Accident Consult
CALL OUR HELPLINE TODAY

08081 68 69 70

If you have suffered or sustained an injury in the UK within the last 3 years, the first step is for you to either complete our online form or alternatively contact our friendly advisors on 08081 686970. The second step is for our
advisors to talk you through the whole process step by step over
the phone where we shall
explain the likely outcome of
the case.
Once we have evaluated the case we shall give you a decision immediately over the phone on whether to pursue the case. The process for the claim will begin immediately. Once your claim is underway, we’ll keep you informed of progress and when you win the case, you’ll receive the compensation you deserve.
 

Remember, win or lose you will not pay any money.
There are absolutely no hidden costs.

 
StartYourClaim
Name
Telephone
Email
Accident Type
Accident Date
Location
Enter Code
captcha image   
Our advisors will be in touch shortly

OurPromise
  • Dedicated team to handle your case
  • If we don't win, then you pay absolutely nothing at all.
SuccessStories
My personal thanks and gratitude for the professional representation and personal guidance provided during this claim. If I should ever be in the unfortunate position of needing legal representation
again, I hope you
wouldn't mind if I
were to call on
your services.


Mr Glynn, Wigan

Is My Job At Risk If I Make A Work Accident Claim?


Accidents at work are unfortunately a fact of life. No matter where you work, there are always potential hazards to contend with. Accidents in the workplace can vary in severity but can often result in time off work in order to recover and large medical expenses.

Many employees are hesitant in claiming compensation for a work injury because they are worried about whether they could lose their job of or not. However, you should bear in mind that you cannot legally lose your job for making a work accident claim. Employees are protected by the law when it comes to work accident claims, so don’t let worries about job security get in the way of claiming the compensation you deserve.

Legally, your employer cannot terminate your employment if you file a work injury claim for compensation. They are responsible for yours and your colleague’s safety during work hours and any accidents should be taken seriously. If your employer does try to dismiss you for claiming compensation after an accident in the workplace then they are liable for unfair dismissal, which is illegal.

A lot of people who have had accidents at work not only worry about their job security, but they also worry that their claim could result in financial difficulties for their employer, this is especially common if it is a small business. However, by law employers are required to take out employer’s liability insurance which is designed to cover the costs of any compensation claims take out against them and their business. This means that if your claim is successful, it will be the insurance company that will pay out for your compensation and not your employer. Therefore you do not need to worry about causing financial difficulties for your employer when filing a claim.

It is also a legal requirement for employers to keep a record of any workplace accidents. This is useful if an employee decides to claim compensation at a later date, or if they need to take time off work due to injuries sustained.

There is a certain protocol that needs to be followed after a work accident occurs. First you need to make sure that the accident has been recorded as this evidence will help your case should you decide to claim compensation. All serious accidents need to be reported by the employer to the Government’s Health and Safety Executive.

If you decide to file a claim for compensation then you will need to get hold of as much evidence as possible, this includes any relevant paperwork or documentation. This could mean bills for medical treatment or anything else that could prove useful.

If you have been a victim of a work place accident that was not your fault then you could be entitled to compensation. Talk to the experienced team of specialist personal injury lawyers at Accident Consult today for more information on how to make a successful claim.

Bookmark and Share

Tags: accident claim, accident claims, accidents in the workplace, claiming compensation, colleague, fact of life, financial difficulties, insurance, insurance company, job security, liability insurance, medical expenses, severity, small business, time off, unfair dismissal, work accident, workplace accidents, worries

LatestArticles
  1. Factory Accidents
  2. Construction Accidents
  3. Industrial Accidents.
  4. Accidents In The Office.
  5. Accidents At Work.
  6. How To Prevent Workplace Accidents.
  7. Accidents In The Office.
  8. How Your Workplace Accident Claim Can Help Others.
  9. How To Stay Safe In The Workplace
Don'tMiss
  1. Accidents At Work.
  2. Ligament Damage.
  3. How To Stay Safe In The Workplace
  4. How To Prevent Workplace Accidents.
  5. Factory Accidents
  6. Motor Vehicle Accident Insurance Claim Guide
  7. How much compensation for a Wrist Injury?
  8. Injuries to the Pelvis and Hips
 
Road Traffic Accident
Public Liability
Work Accident
Slip, Trip & Fall
Sports Injury

Accident Claims | Personal Injury | No Win No Fee | Whiplash | Road Traffic Accidents | Slip Trip or Fall | Accidents at Work | Medical Negligence

Complaints Handling Rules | Terms of Referral & Financial Arrangements | Webmaster | Privacy | Terms and Conditions| Sitemap
| Accident Articles | Accident Claim Articles | Accident Locations Articles | Accident Types | Animal Attack Injuries | Claim Articles | Claim Calculator | Compensation Articles | Glossary | Legal Articles | Medical Negligence | No Win No Fee Articles | Personal Injury Articles | Professional Negligence | RTA Accident Articles | Slip and Trip Articles | Sports Injuries Articles | Whiplash Articles | Work Accident Articles |