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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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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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Personal injury - Senior Litigator
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Personal injury - Fellow
Ben Posford is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500 and listed as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Chambers & Partners. He is responsible for managing a department of senior lawyers handling catastrophic injury claims, to include... Read more
Mr Paul Kirkwood based in Edinburgh
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Paul joined the firm as a partner in 2004. He graduated from Edinburgh University in 1991 and has wide experience in personal injury compensation claims for injured people. He is an active court lawyer with experience in the Sheriff court and Court of... Read more
Mr Robert Howard of PHILIP & ROBERT HOWARD SOLICITORS in Castleford
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Mr Daniel Lee of FDR LAW in Warrington
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Personal injury legal practice
Personal injury - Senior Litigator
Prior to joining JMK Solicitors Aoife worked in a large personal injury litigation practice. Aoife currently specialises in a variety of cases including personal injury litigation, road traffic accidents, employer’s liability and public liability claims.... 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.