Work Accident Claims Solicitors
What Is A Work Accident Claims Solicitor?
Our dedicated team of work accident claims solicitors are here to help you get the best compensation payment you can following your accident or injury at work. We have years of experience helping people just like you, meaning that we are able to make the whole process as stress free as possible whilst making sure that your claim properly reflects the injuries you have suffered.
Common Work Accidents
Our dedicated team of work accident claims solicitors are here to help you get compensation for your work accident. We know that the period immediately after a work accident can be particularly stressful, as you take the time to recover. For many of our clients, this can also be a period of financial hardship, if they are forced to take some time off work to allow them to heal.
A work accident compensation claim can seem like adding additional pressure to a stressful situation, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors have years of experience dealing with work accident claims just like yours, and we can take all of the stress out of your work accident claim.
If you are considering making a work accident claim, call us or claim online today to see how we can help. We are available 24/7 and can arrange a free call back service at a time convenient to you if this is helpful.
Making A Claim For Your Work Accident
Our specialist personal injury solicitors want to take as much of the stress out of the period following your accident or injury 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.
It only takes a short call to start the process of making your work accident claim. During this call, our expert team of personal injury solicitors will listen carefully to everything you tell us, making sure that we understand the full extent of your injuries, the causes of your accident and the ways in which it has impacted your life. This allows us to give you the kind of detailed and personalised advice we believe you deserve.
Our expert team of personal injury specialists are also able to carry out almost all of the paperwork and forms required for your work accident compensation claim. We know that our clients find the process of making a compensation claim to be stressful, and that the idea of time-consuming and complex forms puts many people off from getting the compensation you deserve. We can take over all of this. For the few forms that do still require your personal attention, we can arrange a home visit to help you complete these, if you prefer.
If you are considering making a personal injury compensation claim, you don’t have to do it alone. Call now or claim online to see how easy it can be.
Typical Compensation Amounts For Work Accidents
Although we understand why you want to know how much compensation you can receive for your work accident, every compensation claim is unique. The amount that you receive will depend on the exact nature of your injuries and how severe an impact your work accident has had on your life.
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.
The second, and often much larger, part of your compensation claim is to compensate you for any costs, expenses or losses associated with your work accident. The aim of compensation is to give you as close as possible to the same situation as you would have ad if your work accident had not occurred. This means that you are able to claim for any loss of earnings if you are unable to work as a result of your work accident, or even for the loss of the earnings you would have been likely to receive if your injuries mean that you are unable to return to your previous work. You may also be entitled to claim for additional medical support, the help of a carer if this has become necessary and even some modifications to your home or vehicle if they are necessary to allow you to resume the life you had previously.
Working with our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors means that you have the benefit of our years of experience, allowing us to claim for many expenses that you might not have realised could be included in your compensation claim. We want to get you the financial support you need to help get your life back on track.
Does It Take Long To Make A Work Accident Compensation Claim?
Each work accident compensation claim is unique, and it is not possible to give an exact answer as to how long each one will take. We realise that it is important to you that your claim is finished as quickly as possible, to ensure that you can put your work accident behind you with the financial support you need.
In cases where agreement is reached quickly, the entire case can be concluded in just a few weeks. This requires that the other party accepts liability almost immediately, as gathering evidence and demonstrating liability can add significantly to the duration of the case. It is only possible to complete a case in this period of time if it very straightforward, which usually means that the injuries are relatively minor as well. Cases involving smaller sums of money are often easier to resolve quickly, as the other party has less to gain from fierce negotiations.
If you are unlucky enough to have a very complicated case, for example if multiple people were to blame for what happened, or if your accident resulted in very serious injuries and there are complex negotiations as to the amount of compensation that is appropriate, your case can take significantly longer to be resolved. Cases that have to go to court are the longest compensation cases.
No Win No Fee Work Accident Claims
We want you to have access to the expert legal advice you need to have the best chance with your work accident compensation claim, without needing to put yourself at financial risk or making any up front payments. This is why we offer our services on a no win no fee basis to most of our clients.
With a no win no fee agreement, we are able to work on your behalf, without you having to make any payments to begin. We will only receive our payment once you get the compensation you deserve. If we are unable to secure this for you, you won’t owe anything. Importantly, our fees are set at a percentage of your compensation payment, meaning that you can rest assured that you will always receive the vast majority of the money awarded.
Under some circumstances, we are not able to offer our services on a no win no fee basis. If this is the case for your work accident, we will make sure that you know as soon as possible and we will suggest alternative funding options.
If you are thinking about making a work accident compensation claim, our team are available 2/7 or claim online now.
Could I Be Left With Large Bills My Work Accident If I Lose?
Absolutely not. We can assure you that you will never be asked to make any payments whatsoever for any claim in which we are unable to get you the compensation you deserve. This is the best part of making a claim on a no win no fee work accident claim. It means that you are able to make your claim and try to get justice for your accident or injury without putting yourself or your financial stability at risk.
How Long Can I Delay Making A Work Accident Compensation Claim?
Compensation claims for injuries sustained as the result of an accident are expected to be made as soon as possible, and at the very least within 2 years of the event. Although the process only needs to be begun by this date, not completed, it is important that you get prompt legal advice from our personal injury solicitors today.
There are certain injuries or situations where there can be an advantage to waiting a little while before making your claim. This allows all of your symptoms to fully develop and means that you have a better idea of the full range of your injuries and how long you are taking to heal. It is still worth talking with our ekyword1 as soon as possible, however. This doesn’t start any formal process and it allows us the time to help you make the best decisions and to get you the compensation you deserve.
The Process Of Making A Work Accident Compensation Claim
Making any work accident personal injury claim for compensation follows the same, simple process.
Before making a work accident compensation claim, it can be important to get some legal advice and help. Our expert team of experienced personal injury claims solicitors are here 24 hours a day to make sure that you can access the support you need. Call us or claim online to give yourself the best possible chance of getting the compensation you need.
Our first step is to write to the person responsible for your work accident, explaining that you are making a personal injury compensation claim, that you consider them to be liable (the legal term for being to blame) and giving them a deadline by which to 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.
As soon as liability has been agreed, it is time to decide how much compensation should be paid out. This is agreed through a process of negotiation. Throughout these negotiations, you remain in full control. We will inform you of every offer that is made, and give you our expert opinion as to whether the offer is fair or not, given the exact circumstances surrounding your accident. This means that you can be sure that the offer you accept is reasonable and fair, given your specific injuries and the way in which your injuries have impacted your life.
In the unusual situation that it is not possible to reach agreement, either because the other party refuses to accept that they are liable, or because it is not possible to find a compensation amount that both parties will accept, it may be necessary to go to court to resolve your personal injury compensation claim. This is very rare, and we will support you throughout the process if it does turn out to be necessary.
Starting A Work Accident Compensation Claim
The thought of making a work accident compensation claim can be daunting for many. It is an unfamiliar process and it can seem as if there are many hurdles to overcome. Our dedicated team of expert personal injury claims solicitors are here to help. We have years of experience helping people just like you to get the justice you deserve.
If you would like to take the first steps in making your compensation claim, our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors are here to help. Call us or claim online and take advantage of our free call-back service and have us call you at a time of your choosing, we are more than happy to arrange that for you.
As part of the conversation, our expert team of personal injury claims solicitors will listen to the full details of your work accident. This includes everything that happened around your work 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 Are The Requirements For Making A Work Accident Compensation Claim?
Many people are confused as to whether they are allowed to make a compensation claim. Compensation claims following a work accident are relatively simple, but there are a few things that must be true for you to be entitled to compensation.
The first essential requirement is that you must have sustained some kind of damage or loss as a result of a work accident that you have experienced. Narrowly avoiding injury can be alarming and worrying, but you are only able to claim compensation for the damage you have actually sustained.
The second thing that is required for you to make a compensation claim is that there must be someone else who was at fault in your work accident. They do not have to have caused it directly, but they must have been in some way responsible for keeping you safe. If your accident or injury occurred at work, this can be very easy to demonstrate, as your employer has a legal obligation t consider your health and safety and to take all appropriate steps to protect you.
The other person must also have been able to foresee or anticipate what has happened to you. This doesn’t mean that they must have actually known that it would happen, but that they could have considered it, if they had put sufficient thought and care into health and safety concerns.
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 work accident and believe that you fit these criteria, or if you are unsure and would like to discuss it further, call us or claim online today to arrange your free, no obligation consultation.
What Should I Do Following A Work Accident?
The most important thing after any work 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 simplest thing you can do to help your work accident compensation claim would be to write down everything you can remember from the time surrounding your work accident. This can include anything that happened prior to it but that might be relevant as well as details of the aftermath. The more details that you can write down now, the easier it will be for you to remember all of the important information if your case has to go to court.
It is also important that you try to get the names and contact details of anyone who witnessed your work accident. You are welcome to get them to write down what they have seen, if this is simple to arrange, but if we have their names and contact information, we are able to do this for you at a later date if needed.
Videos and photographs of the area in which your work accident took place can also be helpful, especially if they show any details which might have made your work accident more likely or which led to your injuries being more serious than they should have been. Only take photographs and videos if you can do so legally and safely. If you are unsure, we are more than happy to organise this for you.
The most important thing that you can do to help with a future work accident compensation claim, however, is to call us or claim online today. This will allow you to get the expert help you need to make your work accident compensation claim as stress free and straightforward as possible.
How Can Personal Injury Solicitors Help Me Following My Work Accident?
We are here to help eliminate the stress involved in making a work accident compensation claim. The most important thing is that we are available to you, 24 hours per day. This means that you can always access the legal help that you need. If you have a question about your work accident compensation claim, or if you are considering starting a claim, call us or claim online and we will arrange a call back at a time that is convenient for you.
During your free, no obligation consultation, our work accident claims specialists take the time to listen carefully to what happened to you, making sure that we understand the circumstances that led to your work accident, the ways in which this has impacted your life and the full extent of your injuries. Once we have this information, we are able to give you the personalised service and advice that you deserve.
Our team are also here to complete almost all of the paperwork and forms associated with your work accident claim. Acting as your solicitors, we are able to fill out and submit almost everything without you having to worry about time-consuming admin. For those tasks that we do need your signature, we are even able to arrange a home visit, if you feel that this would make things easier.
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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