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Accidents at work compensation lawyers

Accidents at work

Your employer has a legal responsibility to protect your health, safety and welfare at work. Accidents at work can happen regardless of your occupation and over 100,000 accidents at work are reported every year in the UK.

Injuries caused by accidents at work can include slips, trips, machinery-caused injuries, chemical induced injuries, falls from height such as scaffolding or ladders, injuries caused by being hit by moving or falling objects, physical assault. It can also include injuries caused by animals in the workplace, electricity, fire, explosion or from repetitive working practices.

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Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Jonathan Pidduck of GIRLINGS PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS LTD in Canterbury
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jonathan is a member of the Law Society's Personal Injury Panel; a Senior Litigator with APIL; and is on the Headway panel of approved head/brain injury solicitors for 2014. He has been practising law since 1984, and specialising in personal injury... Read more
Mr Stephen Cook of THOMSON & BANCKS LLP in Pershore
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Simon Mason of BAWTREES LLP in Witham
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Daniel Lee of FDR LAW in Warrington
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Daniel Carr of MALCOLM C FOY & CO LTD in Doncaster
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr William Weller of THATCHER & HALLAM LLP in Bath
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Robert Harvey of FURLEY PAGE LLP in Chatham
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Paul McCarthy of E A D SOLICITORS LLP in Liverpool
Personal injury - Senior Litigator

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Claiming compensation following an accident at work

If you have been injured as a result of an accident at work that was someone else’s fault, you should not feel embarrassed or reluctant about making a claim. You have the right to seek compensation.

Compensation following an accident at work should help to ease your suffering and help to restore your former quality of life as much as possible. It will also cover your losses and rehabilitation costs if required.

Why use an APIL lawyer following an accident at work?

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers has over 3,500 members and is an independent, not-for-profit organisation fighting for the rights of injured people. APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who specialise in personal injury law and this accreditation shows that these lawyers have achieved high standards of expertise and competence. Our accredited lawyers are committed to attending legal personal injury training to keep their specialist personal injury skills up-to-date.

Only accredited injury lawyers specialising in accidents at work are listed on this page.

It is strongly recommended that you should consult with two or three accredited injury lawyers before making a decision on who to instruct.