Getting hurt in a workplace accident in County Durham can be life-shattering. Not only does it cause you pain and distress, it also costs you money. You may have medical bills to pay for, nursing care costs to cover, and home and vehicle adaptations to make. Even worse, you may be unable to earn money while you recover. Fortunately, if the accident was not your fault, you may able to file a successful compensation claim to recover these costs and more.
Do you have grounds to claim for your workplace accident in County Durham?
To determine whether you have grounds to receive compensation after a workplace accident in County Durham, consider your answers to the following questions:
- Did your employer make an error that led to your injury?
If your employer hurt you, either deliberately or unintentionally, you could hold them liable.
- Do you have any evidence of their wrongdoing?
All claims require evidence. Evidence could take the form of photographs, CCTV footage or eyewitness statements from those who saw your accident happen.
- Did you play a part in causing your accident?
If you played a part in causing your accident at work in County Durham, you will not necessarily be disqualified from claiming compensation.
- Do you have proof of your injuries?
To prove your pain and suffering, you should have medical records proving that you sustained an injury as a result of your employer’s negligence.
- Do you have proof of your financial losses?
To calculate the value of your claim, you should have receipts, invoices and wage slips detailing the losses you incurred.
Think you have a case? Contact our team
If you think you may have grounds for a claim, please contact the Accident Advice Helpline today. Our experienced solicitors handle all types of workplace accident claims and they can evaluate your case and help you to take action against your employer. We will look out for your best interests at all times, and ensure that you receive full compensation for your accident at work in County Durham.
How to contact us at Accident Advice Helpline
Call or text us at Accident Advice Helpline at any time to find out if you can make a personal injury compensation claim after your workplace accident.
Call us on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, from a landline. If you call us from a mobile, the number to ring is 0333 500 0993. Please leave a message so that we can call you back if no one is available to take your call.
If you would like us to call you to discuss you potential claim, send the text message “claim365” to us on 88010.
Call or text us at Accident Advice Helpline now to discuss your potential claim.
Date Published: 24th December 2014
Author: Jan Newell