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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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Ms Caroline Golden of GOLDENS SOLICITORS in Harrow
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I have been a solicitor with Grigor & Young, based mainly in Elgin, since 1992. I have been a partner with the firm since 1999. Delict (the area of law including personal injury) was my favourite subject at university in Edinburgh and I got the... Read more
Mr Roderic Dicker of CORNFIELD LAW LLP in Eastbourne
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Simon Elliman of ROYDS WITHY KING in Bath
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Joanna is a Partner at Dutton Gregory and head of the Personal Injury Department. She has undertaken Personal injury work since 2000. She is dedicated to assisting Claimants in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled and will often... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Richard Poole of THORNTONS LAW LLP in Dundee
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Mr Paul Meehan of O H PARSONS LLP in Slough
Personal injury - Fellow

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.