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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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Fellow of Magdalene College Cambridge Arbitrator Queens Counsel Head of Chambers : 9 Gough Square Managing Director of PICARBS the Personal Injury Claims Arbitration Service. Legal Practice: Personal injury, clinical negligence &... Read more
Mr Andrew Kirkpatrick of BUTTERWORTHS in Carlisle
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Ms Zarina Ahmed of LAWGATE SOLICITORS LTD in Slough
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Jeremy Horton of BRACHERS LLP in Maidstone
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jeremy is the lead Partner of Brachers' Personal Injury and Industrial Disease team and specialises in serious and complex personal injury claims, usually for claimants, but occasionally for defendants. Expertise Industrial and occupational disease... Read more
Mr Nevil Croston of BRYAN & ARMSTRONG in Mansfield
Personal injury - Fellow
Mrs Kate Sutherland of GAMLINS SOLICITORS in Rhyl
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
I joined Irwin Mitchell in 1990 and became a partner in the Personal Injury department in 1994.  I am the Regional Managing Partner for the PI department in Sheffield and I am also the National Team Leader for the Workplace Injuries... Read more
Brain injury lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Adrian qualified in 1990 and went on to work in a London firm specialising in Personal Injury. He joined Coles Miller in 1993 and is now head of the firm's Personal Injury Department, becoming a partner in 1997. Adrian is a member of the Law... Read more
Mr Alan Bacon of BTMK SOLICITORS LTD in Southend-on-Sea
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
I have in the excess of 30 years' experience in respresenting Claimants in personal injury and clinical negligence claims which is my exclusive area of practice. I was admitted as a solicitor in May 1982. I have been a member of the Law Society... Read more
Mr Alan Meighen of THOMAS & MEIGHEN in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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.