Machinery that is used in the workplace should be safe for employees to work with, but that is not always the case. A significant risk of injury is presented if machines are not maintained correctly, if safety equipment isn't in place or if machine operators are not provided with sufficient training.
for no obligation advice on making a claim.
We are experts in securing compensation for clients who have suffered injuries in the workplace due to an accident that wasn't their fault.
Injuries in the workplace can involve a variety of machinery from saws, lathes and presses to more common office equipment. Generally machinery accidents result from:
All employers have a responsibility to ensure that Health and Safety training is given to all their staff, and if a role involves working with machinery then specific training and protective safety equipment should also be provided.
If any of these were not in place and you’ve been injured by whilst working with machinery, then you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim.
Spencers Solicitors have successfully helped thousands of clients secure compensation for workplace machine injuries. Your claim will be allocated to an experienced personal injury lawyer who will establish a unique understanding of your circumstances and needs.
Employees can also be worried about how a personal injury claim could effect their day to day employment, but this shouldn't be of concern. All employers should have insurance in place to cover any accident or injury that occurs on their property. So any injury compensation claim would be made against this insurance policy and have no effect on your employment.
We want to help you overcome the injuries and difficulties you face by making a comprehensive machinery injury compensation claim on your behalf.
Call us direct on 08000 93 00 94 to discuss your claim with one of our advisors, or complete an Online Claim Enquiry and we'll call you back. If you're worried about legal fees, don't be. Claims are normally dealt with under a no win no fee arrangement, so if your claim doesn't succeed you won't pay for our work.
Manual handling accidents are one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace. Any employee whose job involves lifting or manual handling of any kind is potentially at risk of a lifting injury.
Having an amputation is a traumatic life-changing event, and has a severe impact on the injured person and their family with the potential loss of employment as well as major lifestyle changes.