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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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Mr Martyn Gwyther of THOMPSONS SOLICITORS LLP in Manchester
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Martin is a serious personal injury solicitor and national head of department at Slater and Gordon Lawyers. An expert on serious injury cases and fatal incident litigation, he demonstrates an impressive attention to detail and hands-on approach to all... Read more
Miss Ginny Newman of PABLA & PABLA SOLICITORS in West Didsbury
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Hi - I specialise in employer liability claims - injuries at work of all types -  including industrial disease claims, and occupier liablity accidents, particularly including slips and trips in shops.  I acted for union members for a... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Leanne is an Associate Solicitor at CFG Law and has worked in serious injury for over 10 years. She has particular experise in handling high value and often complex serious injury claims, helping clients who have sustained life-changing... Read more

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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.