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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 Neille Ryan of FURLEY PAGE LLP in Canterbury
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Rebecca is an accredited APIL Senior Litigator carrying out quality personal injury and clinical negligence work. Rebecca prides herself on her exceptional client care skills. She is acutely aware of the difficulties that injured clients and their... Read more
Mr Brian Dawson of SLATER + GORDON (UK) LLP INC. WALKER SMITH WAY in Chester
Clinical negligence lawyer
Personal injury - Fellow
Brian Dawson is senior partner at Walker Smith Way Ltd. Brian is a dedicated lawyer who continues practising in his fields of expertise with 30 years of civil litigation experience. He is also a deputy district judge. Brian specialises in claimant... Read more
Occupational disease lawyer
Asbestos disease lawyer
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Fellow
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Fellow
Mr Simon Ellis of HUGH JAMES in Cardiff
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Simon Ellis is a Partner with Hugh James and has been with the firm since 1998. Throughout this time Simon has advised client suffering with a wide range of industrial disease, including chest and asbestos related illnesses such as mesothelioma and lung... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Lianda holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Dundee, LLM in Criminal Justice and Human Rights from the University of Aberdeen, and the Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of Dundee. Lianda is a Notary Public and qualified as a Solicitor in... Read more
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Simon, a partner in Digby Brown's Network department, graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2005 before training and qualifying at Digby Brown. Assumed partner in 2015, Simon led the Insurance Litigation department's Edinburgh team from 2011... 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.