Accident at Work
Many people think workplace accidents only happen in the construction industry, but in reality they can occur anywhere, even in the confines of an office.
Accidents can lead to physical injuries or mental issues such as depression and anxiety and can even lead to the victim being unable to attend work.
The types of accidents which can be caused in the workplace include injuries caused by heavy lifting, inadequate signage leading to trips or falls, faulty machinery, repetitive strain injury and vibration white fingers.
If you have been the victim of an accident at work, the first step is to report the accident to your employer.
How to Make A Claim
In order to make a claim for compensation for a workplace accident it is important to collect as much information as possible. This may include evidence of medical treatment, photographs and witnesses are always handy in these cases.
It is vital to have evidence relating to the accident and injury if you are looking to make a compensation claim.
Understandably, many people are apprehensive about coming forward to make a compensation claim as they are worried about the consequences. In reality though, your direct employer is unlikely to even find out about the compensation claim, unless they are directly involved.
The company will be protected against these types of claims, so the insurance company will pay out, rather than the employer.
At Access 2 Compensation these claims are handled with the upmost discretion and sensitivity, so you won’t be put in a situation where you need to worry about colleagues finding out about your compensation claim.
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