There are numerous types of accidents that happen to people – and many victims are left confused over whether they can justifiably make a compensation claim.
Here is advice as to the types of accidents that personal injury lawyers deal with, as well as some helpful hints for next steps.
Accidents at work are very common and can occur in any job. Every employer has a duty to look after the safety of employees in their workplace, whether this is an office, a factory, a warehouse, outside, or anywhere an employee is required to work. Even on the road, an employee provided with a vehicle to use for work purposes can expect that vehicle to be safe and roadworthy.
The duties of an employer include complying with Health and Safety laws, and complying with the many regulations which have been put in place to make the workplace a safer environment and reduce the risk of work accident compensation claims. Proving the employer was at fault will require a good knowledge of the laws and regulations about work accident claims. Good legal advice is essential for anyone injured in an accident at work.
If you have had an accident at work, speak to specialist solicitors and make a work accident compensation claim online today. The UK’s largest no win no fee specialists are the National Accident Helpline:
Car accidents can be very traumatic, even if you are not seriously injured. If you make a car accident claim, the insurers of the person responsible for the accident have to decide whether to accept the claim, and what compensation to offer you.
The most common claim types following a car accident are whiplash claims but claims can be made for a variety of injuries. Our specialist independent solicitors will make sure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. You will feel far more comfortable knowing that the right decisions are being made about your car accident compensation claim, and its value.
Remember that all car drivers should be insured against car accident claims. Insurers charge insurance premiums so that they can pay out compensation claims, as well as make profits for their shareholders. You should not feel embarrassed about making a claim if you have suffered an injury from a car accident that was not your fault.
Car accident compensation will not make you better, but it may help to cover your losses and ease your suffering. Anyone injured in a car accident – be they drivers, passengers, cyclists or pedestrians – should get independent advice about whether it is sensible and right to make a car accident compensation claim, and how to do it properly.
With so many of us working and travelling abroad, accidents are bound to happen.
Making a holiday accident claim has always been tricky. Compensation claims for accidents which happened abroad are usually subject to the law of the country where the accident happened, which affects your right to compensation and the value of the holiday accident claim. Lawyers’ fees may not always be recoverable even if your compensation claim is successful.
Have you had a slip or trip and injured yourself and do not know whether you are able to make a claim for compensation?
If you have slipped in a shop whilst out shopping and injured yourself on a slippery floor that was unmarked, or tripped on an uneven or broken pavement you may be able to make a compensation claim for any injuries suffered. It is important to have the right advice when making a claim following a slip or a trip that you believe to be the fault of another party and specialist and expert advice will help guide you through the compensation claims process. Claims processes can be confusing at times and it is the duty of the specialist solicitors to explain the process, from how long the claim process might take, what costs might be incurred and who will pay these costs.