Back Injury At Work Claim
Expert personal injury lawyers for your back injury at work claim.
If you have suffered a back injury at work that wasn’t your fault you could be entitled to compensation. We understand that claiming against your employer can be daunting. Our specialist accident at work solicitors are here to help you get your life back on track during what is likely to be a stressful and emotional time.
As experts in back injury at work compensation claims, we can help you access the support you need including medical treatment and rehabilitation.
We pride ourselves on providing a sensitive and supportive service and understand that winning compensation is often just part of the journey.
Our personal injury lawyers are APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) accredited specialists, which demonstrates our knowledge and experience in this complex area of the law. We have strong relationships with leading medical professionals and experts, so we can give you the very best advice about your back injury at work claim.
Suffering a back injury at work
You have the right to safety within your workplace and with many Health and Safety laws and Regulations in place in the UK, workplace accidents should be a rare occurrence. However if you have suffered a back injury at work it is important that you seek professional legal advice as soon as possible.
A back injury at work is often caused by using equipment incorrectly or not following manual handling guidance. They can also be caused by falls, slips and trips or being hit by a falling object. Although each injury is different some can be serious and result in a spinal injury or other long term issue.
When you start a new job, you should be given training to ensure you can carry out your work safely. This training should be repeated at regular intervals. If this training is not provided for you and you suffer an injury at work, you may be entitled to claim back injury at work compensation.
Our experienced personal injury lawyers will make sure that your back injury is fully assessed by a trained medical professional to ensure that you are claiming the full amount of compensation that you are entitled to.
Claiming compensation for a back injury at work
If you have suffered a back injury at work in an accident that wasn’t your fault you may be able to claim compensation. We can also help you claim for any loss of earnings you may have incurred if you were unable to work due to your back injury.
Our dedicated personal injury lawyers can talk through your situation with you over the phone, or face to face if you prefer. We can provide you with some initial free advice to help you decide if you wish to proceed with making a back injury at work compensation claim.
We understand that you may be anxious about claiming against your employer and will ensure you are aware of any repercussions which may arise as a result helping you make an informed decision about pursuing your back injury at work claim.
Most employers will have Employers’ Liability Insurance to cover any compensation which may be awarded to you.
We understand that winning compensation for your back injury at work can make things easier with some injuries requiring people to take time off work, travel for treatment or make alternations in their homes. Our dedicated team will do everything they can to ensure your life can return to normal as soon as possible.
No win no fee
Your back injury at work claim may be eligible for a no win no fee funding agreement, which means:
- If you win your case your opponent will pay the majority of your legal costs. Any legal costs not paid by your opponent and the lawyer’s success fee will be deducted from the compensation that you receive.
- If you lose your case, you won’t pay anything.
How long do I have to make a back injury at work claim?
You usually have three years from the date of the injury or knowing about your injury, to pursue a claim. There are some exceptions, which we can advise you on.
Speak to us as soon as you can, so our personal injury lawyers can start helping you through the process of claiming compensation and getting any other support you need.
How much compensation could I receive from a back injury at work claim?
Every injury is different, so it is important to get expert advice from lawyers who really understand the unique nature of each personal injury claim.
The amount you can claim will depend on a number of factors, such as the severity of your injury, as well as any financial losses you have suffered or lifestyle changes you have made as a result. Our specialist personal injury solicitors have the experience to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.