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You might not be sure what to do next if you have been injured in an accident at work. At Direct2Compensation we can help you understand your rights after an accident at work, but making a claim for personal injury compensation is not the easiest of decisions to make.
People who decide to make a claim for work accident compensation are often amongst the most stressed and anxious personal injury claimants. This is because they are making a claim against a person, business or company that they have a personal relationship with – often a good one.
A common personal injury compensation myth relates to work accident compensation – that making a claim from an employer means the end of your job or the company if you win your claim – and this is not true! Though while claimants need not worry if making a claim will damage their employer, could affect their future with that company, or that of their colleagues and friends, it is natural for people to have concerns.
Your employer has liability insurance
When it comes to work accident compensation, a claim will be made against the employer’s liability insurance cover. All employers should hold insurance to cover their staff should any accidental injuries arise. With the best will in the world, even the most diligent employers and managers can see accidents happen in their workplace. Good employers will deal with their responsibilities after an accident at work in a professional and proper manner, they will record details of an accident in their accident book, report serious (and relevant) injuries/accidents to the Health & Safety Executive) and not stand in their employees way should they need to make a claim for compensation. Bad employers will be less helpful, they may try to prevent access to the accident book and be obstructive towards staff who are injured.
The claim will be addressed to the insurers of the employer and the insurers and your solicitor will then handle the claim in the same way as any other insurance claim is handled.
Find out if you have a valid claim
Providing you have a valid claim for work accident compensation, we will be able to help you claim for your injuries and loss of income (special damages). With our expert workplace accident solicitors, we’ll handle your claim and make it as hassle free as possible. Of course, you’ll need to provide medical evidence and it’s most likely that you’ll need to attend a medical assessment so that a report can be issued to confirm the extent of your injuries and what prognosis you have regarding recovery or otherwise.
We’ll also help you to fully claim any loss of wages that you have incurred and in some cases, your solicitor will be able to help you to get access to the best medical care available to help you recover more quickly and get back to work and normal life.
At Direct2Compensation we understand people’s worries about making a claim for work accident compensation. By discussing things clearly we find that we are able to give people the confidence to make their claim for compensation through answering their questions, explaining our no win no fee work accident compensation claims process in simple and transparent terms.
Injures suffered in accidents at work can have a big effect on the quality of life that an injured person has. At Direct2Compensation we know how to help you take the first steps to resolving these issues. Don’t delay your claim, call us on 01225 430285 or if you prefer, we can call you back.