Factory Accident

 

MAKE A CLAIM IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A FACTORY ACCIDENT.

The duty of care is especially important when you work in a potentially dangerous environment such as a factory.  If safety regulations aren’t followed in places like a factory, it is very likely that a serious injury could happen.

You may be able to make a compensation claim if your employer hasn’t taken the steps needed to keep you safe at work and you’ve been injured as a result

The compensation could help you to cover the costs of your injury and the impact it has had on your life.

The most common injuries in a factory accident include:

 

Due to the seriousness of those injuries, it means that injured people cannot work, and it will affect their quality of life.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE TO MAKE A CLAIM?

  1. Did your accident happen in the last three years?
  2. Was the accident someone else’s fault?
  3. Where you injured as a result of the accident?

If you said YES to all three questions, call us now on 0208 635 5555 and we can start your claim straight away.

HOW MUCH CAN I CLAIM?

Depending on the severity of consequences the pay-out might be different. To find out an approximate size of pay-out, you can use personal injury claim calculator.

WHAT WILL MY COMPENSATION COVER?

You will get compensation for:

  • Compensation for personal injury
  • Loss of earnings and financial losses
  • Medical expenses and prescription fees
  • Rehabilitation costs
  • Travel expenses
  • Private care costs

NO WIN - NO FEE

Our solicitors work on no win – no fee basis. Hence, there’s no financial risk to making a no win no fee claim.

For further information please refer to the Terms and Conditions of the solicitor’s contract.

I’M NOT SURE IF MY INJURY IS SERIOUS ENOUGH

Except in very minor injuries, it is very rare to not have some degree of incapacity after your accident.

Even a simple injury to your hand could make ordinary household chores and personal care, more difficult to do. A sprained ankle could mean that you are unable to get around as easily. In such circumstances, you will need assistance from your relatives and friends.

Good news is that any assistance that you receive will potentially be possible to recover from the Defendant as part of a claim for compensation

WILL CLAIMING COMPENSATION AFFECT MY JOB?

In the UK, you cannot be fired for starting a personal injury claim against your employer. But if you are still worried about losing your job as a result of the claim, you should call us on 0208 635 5555 for FREE consultation.

Every employer in this country must obtain insurance to compensate employees injured at work your injury at work claim is covered through the company’s insurance policy. As long as they have insurance in place you are not claiming directly against your employer and the work accident compensation claim is paid by the employer’s liability insurance company.

WHAT YOU SHOULD DO IMMEDIATELY AFTER AN ACCIDENT AT WORK

  1. Ensure that the injured person is moved away from any danger or hazards and get first aid if needed.
  2. Record as much information as you can at the scene of your accident. If you have fallen, take photographs of the defect that caused you to trip and fall. If needed, use a ruler to show the height/depth of the defect.
    Some evidence may not be available later if you wish to make an injury at work compensation claim for personal injury compensation.
  3. Your line manager should be informed about the workplace accident and it should be recorded in an accident book. If your workplace does not have an accident book, you should write out brief details of the accident and injuries, send them to your employer and keep a copy.
    It’s your responsibility to make sure that accident at work is recorded!
    If you are self-employed, you have a legal responsibility to report some accidents resulting in injury to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) or to the local authority environmental health department.
  4. Seek medical attention and treatment either at a hospital or from your local GP as soon as possible following your accident at work. Even if you think no medical treatment is needed, some injuries may not be immediately apparent.
    The doctor also will record your injuries and this will help during the claim process.

PLEASE NOTE: trauma can mask the pain of some injuries, make sure you are properly examined even if you feel OK.

EMPLOYERS LIABILITY

All employers have a responsibility to protect their employees, contractors and visitors from accidents and injuries.

If an employer provides with the necessary machinery and tools for the job, they also need to ensure the machines and claims for are maintained to a safe condition. In addition, they must provide training and show how to use them safely.

The workplace should be kept in a safe and tidy condition. Employees should be provided with suitable workstations. Premises should be clean and free from hazards. Doors, fire escapes and gates should not be obstructed.

All employees required to lift heavy objects should receive training to show them how to do this safely.

If job requires to wear safety wear, an employer must provide it as well.

If the – simply get in touch with us and we will identify if you have the grounds to make a claim.

WHAT WILL LITKRAFT NEED FROM YOU?

To start your case, we will need to know the following:

  • the date of the accident, where and how it happened;
  • the contact details for any witnesses;
  • the details of your injuries, medical diagnosis, and treatment;
  • proof of your loss of earnings and other financial expenses which are the result of your injury;
  • any documents that can be used to support your claim.

Keep a full record of any expenses you incur as a result of your accident. This may include the cost of medical treatment, travel involved in obtaining medical treatment, and even costs incurred by your family traveling to visit you whilst you recover.

HOW TO CLAIM FOR MY INJURY?

Our personal injury lawyers are experts and will help you to understand the process of making a claim in simple terms.

1. ASSESSMENT

2. SIGNING AN AGREEMENT

3. PREPARE A LETTER OF CLAIM

4. MEDICAL EXAMINATION

5. NEGOTIATIONS – ADMIT OR DENY LIABILITY

 

You can find more information here.

IF YOU WERE REJECTED BY OTHER LAWYERS

Even if you were let down somewhere else, contact us and we will do our best to get what you deserve.

Call LITKRAFT now on 0208 635 5555 and start your accident claim. Our office is open between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. – Monday to Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Need legal assistance – do you have a claim?

Get in touch now with any enquiries and our friendly experts will get back to you as soon as possible.