According to the Health and Safety Executive, 33 people were killed in a farming or other agriculture-related activity within a year. Being injured by an animal caused the most fatal injuries.*
Our leading farm, agricultural and livestock injury claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you suffer an injury due to someone else’s negligence or if you want to claim on behalf of a loved one, contact us today for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
No Win No Fee farm, agricultural or livestock injury claims solicitors
Almost all of our farm, agricultural and livestock injury cases are conducted on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning we only take a fee if we win compensation on your behalf, therefore there is no financial risk to you.
Farm, agricultural and livestock injuries explained
Farm, agricultural and livestock is one of the most hazardous industries. With work to be done in all weather conditions, on tight schedules and at various hours of the day, different hazards pose different risks of injury. Whether you slipped, tripped or fell, had a forklift accident or another machine injury, if you have been injured due to someone else’s negligence, you can claim compensation.
Most common causes and types of farm, agricultural or livestock injuries
All sorts of accidents can happen on a farm or other agricultural-related industry:
- Tractors rolling on slopes
- Quad bikes flipping over
- Dipping areas where you can fall in
- Dangerous chemicals that can leak
- Grain silos where you can suffocate
- Unpredictable animals that can stampede or kick out
- Barns and haystacks that can lead to serious falls
These accidents can lead to all kinds of injuries. Most commonly, our clients claim compensation for the following:
- Head injury
- Broken bones and limb damage
- Foot injury
- Illnesses such as Leptospirosis or Legionnaires Disease
If you have been injured by any other form of animal attack such as a dog bite or a horse kicking out we can also help.
What can I claim for?
If you have been involved in a farm, agricultural or livestock accident, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- House modifications
- Rehabilitation and treatment
Who is responsible for my accident?
Farm owners have a safety responsibility towards everyone that works on the farm or comes to visit. They need established safety rules to protect other people from the many hazards on their farm. If you have been injured in a farming accident and the farm owner was negligent in some way, talk to one of our expert advisors 0800 083 5045.
How much can I claim for a farm, agricultural or livestock accident?
It completely depends on your injury and the impact it has on your life. If the injury was caused due to someone else’s negligence, your claim for pain and suffering could be worth several thousands of pounds. For more information call us on freephone 0800 083 5045 or try our online claims calculator.