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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Solicitors in Winwick


    Whether you work in an office, a factory, or a shop, you have a right to remain safe in your working environment. It is the responsibility of your employer to ensure that you remain fully protected during your working hours, and if your employer falls short in his or her responsibility then you may be entitled to compensation.

    Actions to take in the immediate aftermath of an accident at work

    If you are involved in an accident at work, you should:

    • Report the accident to your employer;
    • Take down the contact details of any witnesses;
    • Take photographs of the accident scene; and
    • Seek immediate medical assistance.

    In doing so, you will help strengthen any subsequent claim for compensation you make.

    Looking for injury solicitors in Winwick?

    Here at Accident Advice Helpline, our team of personal injury solicitors like to keep the claims process as simple as possible. If you grant us the chance to take on your claim, we will open your case and arrange to provide you with legal representation on a 100% no-win, no-fee basis. This means that you will be able to start your claim without dipping into your hard-earned savings.

    Although we do not have injury solicitors in Winwick we can still represent you and your claim. This is because we are a national firm that works across the whole of the UK. So if you need injury solicitors in Winwick look no further than our expert service.

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    Time limits for workplace accident claims

    If you wish to make a claim, you should contact us as soon as possible. To be eligible to receive compensation, our accident solicitors must settle your claim, or issue it in court, within three years of the date on which your accident occurred.

    Receiving compensation for your workplace injury

    Once we take on your claim, our team of experienced solicitors may send you for a medical examination and use the resulting report to try to convince your employer to settle your claim outside of court. If your employer completely refuses to admit liability for your accident, our solicitors will have no other choice but to issue your case in court.

    If you win your compensation claim, it may take up to six weeks for your employer’s insurance company to pay out for your compensation settlement. If you are struggling financially, it may be possible for our solicitors to secure you an interim payment, which will help you to meet the cost of your most urgent requirements.

    Contacting our accident solicitors

    To start your claim through our team of solicitors, please call our freephone helpline, or use our 30-second test. Just dial 0800 689 0500 from your landline, or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile now.

    Date Published: 27th June 2014

    Author: Jan Newell

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.