Factory Accident Claims
What Is A Factory Accident Claim?
Everyone has the right to be safe whilst they are at work, but sometimes things go wrong. Factories, in particular, can be dangerous places to work, with a great deal of machinery and other hazards. Despite the risks, your employer has to take all reasonable steps to protect you. If you are injured in an accident in a factory and it wasn’t your fault, you are entitled to claim compensation to help support you while you get your life back on track.
Common Factory Accidents
We know that a factory accident can be an incredibly stressful experience. They can be very painful and take a considerable amount of time to heal. If you are unable to work during that time, you might find that you are under a significant financial strain as well as the pain and discomfort of your injuries. Our factory accident claims specialists are here to help you get the compensation you deserve following your factory accident.
Many people just like you are put off making a factory accident compensation claim by the thought of the stress and hassle of the claims process. Our dedicated factory accident claims specialists are here to help. We don’t think that making a claim should be stressful or time-consuming for you, so we take over all of that. We will take over the process of making your claim, leaving you free to concentrate on getting better.
If you would like more information about making a no win no fee factory accident compensation claim, call us or claim online now. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can even arrange a free call-back service or a home visit if you prefer.
Personal Injury Specialists Can Help With Your Factory Accident Claim
Our specialist personal injury solicitors are here to help take the stress out of your factory accident compensation claim. Our dedicated team of specialist claims advisors are here 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, to ensure that you have all the access to expert legal advice, when you need it. You can call us direct, or fill in our online claims form and we will arrange a call back at a time that is convenient to you.
Our expert team of personal injury solicitors understand the importance of listening. We make sure that we listen carefully to every aspect of your case, including who was at fault, the circumstances surrounding your factory accident, all of the details of your injuries and the ways in which this has impacted your life. This degree of personalised care means that we are able to give you the most accurate information and advice that is specific to you.
Our team or personal injury specialists work hard to ensure that you don’t have to deal with lots of time-consuming paperwork. When we are acting as your no win no fee claims solicitors, we are able to complete the vast majority of the paperwork ourselves on your behalf. For the few items that will require your direct signature, we can arrange home visits to help you complete the paperwork, if that would be of assistance for you.
We believe that everyone is entitled to expert legal advice to help with their factory accident compensation claim. Call us now to see how easy it can be.
Compensation For Factory Accidents
It is impossible to know in advance how much compensation will be awarded for a particular claim. Each factory accident compensation claim is unique and the compensation obtained will be based on your personal circumstances. There are several different factors that are taken into consideration in all compensation claims, however.
Compensation claims can best be thought of in two parts. The first is there to make up for the pain and suffering you have endured, at least as far as this is possible. This follows national guidelines set down by the Judicial College. Under this framework, each injury has a range of compensation and payments for that injury are expected to fall somewhere within that range. The range can be very broad, however, to account for the vast individual differences in each injury.
In addition to this, you are also entitled to compensation for any financial costs, expenses or liabilities that you have incurred as a result of your factory accident. This is designed to ensure that you are not left financially worse off as the result of a factory accident that wasn’t your fault. This can include covering you for the loss of any earnings you could have expected during any period you have needed to be off work, or for the loss of potential future earnings, if your injuries mean that you are unable to return to your former profession. You are also able to claim the expenses associated with any additional medical care or rehabilitation that might have been necessary and hard to access via the NHS. For those who have very serious injuries, you are entitled to payments to allow you modify your home or vehicle to help you to live as close to the life you had before as possible. In general, you are entitled to claim back any expenses that you have had that would not have occurred had your factory accident not happened.
Expert help from our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors means that you can be sure that you are claim for all of the expenses you are entitled to. This means that you will have the financial support you need to get your life back on track as quickly as possible.
How Long Does It Take To Make A Factory Accident Claim?
Factory accident compensation claims can take very different amounts of time to complete, which reflects the unique nature of each case. We appreciate that you shouldn’t have to wait for the compensation you deserve, so we work tirelessly to ensure that you get the payment you need to put your factory accident behind you as quickly as possible.
Some cases can be settled very quickly indeed, with many taking just a couple of months and the very fastest needing only a few weeks. For cases to be resolved this quickly, they will usually be for more minor injuries and, therefore, smaller compensation amounts. If you are claiming a smaller amount of money, there is less incentive for the other side to reduce your claim through lengthy negotiations. Personal injury compensation claims that are resolved this quickly as also the ones where the other side accept liability almost immediately, removing the need for evidence gathering and offering proof, both of which take time.
If your personal injury claim involves a very serious injury or if it is not completely clear exactly who was responsible for your accident, your case is likely to be much more complicated and may take significantly longer to be resolved. If your claim cannot be settled out of court, it will take even longer.
No Win No Fee Factory Accident Compensation Claims
We don’t believe that anyone should have to worry about how to afford the legal advice thy need to get the compensation they deserve. This is why we offer our services on a no win no fee basis to almost all of our clients.
A no win no fee agreement allows us to act on your behalf to pursue your factory accident compensation claim without you having to pay anything up front. If we are unable to get you the compensation you deserve, you won’t have to pay anything for our services. This allows you to seek legal help with your claim without putting yourself at any financial risk. Our system also ensures that will always receive the vast majority of the compensation you are awarded. All our fees are explained clearly in advance and we will make sure that you understand exactly how much you will receive in your pocket before you accept any offer of compensation.
In a few situations, we are unable to work on a no win no fee basis. If you are unlucky enough to fall into this rare category, we will explain this straight away, and we will discuss the range of alternative funding options open to you to make sure that you can still get the legal help you need at a price that you can afford.
If you are thinking about making a factory accident compensation claim, there’s not need to hesitate. Call us now or claim online to begin the process of getting you the compensation you need to help get your life back on track.
Will I Have To Pay For My Factory Accident If I Lose My Compensation Claim?
You will not have to pay anything for making your factory accident compensation claim if we are unable to get you the compensation you deserve. A no win no fee agreement is designed to take all of the risk out of making a compensation claim, leaving you free to get justice without worrying about how you are going to afford it. If we cannot win your compensation claim for you, you will never be left worse off as a result.
What If My Factory Accident Happened A While Ago? Is There A Time Limit On Making A Claim?
Factory accident compensation claims are there to help you get your life back on track, so the courts expect that they are made promptly. For this reason, there is a time limit of two years from the date of the accident that led to your injury to make your claim. In some very unusual cases, for example where it was not possible to know that you had been injured at the time at which it took place, this deadline can be extended, but this is very rare. If you are coming close to the deadline it is essential that you contact our personal injury solicitors without delay.
Sometimes it is worth delaying starting your compensation claim a little while. This is to allow the full extent of your injuries to become clear, as some injuries are not immediately apparent or they may take longer to heal than expected. You should still get expert legal advice from our personal injury specialists as soon as possible, however, as this gives us the maximum time to put together the best possible case for you.
How Making A Factory Accident Compensation Claim Works
The process of making a factory accident compensation claim is the same for almost all types of personal injury.
Most people who have suffered an accident or injury will want to take legal advice before starting their personal injury compensation claim, and we believe that this is a very good idea. We are available 24/7 to ensure that you can access the help you need whenever suits you. You can call us or claim online to make sure that you get the support and assistance you need for your factory accident claim.
The first thing we, as your solicitors, need to do is notify the other person that you are making a factory accident compensation claim against them. We ask them to accept that they were at fault and we give them a deadline by which they must respond.
If the person at fault in your accident denies that they were to blame, we will collect all of the evidence we can find and present them with a strong case as to why they are liable. This can include pictures, videos and statements, as well as more technical and legal backing documents if needed. Once presented with this evidence, almost all employers will accept that they are liable.
When we have established with the other party that they were to blame for your accident, we will then begin negotiations to decide how much compensation is fair following your injuries. There are many tactics and techniques used by the other side to try to convince you to accept a lower amount than you are entitled to. Whether to accept or reject an offer of compensation is always up to you, but our expert guidance and advice will allow you to be sure that the amount you agree to is a fair reflection of what you are entitled to.
Almost all of our cases are resolved without needing to go to court, as the other person accepts liability and we find a compensation amount that both sides think is fair. In a very few cases, however, it might be necessary to ask a judge to decide, if we are unable to form an agreement.
How To Begin Making A Factory Accident Compensation Claim
The idea of making a factory accident compensation claim can seem overwhelming, especially if the period after your factory accident is stressful and difficult. Our team of expert personal injury claims solicitors are here to help, making sure that you are confident in your decision to begin your claim.
If you are considering making a compensation claim for your factory accident, the most important first step is to call us to get expert advice from our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors. We are available, free, 24 hours a day. If you prefer, you can claim online and we will call you back at a time that you specify at no charge. Contacting our factory accident claims specialists allows you to begin your compensation claim with the best possible advice and help.
As part of the conversation, our expert team of personal injury claims solicitors will listen to the full details of your factory accident. This includes everything that happened around your factory accident (especially in the period just before it, as well as who you believe was to blame), the ways in which your life has been impacted by what has happened and the full extent of your injuries. This allows us to give you personalised advice about the likelihood of winning your case, as well as the amount of compensation you might receive.
What Do I Need To Know To Make A Factory Accident Claim?
In the aftermath of a factory accident, most of our clients are looking for reassurance. Many of them are not sure whether they fulfil the criteria for making a factory accident compensation claim. In most cases they are able to claim, as the requirements are very straightforward.
You are only able to make a compensation claim for things that you have actually suffered. You are only able to make a factory accident compensation claim if you have experienced a factory accident, not if you suffered a near miss. Similarly, you are only able to make a claim for the damage you have actually sustained, not the damage that you could have suffered, or for injuries that you narrowly avoided.
The next consideration when wondering whether you are able to make a factory accident compensation claim is to think about who is responsible for your factory accident. There must be someone else to blame for what happened to you, and this is the person or organisation that you will claim against. In the case of an accident or injury at work, your employer will almost certainly be the person at fault. This is because they have a legal responsibility to keep you safe and your injury demonstrates that they were unsuccessful in this task.
It is also necessary that your accident or injury is something that the other party could have reasonably predicted or anticipated, if they had given sufficient thought to health and safety concerns. This is not the same as saying that they must have known that it would happen. Merely that they could have realised that this was possible, if they had thought carefully enough.
The final consideration is what measures were taken to protect you. If no protective measures were put in place, your claim is highly likely to be successful. If they did take some steps to keep you safe, you may still be able to claim if these were not sufficient, given the degree of risk.
If you have suffered a factory accident and you believe that someone else was to blame, we are here to help you put together the best possible factory accident compensation claim. Call our experienced team of expert personal injury claims solicitors or claim online today to see how we can help.
What Should You Do Following A Factory Accident?
The most important thing after any factory accident is to make sure that you are safe from any further harm and that you have access to the medical assistance you need. Only once you have made sure that this is sorted should you consider taking a few simple steps to help support your claim, if you feel that you are able to do so.
The first thing anyone who has experienced a factory accident should do, once they are safe, is to make a written record of what has happened. This should include any details that you can remember. The more detailed your account is, the better it will be as evidence. You should try to include details, even if they seem irrelevant, as they may help you remember more later.
It can also be helpful to make sure that you have the names and contact details of any witnesses to your factory accident. You are welcome to ask them to write down everything they remember, but we are also able to do this for you, as long as we know who they are and are able to contact them. Witnesses can provide strong support when you are demonstrating the causes of your factory accident.
Collecting photographs or videos of the area in which your factory accident happened can also be very helpful, but you should only do this if it safe to do so. Anything showing relevant details, including anything that might have caused or exacerbated (made worse) your factory accident is particularly valuable to show.
Although taking these steps can help to provide additional evidence to strengthen your factory accident compensation claim, it is not necessary for you to have done any of them. The period immediately after your factory accident is already stressful enough, so please do not feel under any pressure to arrange for these tasks to be carried out. The most important thing that you can do to help you get the compensation you deserve is to call us or claim online to arrange a free call back at a time that is convenient to you. This will ensure that you get the best possible legal advice and assistance on a no win no fee basis.
Can Personal Injury Solicitors Help Me?
We want to take as much of the stress out of the period following your factory accident as we can. This is why we have our lines open 24/7. You can call us at any time or claim online and we will arrange a call back for you at a time to suit you. This means that you know that you have access to expert legal advice, whenever you need it.
Our highly trained teams take the time to listen to what has happened to you and ensure that we fully understand the details of your factory accident. Over the course of a short conversation, we will ask about the circumstances surrounding your factory accident (including who you believe was to blame), the exact nature of your injuries and also the ways in which has impacted your life. This means that we can give you accurate, personalised advice from factory accident claims specialists.
Our experienced team are also able to complete almost all of the paperwork, admin and forms that are required for your factory accident compensation claim. We will write to the person responsible for your factory accident making the case for them to accept liability and settle out of court. We will also carry out the negotiations on your behalf. For the few documents that you will need to complete yourself, we are happy to arrange a home visit to help you in the comfort of your own home.
We want to help you get the justice you deserve, without having to worry. Call now and see just how easy it can be.
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