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Accidents at work can and do happen – but they are usually avoidable.

If you’ve been injured in the workplace and believe someone else was to blame, why not claim for compensation? Injuries can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life, including your finances. So, whilst you focus on getting better, let us issue an accident at work claim on your behalf.  As leading personal injury lawyers, we can help to secure the compensation that you need and deserve.

To chat with a member of the team, give us a call on 0800 110 5888.

‘No win no fee’ accident at work claims

Everyone depends on their income to live. Which is why, having to take time off – to recover from an injury that happened at work – can be particularly frustrating. Lost earnings can lead to concerns about how you’ll pay the bills and support your family financially. And such issues, alongside the physical and psychological impact of your accident, can make it a very stressful time.

Here at Injury Lawyers Direct, we understand what you’re going through – and we’d like to help.

Following an accident in the workplace, you should be focusing on getting better, not worrying about money. So, allow us to seek financial justice on your behalf. Not only can we advise on your eligibility to make a work accident compensation claim, if you’d like to go ahead, we can take care of the full claims process for you. And the best bit? We’ll do all of the work on a ‘no win no fee’ basis.

There’s absolutely no financial risk to yourself. Just let us fight your corner. If we lose, you won’t need to pay a penny. If we win, and prove that your employer is responsible for the accident, our fees will be paid by their liability insurance – along with any compensation that you’re owed.


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Claims for all types of accident in the workplace

In today’s modern workplace, there are hundreds of ways that you could sustain an injury that wasn’t your fault. And as leading accident at work lawyers, we can assist with claims for them all. We’re a multi-disciplinary and experienced team – with a range of specialist solicitors, insurers, barristers and medical experts at our disposal – and we’re happy to help with cases relating to:

  • manual handling injuries
  • work-related injuries (e.g. slips, trips and falls, industrial deafness, chemical injury etc.)
  • machinery accidents
  • scaffolding or ‘working at height’ accidents
  • injuries caused by the direct action of colleagues
  • workplace violence
  • serious injuries (to the head or spine)
  • needle stick injuries
  • office accidents
  • asbestos
  • military injuries

Most accidents at work tend to happen as a result of dangerous working practices, insufficient PPE (personal protective equipment), a lack of training, unsatisfactory risk assessments, or poor-quality equipment. But even if none of these sound familiar, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

No matter how you’ve been hurt – and whatever the nature of your injury – we have the knowledge and experience to assist with your accident at work claim and achieve the best possible outcome.

Contact our ‘work accident’ lawyers today

To begin your accident at work compensation claim, simply give us a call on 0800 110 5888. Our experts are always on hand. And having listened to the circumstances of your accident, we can advise on both your entitlement to claim and your chance of success – completely free of charge.

Alternatively, if you have a question about the workplace accident claims process – and how we can help – please fill out our online contact form. A member of the team will respond to your enquiry as soon as possible, resolving any queries that you may have and advising on the next steps to take.

Accident at work claim FAQs

Am I eligible to make an accident at work claim?

Employers have a duty of care towards their employees. By law, they must follow general health and safety regulations – such as The Health and Safety at Work Act of 1974. And if your employer has breached those regulations, they’ve put you at risk and can be held responsible for your accident.

It’s simple. If the accident occurred in the last three years, and it wasn’t your fault, you’re entitled to start an accident at work claim. This applies for all industries, including those which are inherently dangerous – such as construction, energy and steel production. Even if you work in a high-risk environment, most accidents are preventable, and you’re still eligible to seek compensation.

Thousands of people suffer an injury at work every year. But not many step forward to make a claim, usually because they don’t realise that’s an option. If you’re in any doubt about your eligibility, it’s always worth getting in touch for advice. That’s exactly what we’re here for.

How can I claim for an accident at work?

The easiest way to claim for an accident at work is to contact our specialist work accident lawyers.

Following a free initial consultation, we’ll start by advising on both your eligibility to claim and the likelihood of you winning the case.  We understand, you may have reservations about claiming against your employer. And that’s perfectly normal. So, we’ll never pressure you. It’s up to you whether you go ahead and you can take as much time as you need to make the decision.

If you do wish to proceed, our team can then oversee the entire claims process on your behalf, gathering evidence and negotiating a settlement with your employer’s insurance company. We may ask you to attend a medical assessment and provide information to support your claim. But other than that, you can leave the rest to us and focus on what truly matters – making a full recovery.