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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 Mark Johnson of FAIRCLOUGHS SOLICITORS in Wigan
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
I am a Personal injury Lawyer with 32 years of experience in all accident work including slips trips and workplace claims/beauty/cosmetic treatment claims. I take no work off Insurance Companies. Work is on a no win no fee basis. For most of my... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Bruce is an Associate at Digby Brown LLP.  Throughout his time at the firm he has specialised exclusively in pursuer insurance litigation.   He has a particular interest in road traffic law and future loss claims, but also... Read more
Mr Mark Richardson of PLATT & FISHWICK in Wigan
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Jeremy Horton of BRACHERS LLP in Maidstone
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Jeremy is the lead Partner of Brachers' Personal Injury and Industrial Disease team and specialises in serious and complex personal injury claims, usually for claimants, but occasionally for defendants. Expertise Industrial and occupational disease... Read more
Mr Brett Dixon of BRETT DIXON TRAINING LTD in Clitheroe
Personal injury - Fellow
Brett Dixon is a Fellow of APIL. He works as a personal injury solicitor in Lancashire dealing primarily with employers’ liability matters and catastrophic injuries. Appointed in 2015 as a solicitor member of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee... 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.