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Accidents at Work

Accidents at Work Lawyers in St Helens

When an accident in the work place happens, it can often have devastating consequencesOften these injuries could have been prevented through better training or appropriate health and safety procedures.

Factory accidents and industrial accidents are particularly common, but accidents can happen in the office too.

Minor injuries such as back injuries caused by accidents at work can sometimes develop into a condition which can have a significant impact on someone’s ability to work. Hattons Solicitors can help you make sure your future is protected.

Key figures for Great Britain (2016/17)

  • 1.3 million working people suffering from a work-related illness
  • 2,542 mesothelioma deaths due to past asbestos exposures (2015)
  • 137 workers killed at work
  • 609,000 injuries occurred at work according to the Labour Force Survey
  • 70,116 injuries to employees reported under RIDDOR
  • 31.2 million working days lost due to work-related illness and workplace injury
  • £14.9 billion estimated cost of injuries and ill health from current working conditions (2015/16)

According to the Health and Safety Executive, in 2016/2017 nearly 609,000 reportable injuries occurred after an accident in the work place, with 137 workers tragically losing their lives. Nobody deserves to be injured or lose their life at work.

Preventing accidents in the work place is paramount, and by claiming against your employer you can help prevent any of your colleagues being injured in the same wayIt is no coincidence that since the number of compensation claims peaked in 1997, increased safety standards have led to a reduction in accident rates. That’s one of the reasons why accident in the work place claims matter – and why employees who fear they are being disloyal by making a claim can feel reassured.

Hattons Have Helped Hundreds of Workers

Over recent years Hattons personal injury solicitors have helped hundreds of local people get the compensation they deserve for injuries sustained at work – whilst also ensuring unsafe practices are tackled in the process.

Should you choose Hattons to represent you as personal injury accident solicitors, our primary aim is to ensure your injuries are accurately compensated by ensuring that your injuries are thoroughly assessed by medical Experts not just in the short term – but in the long term. Where necessary, we also arrange private medical treatment, such as physiotherapy, to assist your recovery.

You will also be assigned a dedicated case handler for the duration of your claim, and will benefit from our easily accessible online case file tracker – enabling you to monitor the progress of your claim from the comfort of your own home.

If you have been injured in an accident in the work place and want to find out if you are eligible for compensation, call the Hattons team today. Our high quality service offers reassurance throughout, and we offer a free initial no-obligation consultation to anyone who is thinking of making a claim.

If you would like to find out more about Accidents at Work call our expert legal team on 01744 744400, fill out our contact form below or contact our key person:

Contact us about Accidents at Work

Sian Lovage – Litigation Executive/Marketing, Hattons Solicitors in St Helens

Sian Lovage
Litigation Executive / Marketing

Tel: 01744 418762

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