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Accidents at Work

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Accidents at Work


Almost 1.5 million working people suffer from work-related illnesses each year.

While some of these injuries are minor, others can have a long-lasting impact on your day-to-day lifestyle, your physical and mental health, and even your ability to work in the future, which can lead to financial strain through loss of earnings.

If you want to claim compensation for an accident at work, it’s important you can prove the accident was someone else’s fault. Regardless of the type of work you do or who you work for, UK law sets out lots of rules for employers to follow which are designed to protect you while you work.

Your employer has a legal duty of care to maintain a safe working environment and stop accidents from happening. This includes providing adequate training for staff and providing correct safety wear/equipment where needed. Your employer is also required by law to have Employer’s Liability Insurance, so they are insured in the event of an accident. This insurance can be used to cover compensation claims from employees who have been injured at work.

If you’ve had an accident at work

If you’ve suffered a personal injury at work through no fault of your own, you’re legally entitled to make a work injury compensation claim within three years of the accident date.

PHC Law is here to help you make that claim.

From our offices in Preston, our experienced personal injury solicitors will guide you through the process, helping you get back on track and getting you the compensation you deserve for your injury. We act on a no win, no fee basis, so making a claim through us is financially risk-free. There really is nothing to lose by speaking to us.

Who we’ve helped

Our team [LINK TO OUR TEAM] of specialist work injury solicitors has helped lots of people get compensation (LINK TO TESTIMONIALS] for accidents at work, including injuries sustained as a result of:

  • Unsuitable or damaged equipment
  • An unsafe system of work
  • Contact with dangerous materials
  • Poor health and safety practices
  • Dangerous working practices

Our injury solicitors help people across England and Wales, as well as locally in Preston and the North West.

We’re here every step of the way to get you the maximum amount of compensation for your injury at work and to recover any financial losses you’ve suffered, as quickly as possible.

PHC Law has an impressive claims success rate of 98%, which reflects the level of skill and expertise our accident claim solicitors have.

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