Head down to south-west England and you may just come across South Gloucestershire. It sits to the north and to the east of Bristol so it actually takes up the very beginning of the south-west, in reality. Around 271,000 people live in the region, which makes it quite highly populated – it sits inside the top 50 authority areas with regard to population. Every now and then, someone seeks South Gloucestershire compensation for an accident that happened there, although such things are very uncommon.
Many people work in all kinds of industries in the area. Fortunately, health and safety rules and regulations apply to all businesses in all industries, so wherever a person works, they are very likely to be able to do so in complete safety.
Do all employers adhere to the health and safety rules?
It is very difficult indeed to find an employer who doesn’t take their responsibilities in this area seriously enough. This is partly why cases where someone is hurt do tend to make the news, even if only on a local basis. They are uncommon, and this means they tend to grab our interest.
But just imagine being at the centre of one of those cases. Imagine you have been hurt while doing your job, even though you did everything you were taught and you did everything correctly as well. How would that make you feel – especially if that incident resulted in you being hurt in some way?
Can you work or not?
Some people who are injured at work can recover in good time – indeed, some may need no time off at all. However, in rare cases, people may be hurt and be unable to go back to work in the same capacity they did before. If you have ended up in a similar situation, or even if your injuries were minor, you might equally wonder whether South Gloucestershire compensation would be a possibility for you.
Accident Advice Helpline can handle claims made in this area as well as all other areas across the UK. Wherever you live, and wherever the accident occurred, it’s well worth speaking to one of our experienced advisors to see whether you could claim. Make sure you have a chance to do this now, by calling 0800 689 0500 when it suits you. If you can make a no win, no fee claim we will let you know as quickly as possible.
Date Published: 7th July 2014
Author: David Brown