It is an employer’s responsibility to ensure they carry out risk assessments and implement them so that everyone follows the correct safety procedures. If they don’t have appropriate safety regulations and training in the work place, and as a result someone is injured in the office, they could be required to pay compensation.
All employers should have Employer’s Liability Insurance, which funds the compensation an employee is entitled to. Many injuries may require a short period off work, but some could prove much more complex; you may not be able to work for many years, if at all, and you may have to find a new line of work which may seriously impact your income.
At Hattons Solicitors we have years of experience of dealing with work place accident claims. We are adept at dealing with such claims efficiently and sensitively regarding relations between you and your employer if necessary.
Compensation will alleviate any financial burdens associated with your injury, both for you and your family, and it will also hold the negligent party accountable for their mistake. In a place of work, claiming after an accident will also help to improve current health and safety regulations and practices, to help ensure such mistakes won’t happen again.
There are strict limits on the time you have to make a claim after your injury so make sure you contact us as soon as possible to discuss your options in greater depth.
If you’ve had an accident in the office call our expert team on 0800 298 9690, or fill in the Claim Now form and we’ll be in touch.