If you’ve been involved in an accident at work, you may be looking to claim compensation. For many people, the world of work accident claims can be confusing and off-putting. If you are unfamiliar with compensation claims, you will start to hear terms that you have not come across before, such as work accident claims lawyers. So here is a brief summary of work accident claims lawyers and how they are involved with the compensation process.
What do work accident claims lawyers do?
Work accident claims lawyers prepare and represent your legal compensation case in the civil court process. Many compensation claims are settled before they ever get to court, but they are still the preliminary stages of the civil court legal process and need to be handled by an experienced lawyer.
Do I need a claims lawyer?
Yes, you do. A personal injury compensation claim – particularly a claim against your employer – is not something you want to try to handle alone. A claims lawyer will promote your interests and ensure that your case is handled in compliance with the legal requirements that are relevant to your circumstances.
Are all lawyers the same?
No, they are not. Just as any profession, the legal profession has specialisms. There will be criminal lawyers, contract lawyers, personal injury lawyers and lawyers covering many other aspects of the legal profession. You would ask the same lawyer to handle your house sale and your personal injury compensation case.
How can I find work accident claims lawyers?
Well, you wouldn’t generally simply walk into the nearest legal firm on your high street. A website search engine will give you the details of hundreds of work accident claims lawyers, but they won’t tell you which ones are good at what they do, or which have the relevant expertise to deal with your case. One of the most reliable ways to find work accident claims lawyers is to talk to a company that works in the compensation claims industry and has the right knowledge and contacts to help you.
Can Accident Advice Helpline help me?
Yes, we can. We work with many legal partners covering the whole of the UK. We also have over a decade of experience of working with work accident claims lawyers and clients. When you call us, we listen carefully to what you tell us about your situation and the circumstances of your accident. Then we match you to the most appropriate legal expertise for your condition, in your own local area. All of our legal partners work on a no win no fee* basis, making our services accessible and no risk for you.
Simply give our professional, friendly advisers a call and we will talk you through the whole process on a no obligation basis.
Date Published: 9th December 2012
Author: David Brown
Category: Accident at work claim