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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 - Senior Litigator
Mr Oliver Jeffcott of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Altaf Patel of CROMPTONS SOLICITORS in Bolton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Miss Emma Tordoff of IRWIN MITCHELL LLP in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Daniel deals with complex personal injury claims, specialising in industrial disease claims and catastrophic injuries. Daniel began to focus his practise exclusively on claimant personal injury claims whilst undertaking his training with Lawfords... Read more
Mr Paul Gilbert of HUTCHINS & CO in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Dominic Fairclough of RUSSELL-COOKE LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Dominic is Managing Partner of Russell Cooke and a Partner in the Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury Team, advising on both clinical negligence and personal injury claims. Identified as a 'leading individual' by Chambers, he is described as a 'highly... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Martyn Trenerry of MULLIS & PEAKE LLP in Romford
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Having specialised in all types of personal injury claims for most of my career, I have successfully recovered compensation for many hundreds of clients. Whilst I have litigated cases to trial where necessary I always try to resolve matters through... Read more

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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.