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Accidents at work compensation lawyers near to taunton

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
Amie Pinnell has practiced in personal injury law since the start of her legal career over 15 years ago and deals with most aspects of personal injury work including accidents at work, road traffic accidents, slipping and tripping claims and... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Richard grew up, studied and commenced his legal career in South Wales. He quickly became a civil litigation partner of a high street firm in 2001, predominantly practising personal injury. In 2007 he left Wales to take up a more specialist role in... Read more
Mr Chris Thorne of CLARKE WILLMOTT LLP in Taunton
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Chris is a partner who throughout his career, has practised in the field of personal injury and clinical negligence law, representing the interests of the victims of medical accidents, road traffic accidents and accidents at work, including those... Read more
Mr Michael Williamson of WILLIAMSONS in Crewkerne
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Founder of niche Somerset law firm, Williamsons, Michael has 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 2000... Read more
Mr Lee Hart of CLARKE WILLMOTT LLP in Taunton
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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Lee is recognised as a leading practitioner in cases involving life-changing injuries, acknowledged by Legal 500 as having ‘deep experience in heavyweight cases’ and by clients in Chambers and Partners who praise "his... Read more

Broaden my search: Bath (2), Bristol (12), Cardiff (15), Salisbury (1), Newport, Gwent (3), Swansea (3), Bournemouth (6)

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.