It is by no way an exaggeration to say that suffering a serious workplace injury can be life-changing, not just for the victim bur or their families as well. This is why it is so important that employees who are injured at work in accidents that were not their fault have the chance to seek West Dorset accident at work compensation for their suffering.
Before the rise of unions and the introduction of personal injury law, people who were injured in accidents that were not their fault while carrying out their duties would be left high and dry, often left on the scrap heap if their injuries meant that they were unable to return to work.
Thankfully, these days it’s a different story. If you’ve suffered the terrible misfortune of being injured in an accident that was not your fault while you were at work, there will be a chance that you might well be able to get yourself a top 100% ‘no win, no fee’ personal injury solicitor and sue your employer for West Dorset accident at work compensation.
Getting West Dorset accident at work compensation
It doesn’t matter how you were injured in an accident that was not your fault while you were at work. If you can prove that your injuries came about as a result of the negligence of the company you work for, you may well be able to make a claim for West Dorset accident at work compensation.
Maybe you were hurt after a piece of heavy machinery went wrong or you were not provided with the right safety equipment. Perhaps you sustained a repetitive strain injury after your employer failed to train you adequately. Perchance you were assaulted in the line of your duties after your employer failed to make sure that you were safe while doing your job.
Under all of these circumstances, there could well be a chance that you might find yourself in a position where seeking an accident at work compensation pay-out could be a very real option for you to take.
The amount that you might stand to win will depend very much on the nature and severity of your injuries, but if your injuries are going to prevent you from returning to work, you would well be looking at a sizeable sum.
The next steps for your personal injury compensation claim
If you would like to find out more about the possibility of seeking an accident at work compensation pay-out from your employer after you were injured in an accident that was not your fault while at work, pick up the phone today and call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone for free, no obligation advice about making a claim.
Date Published: 21st September 2014
Author: David Brown