Accident at work claim
Have you been injured in an accident
at work? We help thousands of people each year, make successful
accident at work claims and we can help you too. Your employer
has a legal duty to look after its employees and if your employer
has failed in this duty and you are injured in an accident
at work as a result, you are quite rightly entitled to compensation.
We use our expert knowledge of Health and Safety at Work and
UK employment laws to ensure you receive fair compensation
following an accident
at work. We can also arrange treatment and rehabilitation
services to help you in your recovery.
A recent accident at work claim
The Claimant, male, aged 45, injured in an accident
at work on 5th January 2000 when he slipped on oily liquid
on the floor whilst pushing a trolley. The Claimant injured
his back and received anti-inflammatory medication and physiotherapy
A letter of Claim was sent to the Defendant on 3rd March
2000 and liability was admitted. A Part 36 offer was made
by the Defendant on 8th February 2002 in the sum of £3,250.
Medical evidence was gathered and as an agreement could
not be reached proceedings were issued on 19 th December 2002
The Defendant made a payment into court on 16th January
2004 in the sum of £1,000 and made a further payment
on 7th June 2004 to bring the total sum in court up to £2,500.
The Claimant did not accept the offer. A trial took place
on 3 rd May 2005 and the Claimant was awarded £19,195.26,
in full and final settlement of his accident at work claim.
The Defendant was ordered to pay the Claimant’s costs
with penal interest and indemnity costs being awarded from
20th October 2004.
Have you had an accident at work?
at work are very common and there are potential hazards
in every working environment, from factories to offices, to
farms and building sites. Regardless of the circumstances
and nature of your injury, if you believe your accident was
someone else’s fault (eg: your employer, a co-worker,
a supplier or a visitor to the company) please call us now
for free and confidential legal advice without any pressure
We work on a no win, no fee basis. What this means is that, in the event your case is not successful, you won't be charged a penny. It means that making a claim is a completely risk free process - this lets you focus on getting better, not worrying about money.
For free legal advice following an accident at work, call
us now on 0800 197 32 32.