Accident Advice Helpline can provide a specialist workplace injury claim solicitor in Aberdare
If you get hurt in an accident or incident at work, call an injury solicitor in Aberdare at Accident Advice Helpline who may be able to help you to claim compensation if someone other than yourself is to blame, especially if that someone is your employer.
Aberdare’s links with industry
The town of Aberdare in South Wales has a long history associated with the mining industry going back as far as the early 1800s when it was heavily involved in both iron and coal mining. Both of those industries have long since closed down, but Aberdare keeps its industrial links going today as a manufacturing centre for electric cable and smokeless fuels.
The hazards of smokeless fuel manufacturing
The production of smokeless fuel can pose certain health hazards. The manufacturing process involves the processing of coal, which as it’s handled produces damaging dust and fumes. If inhaled, these can cause occupational-related illnesses such as cancer, chronic bronchitis, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Commissioning a workplace injury claim solicitor in Aberdare at Accident Advice Helpline to raise a personal injury claim
If you work in this particular industry, or any other industry that exposes you to occupational-related illnesses due to inadequate safety precautions being undertaken by your employer, contact us here at Accident Advice Helpline in order to ask for assistance in raising a personal injury claim for financial compensation.
Loss of future earnings
Respiratory diseases can seriously affect a worker’s potential to earn an income going forward. If medical proof of such a condition can be established, then any compensation that may be awarded will have to take this circumstance into consideration.
The need to establish certain facts
Before we can proceed with registering a claim for financial compensation, we must first establish certain facts about the injury and its circumstances. This includes:
- The nature of the injury and its consequences;
- Who is to blame for the injury;
- Whether medical proof can be given to substantiate the nature and consequences of the injury; and
- When the injury or the incident that created it took place.
If it can be established that an employer is responsible for a serious or debilitating injury taking place, then compensation should be sought. Under normal circumstances, the incident relating to any injury must have taken place within the last three years, but if the incubation period of an illness stretches beyond this timeframe, then it may be possible to alter the statute of limitations.
Valuing your claim
We have a compensation calculator on our website, which takes only 30 seconds to use, but it will not account for loss of earnings. This will have to be discussed with your personal injury solicitor in Aberdare from Accident Advice Helpline.
To find out more about our no-win, no-fee services, as recommended by Dame Esther Rantzen, call our free helpline on 0800 689 0500 from any landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. Calls are taken in confidence.
Date Published: 10th March 2014
Author: David Brown