Burn Injury At Work Compensation
Your personal injury lawyers for burn injury at work compensation.
If you have suffered a burn injury at work that wasn’t your fault you could be entitled to compensation. We understand that claiming against your employer can be daunting and that recovering from a burn injury accident at work can be stressful and emotional. We can provide you with a specialist personal injury lawyer to help you get your life back on track.
As experts in burn 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 burn injury at work claim.
Suffering a burn injury at work
You have the right to safety in your workplace. 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 burn injury at work it is important that you seek professional legal advice as soon as possible.
Burn injuries at work are usually chemical burns, caused by corrosive substances such as acids, solvents or bases; electrical burns, acquired from faulty equipment or by coming into contact with electrified water; or burns caused by extreme heat, inflicted when touching hot pipes, engines or heated tools.
If you have suffered at burn injury at work it is important to ensure the injury is immediately reported to your superiors and that any evidence which may help your burn injury at work compensation claim, such as witness statements or pictures, is collected.
Burns can vary considerably in severity and result in injuries from minor redness, blistering and discomfort to damage of the muscle, bone or nerves, and can sadly can even be fatal. There is also a high risk of injection from burns, which can unfortunately lead to future complications.
Our experienced personal injury lawyers will make sure that your burn 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 burn injury at work compensation
If you have been burned at work in an accident that wasn’t your fault you may be able to claim burn injury at work 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 burn 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 burn 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 burn 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 burn 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 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 burn injury at work compensation 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 burn 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.