By your side to claim compensation for a workplace injury if you have been assaulted at work.
As an employee, you deserve to be protected from dangers in the workplace. This includes attacks, assaults or other acts of violence from both co-workers and service users.
The law is clear on the duties of an employer to protect their employees, and Truth Legal believe that every employer should be held accountable when they fail to do so. If you have been assaulted at work, our expert Personal Injury lawyers are on your side.
What type of claim for assault can I make?
Claims Against Employers
If your employer knew an attack was likely to occur and did not take any, or sufficient steps to reduce that risk, you are entitled to compensation.
Criminal Injury Claims
The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) is a government run scheme established to pay compensation to victims of criminal injury.
Claims Against the Assailant
If you know the identity of your attacker, Truth Legal can assist you in holding them accountable by bringing a civil claim and a criminal claim against your assailant.
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Why Claim with Truth Legal?
An assault at work claim can face many obstacles. Claiming against your employer can be complex, and establishing employer liability can be difficult. If you are looking to bring an assault at work claim, having a team of experts on your side is invaluable.
Truth Legal are here to help. By instructing us, you receive:
- 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 experts, on your side through a difficult time.
If you’d like to know more about claiming with us, read our blog:
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Truth Legal Understands What Victims Go Through
Truth Legal was founded with a deep understanding of the aftermath of an assault. Our Personal Injury lawyers only ever represent the injured party, so you can claim confidently, knowing that we are here to support you.
Our team are here to explain all of your options without legal jargon, keeping you fully informed of any updates throughout your claim for compensation for a workplace assault.
What Must I Prove When Making a Claim for an Assault at Work?
Employees are required to produce evidence of where and when they were assaulted at work, what happened during the assault, and who was the perpetrator.
To make an assault claim against your employer, you must prove that your employer failed to take adequate precautions for the care and safety of you and your colleages. You also need to prove that they were responsible for the assault taking place.
No matter what, if you are assaulted at work, you should report the matter to the police.
Read our extensive guide for more information on assaulted at work claims.