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Occupational stress compensation lawyers near to southampton

Work related illness

Stress and related conditions are the second most commonly type of work-related ill-health conditions. Occupational stress can lead to several different medical conditions including depression and phobias.

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Mr James Wood of BL CLAIMS SOLICITORS in Southampton
Occupational disease lawyer
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Senior Associate at BL Claims Solicitors with over 20 years' experience in the field of personal injury. I represent clients in claims arising from accidents, injuries at work and occupational disease including serious injury and head injury... Read more

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Stress (as defined by the Health & Safety Executive) is 'the adverse reaction people have to excessive pressure or other types of demands placed upon them'. Excessive pressure does not always lead to stress. This depends largely on the type of stress itself and the person involved.

Workplace situations that can lead to stress

  • Excessive work load
  • Expectation to work long hours
  • Relationships with colleagues
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Restriction of opportunities
  • Dangerous working environment

Claiming compensation for occupational stress

Employers have a duty of care to all employees for work-related stress. If your employer has failed in their duty of care you may be entitled to compensation. Only accredited occupation stress lawyers are listed on this page.

Only accredited specialist Occupational stress lawyers 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.

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Specialist accreditation

APIL provides accreditation for lawyers who practice in personal injury law, and who specialise in particular fields, including occupational disease.

Specialist accreditation shows that an APIL accredited occupational disease lawyer has achieved a very high standard of expertise and competence and actually specialises in this area of the law.

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