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Accidents at Work

Claim compensation for an accident at work with our expert personal injury lawyers.

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If you have been injured in an accident at work you may be able to claim compensation

Truth Legal is here to support you. We understand that an injury at work can have drastic effects on your life, and our expert personal injury lawyers will do all they can to get you the compensation you deserve.

Claiming for a workplace injury can make things better for others

Making a personal injury claim can be a good way to force your employer to recognise a dangerous situation.

It gives them a strong financial incentive to take action and prevent other workers from being injured in similar circumstances. This could be to issue new equipment, improve conditions in the workplace, or introduce new, safer ways of working.

In this way, your accident at work claim could benefit your co-workers as well.

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Accidents at Work FAQs

How much can I claim for an accident at work?2023-01-16T14:46:15+00:00

Compensation for accident at an work (and other personal injury claims) is based on the harm you have suffered because of the accident.

This will include your injuries, but can also include financial losses you have incurred as a result, such as lost earnings and treatment expenses.

However, it also means that the ‘value’ of your claim will depend on the money you have lost and the extent of your injuries.

If you would like to discuss how much your claim might be worth, get in touch with one of our personal injury lawyers today.

How long do I have to make an accident at work claim?2023-01-16T14:45:38+00:00

Legal time limits apply to all personal injury claims. In general, you must settle your claim or commence court proceedings within 3 years of the date of your accident. Missing this deadline is likely to prevent you from claiming compensation. However, there are situations where a different time limit will apply. In any event, it is always best to seek advice on your potential claim as soon as possible. Get in contact with us to discuss your circumstances.

Can I claim for an accident at work?2023-01-16T14:41:42+00:00

Employers have to take care of their workers. If they fail to do so, they can be held legally responsible for the harm that a worker suffers as a result.

Your employer may be liable for your injuries if they failed to:

  • Properly assess risks to their workers
  • Operate a safe working environment
  • Plan or implement safe systems of work
  • Provide or maintain appropriate safety equipment
  • Provide proper training to you or other staff
  • Arrange adequate numbers of staff

Employers can also be held responsible for the behaviour of their workers. So if you were injured through the conduct of one of your co-workers, your employer may also be liable for the harm you have suffered.

12 Things You Must Do After an Accident at Work

We understand how impactful it can be to have an accident at work. The process of bringing a personal injury claim can be confusing, and it is difficult to understand exactly what you need to do in order to get your life back on track.

Truth Legal are here to support you with expert legal advice every step of the way.  We offer free legal advice across our website so that you know exactly what you need to do to get your claim underway.

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12 things you must do when you have had an accident at work

Why should I contact Truth Legal?

Funding optionsAt Truth Legal, we pride ourselves on giving clients an ethical and honest service. Trust is a huge consideration when it comes to selecting your legal representatives; without it, your claim may only add to an already distressing situation.

We offer:

  • Free initial consultations
  • Specialist technical knowledge and experience – so you can rest assured that your case is in the best hands.
  • Practical advice – tailored to your situation.
  • Strong representation – fighting for the compensation and outcome you deserve.
  • Support and compassion – friendly, knowledgeable professionals on your side through a difficult time.

Our team of specialist personal injury solicitors and Legal Executives have the abilities to recover the compensation you deserve.

We have offices in Harrogate, Hull and Leeds, with a presence in York, Manchester and London, but we help clients nationwide.

To find out more, read our blog:


5 Reasons Why Truth Legal Might Be Right For Your Personal Injury Claim

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Read our extensive guide for more information on accidents at work claims.

Accidents at Work: A Legal Guide

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