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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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Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Phillip joined Simpson Millar in May 2005 and set up and heads the Cardiff Office. Phillip has over 20 years expertise of conducting Personal Injury Litigation on behalf of Claimants. He specializes in asbestos , industrial disease and head injury... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Joanne is a senior litigator member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and is  recognized within the legal profession as a leading light in asbestos litigation. During a career spanning over 25 years she has acted for numerous asbestos... Read more
Mr Patrick Allen of HODGE JONES & ALLEN LLP in London
Personal injury - Senior Fellow
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jennifer is an Associate Solicitor in the International Travel team of Irwin Mitchell’s London office. Jennifer qualified as a Barrister in 2006 and cross-qualified as a Solicitor in 2008. As a Spanish-speaker, Jennifer is regularly instructed to act for... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Prior to joining JMK Solicitors Aoife worked in a large personal injury litigation practice. Aoife currently specialises in a variety of cases including personal injury litigation, road traffic accidents, employer’s liability and public liability claims.... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Partner & Head of Augustines Injury Law John acts on behalf of claimants, handling personal injury work including accidents at work for major trade unions. Specialist areas of practice include fatal claims, serious injury claims, disease claims and... Read more

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.