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Are You Eligible To Make A Work Accident Claim?

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Are You Eligible To Make A Work Accident Claim?

No matter what precautions are put in place, accidents at work can and do happen under varying circumstances. Injuries caused by these work accidents can range in severity from minor lacerations and sprains to broken bones, amputations, severe burns and sometimes sadly, even fatalities.

If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident at work and you suffer from a workplace injury, you may be able to file a work accident claim for compensation.

Can I Claim For An Accident At Work?

In the U.K., employers and business owners are legally responsible for the welfare and safety of their staff and any visitors to their premises. The legal clause states that all businesses must Accident at work claimcompulsorily hold insurance (Employers Liability Insurance) and conform to Health & Safety regulations to ensure that they meet those guidelines. If you feel that your employer failed to meet their responsibilities and negligence has led to you being injured in an accident at work, you can claim compensation by filing a work accident claim. If your claim for a work injury is successful the compensation would be paid from the employers liability insurance.

In certain circumstances, even if you contributed to your own accident at work, you may still be able to claim injury compensation if your employer is deemed to have been the main instigator of your injury.

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