Had an Injury at Work in Bolton? You Claim Compensation With Our Solicitors
It doesn’t matter how many safety precautions are put in place, injuries at work can still happen. Accidents in the workplace as employees can range in seriousness from minor cuts and sprains, to sometimes fatal accidents.
If you have been unfortunate enough to be injured whilst working, then there’s every chance that you might be able to claim for compensation for injury.
Our team are specialists in helping Bolton workers, so please call our helpline today for a free and confidential discussion.
Employees are protected by UK law when it comes to their workplace.
All business owners are legally bound to make sure that their employees are safe and are required to take our insurance policies to guard against personal injury claims. That means that any claim for an injury at work in Bolton will be paid for by insurance companies, not the actual business.
Compensation for Injury at Work Claims in Bolton
If you believe that your employer has failed in their duty to adhere to Health and Safety legislation and you were injured due to the negligence of someone else, then it’s very likely that our solicitors could help you in claiming for compensation for your injuries.
Even if you might have someway contributed to your injury, you might still be able to claim for work accident compensation in the Bolton and Greater Manchester areas.
Until we talk to you about your case you won’t know though, so please call today to speak with one of our advisors.
Compensation for injury at work claims will include aspects such as:
- Medical expenses and rehabilitation costs
- Private medical care
- Loss of earnings, wages, and time off work
- Compensation for your pain and suffering
- Compensation for any related expenses
Compensation amounts will vary from case to case, but over the last 12 months there have been cases in the UK ranging from one thousand pounds to three hundred thousand pounds.
Injury at Work Claims in Bolton
You can file an injury at work claim in Bolton if you were involved in any of the following scenarios:
- Slips, trips, and falls
- Dangerous working practices and procedures
- Poorly maintained or damaged/defective equipment
- Using dangerous machinery or tools
- Exposure to hazardous materials, gases, and chemicals
- Falling objects
- Forklift truck accidents or crane accidents
- Non-adherence to Health and Safety regulations
- Poor training and preparation give
- Negligence of co-workers or members of the public
- Assaults and criminal behaviour
- RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury), arm vibration syndrome, vibration white finger
- Accidents on building sites or construction sites
- Accidents in warehouses and factories
- Hurt whilst lifting or manual handling injuries
- Industrial disease
- Industrial hearing loss
- Industrial injury cases
If you would like to know more then please call us now so that we can arrange an appointment with one of our accident at work solicitors in Bolton.
UK Statistics on Workplace Accidents
The pie chart below gives some indication on what the more common incidents are and how they compare to each other. It’s very likely you will have been involved in one of the following scenarios.
Claim for an Injury at Work – Injury Types
People in Bolton who want to claim for work injury will typically report on some of the following injury types, the list below is not exhaustive though, just some common cases we have dealt with nationally.
- Head injuries
- Burn and scald injuries
- Brain injuries
- Loss of sight
- Spinal and spinal cord injuries
- Fatal injuries
How to Make Injury at Work Claims in Bolton
As with any personal injury or compensation claim, our solicitors will need to prove that you were hurt due to the negligence of a third party. Our solicitors and lawyers will help you to gather the evidence required in order to make a successful compensation for injury at work case.
All personal injury claims in the UK have a time limit for filing which is 3 years. There are some exceptions to this for example if the claimant is under 18, or with claims that can take years to manifest themselves such as asbestos or mesothelioma compensation cases.
Accident at Work Solicitors for Bolton
Injury at work compensation claims require a specialist approach. That’s what our lawyers can offer all Bolton residents, as we have many years of experience in successfully winning claims for our clients.
It also requires a solicitor who is understanding, as making a claim against an employer can be a worrying time, especially if the client has had to take time off work. If you have any concerns about taking legal action and would like to know what your legal rights are please call us today.
We are available 24 hours a day and 7 days a week all year around.
Our work accident solicitors always strive to ensure that our clients receive the maximum compensation amounts possible so please get in touch with us now for your free consultation about how much your work injury claim could be worth.