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Accidents At Work

Have you been the victim of an accident at work? Suffering an injury in the workplace could leave you suffering financial hardship as a result. At Wake Smith we can help you to pursue a claim and ensure you receive the best support and the maximum compensation you are entitled to.

Each year the Health & Safety Executive reports on thousands of accidents at work, many of which could have been prevented by employers providing safer working conditions.

These were associated with a number of occupations such as, but not limited to, the following:

  • Slip & trip at work: all work places can be hazardous – even offices and slips and trips can occur anywhere.
  • Building sites: accidents on building sites can affect many occupations due to the lack of preventative measures.
  • Inadequate training: employers have a duty to ensure you are trained for the tasks you carry out.
  • Work-related road accidents: if you drive as part of your job you may be at risk as a result of inadequate training or risk assessments.
  • Farm accidents: often involving heavy machinery or difficult and dangerous terrain.
  • Industrial deafness: employers have a duty to ensure that deafness does not occur as a result of work.
  • Vibration white finger: resulting from persistent use of pneumatic and/or drill tools. It is a progressive condition and could impact severely on your quality of life.
  • Repetitive strain injury: this may occur if work is undertaken without appropriate breaks.
  • Faulty equipment.
  • Ladder falls.

The list is not exhaustive, so if you have experienced an accident in the workplace, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

It is particularly important to seek advice from a specialist lawyer experienced in claims involving accidents at work and we can help with this. We will be happy to offer you initial advice on whether you may have a valid claim entirely without obligation, and we will assist you throughout the claims process if you decide to go ahead.

Personal Injury Team

Terry Regan
Director & Head of Medical Negligence & Personal Injury

David Brown
Chartered Legal Executive

Kevin Bostock
Paralegal

Our Clients Say

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Mrs Frances A Pepperdine
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Mr G from Lancashire
Mr L from Manchester

"I found Mr David Brown very approachable. He dealt with my claim very thoroughly and left no stone unturned. I cannot praise him enough and would highly recommend his services".

Mrs Frances A Pepperdine

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