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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
Miss Helen Ashton of LEIGH DAY in Manchester
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mrs Yvonne Reid of ROTHERY INESONS in Cleckheaton
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Before joining JMK in 2011 Sinead worked in general practice for 15 years on a wide variety of cases including personal injury litigation, road traffic accidents, accidents at work and clerical abuse claims. Sinead now works on high value litigation... Read more
Mr Michael Williamson of WILLIAMSONS in Crewkerne
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Founder of niche Somerset law firm, Williamsons, Michael has nearly three decades of experience primarily as a commercial litigation and dispute resolution lawyer. A veteran of the early Costs Wars, he was involved in many battles generated by the... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Grant Evatt of HILARY MEREDITH SOLICITORS LIMITED in London
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Grant has been co-ordinator of the APIL Military SIG since January 2009 and has been at the front line of personal injury since 2000. A regular at APIL conference and now an 11-year + APIL member, Grant is a former non-commissioned and commissioned army... Read more
Mr Steve Fitzwalter of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Birmingham
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator

All firms will probably provide the first half hour of your consultation free of charge, either by telephone or in person.

 

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.