to go to court. You will also be kept updated as your claim progresses, and can get further advice and support by calling the helpline at any time.
Date Published: 8th March 2014
Author: David Brown