Head Injury At Work Claim
Specialist lawyers for your head injury at work claim.
If you have suffered a head 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 recovering from a head injury is a stressful and emotional time. Our specialist solicitors are here to help you get your life back on track.
As experts in handling a head injury at work claim, 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 claim.
What happens if you suffer a head 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. If you have suffered a head injury at work it is important that you seek professional legal advice as soon as possible.
Most head injuries can be prevented with the correct personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hard hats, although it is still possible suffer a head injury with the correct PPE or whilst using faulty equipment.
Your employer should alert the Health and Safety Executive who may start an investigation into how the head injury was caused. In some cases there might be a criminal prosecution against your employer. Our personal injury lawyers understand workplace regulations and can discuss this with you helping with any proceedings.
How do I make a head injury at work claim?
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 head injury at work claim.
You may be anxious about claiming against your employer. We will ensure you are aware of any repercussions, helping you to make an informed decision about pursuing your head injury at work claim. It may also help to know that most employers have Employers’ Liability Insurance to cover any compensation which may be awarded to you.
We understand that winning compensation for your head injury 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 for your head and injury at work claim
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 the 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 personal injury 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.