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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."

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    Work Accident in the UK


    Work Accident in the UK

    Accidents at work happen all the time in every part of the world.  They seem to be really common in the UK, even though there are strict safety requirements. Even though the accidents are preventable and avoidable, there’s no guarantee that every worker is going to be safe.  When the worker has an accident in the workplace, he should know how they can file their claim and how they can win their case. Here are some tips that the worker can use.

    Tip 1: For a work accident UK – Know the workplace’s safety standards.

    It’s really important for a couple of reasons.  First, the worker has to know the workplace safety standards in order to follow them.  Secondly, whether or not the person was following the standards is going to make a difference in whether or not they win their case.

    Tip 2: For a work accident UK – Don’t let your workplace fool you

    You may think that you are safe because you are working in an office and you are not working in someplace dangerous like a factory. But you can still be injured when you are working in an office. If you have an accident at work, no matter what kind of work you do, make sure that you report it.

    Tip 3: For a work accident UK- Document everything

    If you are involved in an accident in your workplace, begin building the case that you have through documenting everything that happened before, during, and following your accident. This is going to help you with building a case that is stronger against the people who ought to pay for your injuries.

    Tip 4: For a work accident UK – Choose a good solicitor

    Finding the right solicitor who is able to help you with winning your work accident case is going to most likely be the best thing that you can do for yourself.  Don’t be too concerned about the money that you have to pay since many solicitors don’t charge you unless you win your case.

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    Tip 5: For a work accident UK – Follow your solicitor’s advice

    Getting a good solicitor is just the beginning. Once you have a solicitor you have to follow the advice of the solicitor. Otherwise there’s no point in having your solicitor.  Unless the solicitor tells you to do something completely off the wall or illegal, chances are that they have your best interests at heart.

    Finding the right solicitor to help your case can make a big difference in whether or not you win your case. Sometimes finding a good solicitor can take a lot of time and effort, which is difficult when you are dealing with pain and injuries from your job. We at Accident Advice Helpline can help. We are here 24 hours a day and we can help you find the right solicitor to take on your case. Call us and see what we can do to find you the right solicitor. You will not be sorry you did.

    Date Published: 9th December 2012

    Author: David Brown

    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.

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