A Pontypool accident claim is sometimes made because of burn or scald injuries. Although most times these happen in kitchens, they can happen anywhere there is heat, wet or dry. It could be that you are a customer of a restaurant and a waiter slips and spills hot food on you, or you could be employed in a foundry. Of course there are chemical burns as well, which just open up many other places that burn and scald injuries can happen.
If you have sustained one of these injuries through no fault of your own, you might want to consider making a Pontypool accident claim for compensation.
Protecting staff so they do not have to make a Pontypool accident claim
Employers have a legal duty to protect their staff from injury while they are at work, and most employers take this matter very seriously. They have procedures in their kitchen that everyone has to follow, and failure to do so can mean the loss of their job. This might seem harsh, but by not behaving correctly, staff members can be putting the well being of others at risk.
This can result in a personal injury claim being made against the employer because of injuries sustained by another employee, which is why so many of them react so strongly to reckless behaviour.
The effects of burn and scald injuries
Apart from being very painful injuries, burns and scalds can leave very nasty scars. Many victims of this type of injury undergo years of plastic surgery and skin grafts to try and reduce the visible effects, which is something else that causes them more pain and suffering.
All this needs to be accounted for when a personal injury claim is made. Claiming compensation is something you can do if someone else caused the accident you were burned or scalded in.
Just ask Accident Advice Helpline
Burns and scalds are particularly nasty injuries, but they are not the only ones that we deal with. For more than 15 years we have handled claims for all types of accidents and injuries, and many thousands of innocent victims have received the compensation they deserved.
None of them had to hold back from making a claim as we work on a no-win, no-fee basis. This means that no money has to be paid for the work on your claim to be started, and if it should not be won, you will not have to pay us any legal fees.
Call our friendly advisors on 0800 689 0500, or on 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. They will be able to answer of your questions about making a claim, in confidence and without any obligation to carry on.
Just make that call today, and find out about your personal injury Pontypool accident claim.
Date Published: 25th November 2014