Sadly over 1 million who worked over the last year were suffering from an illness or injury they believed to be caused or made worse by their current or past work. If you’ve been injured at work, find out for free whether you have a claim.
The figures are staggering. 180 people killed at work, nearly a quarter of a million injuries occurred and overall 29.3 million work days were lost, of which 4.7 million days were down to workplace injury.
You can claim compensation for a work accident injury whether you were working as a full time or part time employee, a temporary worker, a self-employed contractor or if you were just visiting a business at the time of the accident.
Employers are required by law to have valid Employers’ Liability insurance cover to protect people from workplace accidents. In most work accident claims the case for compensation is brought against the Employers’ Liability insurance company, and not the employer.
First we need to know some important details about your accident at work, such as where and how the accident happened; and about your personal injuries.
If you received any medical treatment or there were any witnesses to the accident, particularly from work colleagues, we’ll ask for these details along with copies of any photos that were taken relating to the accident.