What Is An Office Accident?
Everyone has the right to feel safe at work. If you have suffered an office accident, whether due to someone else’s negligence or carelessness, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries. Although offices are generally safe workplaces, poor management or carelessness on the part of co-workers can lead to unexpected hazards. The most common office accidents involve slips trips or falls, but burns, electric shocks, cuts and abrasions and lifting injuries are not uncommon. If you have suffered any accident in the office that wasn’t your fault, call now or claim online to see how we can help.
Common Office Accidents
At Free Legal Justice, we know that your office accident will have been very distressing and stressful. The damage sustained during an office accident is very painful and can take a considerable period to heal. There can also be financial stresses added to this, if you need to take time off work to recover from your office accident. Our expert team of personal injury claims solicitors want to help.
We want to take the stress out of this situation, and to allow you to seek justice for your office accident without having to worry about the cost. Our personal injury claims solicitors are experts at getting you the compensation you deserve, al on a no win no fee basis.
If you have suffered an office accident and would like more information about whether you are able to make a compensation claim, or if you are ready to begin the process of making your claim, call us or claim online today. We’re open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and our dedicated team are here to help.
Making Compensation Claims For Your Office Accident
Our specialist personal injury solicitors are here to help take the stress out of your office accident compensation claim. Our dedicated team of specialist claims advisors are here 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, to ensure that you have all the access to expert legal advice, when you need it. You can call us direct, or fill in our online claims form and we will arrange a call back at a time that is convenient to you.
It only takes a short call to start the process of making your office accident claim. During this call, our expert team of personal injury solicitors will listen carefully to everything you tell us, making sure that we understand the full extent of your injuries, the causes of your accident and the ways in which it has impacted your life. This allows us to give you the kind of detailed and personalised advice we believe you deserve.
Working with our expert team of personal injury specialists means that we will be able to take over the vast majority of the admin and paperwork. We know that the time following an accident or injury can be stressful, so we complete almost all of the forms for you.
Our personal injury specialists are here to take the stress out of your personal injury claim, allowing you to dedicate that time and energy to your recovery.
Compensation Amounts For Office Accident Claims
Compensation claims are highly variable and are designed to compensate you for the losses you personally have suffered. This means that it is incredibly difficult to give you an accurate estimate of the amount of compensation you can expect without knowing the specifics of your office accident. There are a few common factors in compensation claims, however.
Compensation claims can best be thought of in two parts. The first is there to make up for the pain and suffering you have endured, at least as far as this is possible. This follows national guidelines set down by the Judicial College. Under this framework, each injury has a range of compensation and payments for that injury are expected to fall somewhere within that range. The range can be very broad, however, to account for the vast individual differences in each injury.
The second part of your compensation claim is there to compensate you for any expenses or costs you have suffered associated with your office accident. The aim here is that you should never be left financially or materially worse off following your office accident than you would have been had the office accident not happened. This can be a much larger payment than the first part of your compensation, as it can include the loss of earnings you may experience if you need to take off work to recover. It can also include modifications to your home or vehicle, if very serious injuries mean that you need these to resume your normal life. You are also able to request the money you need to access rehabilitation and any medical assistance that is not easily available on the NHS, such as physiotherapy if there are long waiting lists in your area.
With our team of dedicated office accident claims specialists, you will have the expert advice you need to ensure that you are claiming for all of the expenses that you are entitled to. This will ensure that you have the money you need to support you and your recovery.
How Long Do Office Accident Compensation Claims Take?
Some office accident compensation claims can take much longer than others, based on the exact details of the case. We work tirelessly to ensure that your case is resolved as quickly as possible, to allow you to get the compensation you need to move on with your life.
Some cases can be resolved in a matter of just a few weeks or months. These tend to be the easier claims to process, where the other party does not try to claim that the accident wasn’t their fault and where they are keen to agree the compensation amount as quickly as possible. Less severe injuries also tend to be quicker to resolve, as the amounts of money involved are smaller and the other party is less likely to want to put in the additional effort to argue about how much you deserve.
If your case is more complicated, for example if the other person refuses to accept that they were to blame or if there are multiple people who were all partially to blame for what happened, it might take much longer for you to get the compensation you deserve. Cases that have to go to court can last significantly longer than those that do not.
What If I Can’t Afford To Pay Upfront For My Office Accident Compensation Claim?
We believe that justice should be available to everyone, without the need for large up-front payments or large solicitor’s fees. As a result, we offer our services on a we offer our services on a no win no fee basis to the vast majority of our clients.
With a no win no fee agreement, you don’t have to pay anything in order to begin making your claim. Our expert team of personal injury claims solicitors can begin to act on your behalf. We don’t get paid a penny until the person responsible for your office accident has accepted liability and we have successfully negotiated a compensation amount that you are happy with. Our fees are set as a percentage of your compensation payment, meaning that you will always know exactly how much you will receive before agreeing to any compensation amount. This ensures that you will always receive the lion’s share of the payment.
In a very small number of cases, we are not able to offer a no win no fee agreement. If you are unlucky enough to fall into this category, we will work with you to try to find a suitable alternative funding option to ensure that you can get the help you need with your office accident claim.
If you are considering making an office accident compensation claim, there’s no need to wait. Call us or claim online now and let our expert team of personal injury claims solicitors help you get the compensation you deserve.
Will I Be Left With Large Bills For My Office Accident If I Lose?
Absolutely not. The most important thing about making a no win no fee office accident compensation claim is that you are not taking any financial risk whatsoever. This is important, otherwise only the very rich would feel able to make personal injury compensation claims, and those who may need the money most would be unable to get the help they need. If we are unable to win your compensation claim on your behalf, you won’t owe a penny.
How Long Do I Have To Make An Office Accident Claim?
Compensation claims for office accident should be made as soon as possible after the accident or injury that led to them. Except in extremely exceptional circumstances, all claims should be made within 2 years of the accident. If you are coming close to the two year time limit, it is essential that you contact our personal injury solicitors as soon as possible.
There are certain injuries or situations where there can be an advantage to waiting a little while before making your claim. This allows all of your symptoms to fully develop and means that you have a better idea of the full range of your injuries and how long you are taking to heal. It is still worth talking with our ekyword1 as soon as possible, however. This doesn’t start any formal process and it allows us the time to help you make the best decisions and to get you the compensation you deserve.
How Do Office Accident Compensation Claims Work?
Making an office accident compensation claim follows the same process for all kinds of personal injury claims.
The first thing to do is to make sure that you have the help of a personal injury claims solicitor. Our team of experienced personal injury claims specialists are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about your office accident compensation claim. You can call us or claim online and we will call you back at a time convenient to you.
The first thing we, as your solicitors, need to do is notify the other person that you are making an office accident compensation claim against them. We ask them to accept that they were at fault and we give them a deadline by which they must respond.
If they do not accept that they were at fault in your accident, we will provide evidence to support your claim. This could be in the form of photographs, documentation or witness statements as well as many other options. Almost all workplace accidents result in the employer admitting at least some liability.
Once the other party has accepted that they are liable and that they will need to pay compensation following your accident, we then need to begin negotiations to decide the exact amount of compensation that is fair. Although we conduct the negotiations on your behalf, you are always in control. We will inform you of every single offer that is made, even if we recommend that you reject it. We will give you our honest, unbiased advice, based on our years of experience, as to whether you should accept or reject any specific offer, but we will always support your decision. If you reject an offer, we will explain to the other side why, and the reasons that we believe you deserve a higher amount.
Almost all personal injury compensation claims are resolved through the above process. In very rare cases, the other party will either not accept that they were at fault, or they will refuse to offer a fair amount of compensation given your injuries. In these situations, we may need to go to court to allow a judge to decide your case. If this happens, we will support you throughout the process.
How To Start Your Office Accident Compensation Claim
We understand that they idea of making a compensation claim can seem daunting. Many people are unsure as to whether to go ahead with an office accident compensation claim, worried that it could be time-consuming and difficult. Our experienced team of personal injury claims solicitors are here to help. We have helped hundreds of people to get the compensation they deserve, just like you do.
If you are ready to make an office accident compensation claim, the first thing to do is to call our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors. We are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, ready to help you begin your claim. Call us or claim online and we will call you back at a time of your choosing.
As part of the conversation, our expert team of personal injury claims solicitors will listen to the full details of your office accident. This includes everything that happened around your office accident (especially in the period just before it, as well as who you believe was to blame), the ways in which your life has been impacted by what has happened and the full extent of your injuries. This allows us to give you personalised advice about the likelihood of winning your case, as well as the amount of compensation you might receive.
What Are The Requirements For Making An Office Accident Compensation Claim?
Following an office accident, many people are left unsure as to whether they are entitled to make a compensation claim. There are a few simple requirements for making an office accident compensation claim, but they are very straightforward and most people will find that they do qualify.
The first and most basic requirement for you to make an office accident compensation claim is that you must have suffered an office accident. You are not able to make a claim for a near miss, where you narrowly avoided an office accident. You are also only able to claim if were in some way damaged or harmed as a result of what happened. If you were very lucky and avoided all injury, you are not able to make a compensation claim. Your injuries can be mental as well as physical, but you can only claim for what you actually experienced.
It is also necessary for someone else to have to been to blame for your office accident, for you to be able to make a compensation claim. This person or organisation does not have to have been the immediate or direct cause of what happened, but they do need to have been in some way responsible for your welfare and making sure that you are not put at risk. For accidents or injuries that occur at work, it is very easy to fulfil this criteria, as your employer has a legal responsibility to look after your health and safety.
It is also necessary that your accident or injury is something that the other party could have reasonably predicted or anticipated, if they had given sufficient thought to health and safety concerns. This is not the same as saying that they must have known that it would happen. Merely that they could have realised that this was possible, if they had thought carefully enough.
The final thing to think about is whether they took sufficient measures to protect you, or to minimise the severity of any injuries you might experience. Even if they took some basic measures, you are still able to claim if these are not considered sufficient.
If you have experienced an office accident and you believe that someone else was to blame, we want to help you get the compensation you deserve. Call us or claim online today and we will arrange a free call back at a time to suit you. Our office accident specialists are here to help.
What Should I Do Following An Office Accident?
If you have suffered an office accident, the most important thing is always to make sure that you get the medical treatment you need. Once you know that you are safe and being taken care of, there are a few things that can help to get you the compensation you deserve.
The most important, and probably the easiest, thing that you can do is to create a written record of everything that has happened. The sooner you do this after your office accident, the more you are likely to remember and the better your evidence will be. The more details you are able to include, the easier it can be to support your office accident compensation claim. If you can, include details of anyone around who witnessed your office accident, as this can be very important later.
It can also be worth making sure that you have a note of the names and contact details of anyone who might have witnessed your office accident. If there is anyone who can support your description as to what happened, or who can back up your assertion as to who was to blame, this can be an advantage when it comes to making your compensation claim.
You may also want to try to obtain photographs or videos which might be relevant to your case, especially of the location in which your office accident occurred, provided it is safe to do so.
These are all things that can make it easier to make an office accident compensation claim. If any of these are difficult for you, please don’t worry. Our dedicated team of personal injury claims specialists are available 24 hours a day to help you. Call us or claim online now.
How Can Personal Injury Solicitors Help?
We are here to help take the stress out of your office accident compensation claim. Our dedicated team of personal injury claims solicitors are here 24 hours per day, 7 days a week, to ensure that you have all the access to expert legal advice, when you need it. Call us now or complete our online claims form and we will arrange a call back at a time that is convenient to you.
Our dedicated team are also trained to take the time to really listen to you, making sure that we understand the details of what has happened to you. This includes the circumstances surrounding your office accident, including who you believe was at fault, just how severe your injuries are and the ways in which these have impacted your normal life. This allows us to give you the personalised service we believe you deserve.
We are also able to handle all of the admin and paperwork involved in making your office accident compensation claim. All legal action can require a significant amount of paperwork, including letters and forms that must be submitted within strict deadlines. Once we are employed as your solicitors, we are able to complete almost all of this. We are also able to offer free home visits, to help you complete any of the paperwork that we can’t fill out on your behalf.
If you are considering making an office accident compensation claim, you don’t have to do it alone. Call now or claim online to see how easy it can be.
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