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Accidents At Work

Contact us today to speak with our experts about making an accident at work claim! If you have been injured as a result of the negligence of your employer or a co-worker, you may be able to make a work accident claim. Speak with our specialists today for independent, free, no-obligation advice.

Employers have a duty of care towards their workforce and must take all reasonably practicable steps to ensure preventable accidents and injuries do not occur. This will usually involve providing adequate levels of staff training, performing regular risk assessments, keeping a clean and tidy workplace and ensuring all tools and equipment are well-maintained. When they fail to meet these responsibilities, preventable accidents can occur, which the employer can be liable for.

Most accident at work claims involve relatively minor injuries, but some people sustain serious and lasting injuries with long-term implications, which they may never recover from. The size of the final compensation settlement will depend on the severity of the claimant's injuries, the size of their losses, and their long-term prognosis.

How we can help you make an accident at work claim

Our experienced solicitors are well-placed to handle all kinds of work accident claims, and can help you prove your employer's negligence, calculate the size of your claim, and successfully recover every penny you are entitled to.

We are proud to offer clear, concise, no-nonsense advice - you won't be swamped in jargon or legalese when you get in touch with us! We work closely with our clients to ensure each individual reaches the best possible conclusion to their case and are properly compensated for their pain, suffering and financial losses.

Some of the work accident claims we have handled include:

  • Manual handling claims
  • Slip and trip injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Falls from height
  • Crush injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Injuries caused by moving machinery
  • Injuries caused by a lack of personal protective equipment
  • Industrial disease claims

The value of an accident at work claim

The overall value of your work accident claim will depend on a number of different factors. These include:

  • The severity of the injuries
  • How much the injuries impacted your quality of life
  • The cost of any private medical treatment or rehabilitation you needed
  • The costs incurred by carers, including family members
  • Any wages you did not receive as a result of your injuries and related workplace absences

Making work accident claims

Typically, accident at work claims follow these stages:

  • The client informs our solicitors about the accident they were in and the injuries they sustained
  • Their report is assessed so we can determine whether or not the client has a claim and which funding options would be most suitable
  • The client and our solicitors work together to gather evidence and build the claim
  • Our solicitors try to recover all the money the claimant deserves - through the courts if required

Just get in touch with us today to start making an accident at work claim!

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Accident At Work Compensation Solicitors is the trading style of Clearwater Solicitors a Limited Liability Partnership, registration number OC358278. A list of our members is available for inspection at our registered office. Clearwater Solicitors is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority No: 551185, Clearwater House, 119-121 Colne Rd, Burnley, BB10 1LN