Pursuing a work accident compensation claim can be an unpleasant experience, in some cases perhaps almost as unpleasant as the accident itself. As a victim it is entirely natural to want reassurance as to whether you will be able to get the no fuss settlement that you deserve. We are confident that we will do our very best to ensure that you are looked after throughout the entire procedure. But how do work accident claims work, and what can you do to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve?
What is a work accident compensation claim?
Accidents in the workplace are a frequent occurrence, and not just in industrial workplaces. Additionally if a work-related vehicle such as a company car or van was involved then this still comes under the banner of a workplace accident claim. A claim can be made if you suffer an injury that was caused by your employer’s failure to maintain a safe working environment. Your employer is required by law to make your workplace safe for his or her employees. Making sure of this is beneficial for both employee and employer; the less likely injuries are to happen, the less likely it is for anyone to have to deal with an accident at work compensation claim.
If you suffer an accident or injury at work due to an employer’s negligence then the most important thing to remember is that it was caused by no fault of your own; you should not be afraid of seeking justice.
When and how to pursue a work accident compensation claim
The first thing to do after an incident is not panic; the reason for work accident compensation is to support you financially while you recover. Additionally your settlement will often include additional things to help you and prevent the accident from happening again (for example holiday or the repair of a faulty piece of equipment).
Examples of incidents which could lead to you attempting to make a work accident claim include:
- A trip or fall
- A work vehicle accident
- Faulty industrial machinery injury
- Injuries caused by improper training and/or insufficient safety precautions
However, not everyone knows all the laws and regulations pertaining to workplace accident compensation, which is why seeking professional help is the best choice when you are attempting to make a claim. This way you can be sure you know all there is to know about your claim and thus greatly increase your chances of a satisfactory settlement. We offer some of the best work accident claims advice available, with honest, straightforward explanations of what to do before, during and after the compensation claim is received.
You don’t even have to still be working at the same place, and even if you are it is highly likely that a settlement can be reached without causing any long term hard feelings between you and your employer. After all, you deserve it.
No work accident claim is too big or too small, so do not hesitate to contact us today.