After an accident at work, it is important to seek medical attention immediately if needed. The next step is to report the incident to your supervisor or employer, if possible. The employer should then investigate the incident, provide any necessary medical treatment, and fill out an accident report. Depending on the severity of the accident, the employer may also be required to file a report with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
Remember you have the right to ensure your accident is recorded in the accident book, thereafter to consult a Solicitor free of charge to see is you can make a claim
Claim Today have assisted thousands of clients since 1999 to successfully claim compensation after an Accident at Work all over England and Wales, whether you are in London or the Midlands or North we can assist you.
Rights after Work Accident
You have the right to try for compensation for your medical expenses, prescriptions paid for, any medicine you have purchased and lost wages. This can be done by filing an accident compensation claim with Claim Today, the claim time is now to ensure the Insurance company pay you your entitlement. You may also be entitled to other benefits, such as rehabilitation, vocational training, or future losses if you are severely injured.
You have the right to make a personal injury claim against your employer if you believe the accident was caused by their negligence. If the incident occurred due to a defective product, you may also have the right to file a product liability lawsuit against the manufacturer.
It is important to speak with an experienced Personal Injury Lawyer, at Claim Today we have a 25 year experienced Solicitor ready to discuss and advice on your rights and legal options after an accident at work.
General Rights of all Employees at Work
Employees are entitled to a safe workplace, free from known health and safety hazards. Employers are responsible for providing a safe workplace, which includes providing necessary safety equipment, training, and following safety protocols. Employees have the right to report unsafe work conditions and refuse unsafe work without fear of retaliation.
Workers rights at work depend on where you work and the laws that regulate your workplace. Generally, workers have the right to:
– A safe and healthy work environment
– Fair wages and reasonable hours
– Freedom from discrimination and harassment
– Reasonable accommodations for disabilities
– Freedom from retaliation for exercising their rights
– Privacy and confidentiality
– Paid leave : Holiday entitlement
– Sick Pay: statutory sick pay or company pay sick pay
– Job security
– A voice in the workplace – Access to union representation
– Development, training and apprenticeships
– Larger employers provide benefits such as health insurance and retirement plans
Making an Accident at Work Claim is Safe
It is illegal to fire an employee for making an injury claim that is protected by law. It is also illegal to fire an employee in retaliation for bringing a compensation claim. If an employee believes they were wrongfully terminated for making a work accident claim, they should seek legal advice and will have a further claim against the Employer. It is very rare and unlikely you will lose your job for making a claim. Call now to find out more and feel safe and secure in making your work accident claim.
Accident or Injury at work get in touch now with Claim Today call 0800 29 800 29 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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