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Loss of eyesight compensation claims

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A claim for loss of eyesight compensation will usually be classed as a serious injury compensation claim, which is what we focus on when it comes to personal injury cases.

Pay-outs and valuations for this type of claim can be substantial. We need to take into account the significant loss of amenity caused to you, as well as financial losses from being unable to work in the same capacity as you previously have (where applicable). It’s our job to prove that you’re entitled to make a claim for compensation and then to maximise the amount you receive using expert evidence.

Read on for more advice about when you can be eligible to make a claim and how we can help you with No Win, No Fee representation.

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Finger tendon injury compensation

Finger tendon injury compensation claims take into account a great deal more than just the pain and suffering of the injury itself.

This kind of injury can completely change a victim’s life; both in a personal and a professional capacity. And when it comes to how we value this type of claim for compensation, we leave no stone unturned.

Here’s a little advice about how we pursue and value this type of claim for compensation, and what you may be able to include as part of a legal case.

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Fallen from height at a building site – advice

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If you’ve fallen from height at a building site, you should know that you can be entitled to make a claim for personal injury compensation on a No Win, No Fee basis.

This can be a common type of accident when it comes to construction sites injuries. It’s something that the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) is hot on when it comes to fines for employers and companies guilty of regulation breaches.

But fines aside, the victim who has fallen can be entitled to damages for any suffering and loss that has taken place, and here’s how we can help you.

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Compensation for forklift truck accidents

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Victims of forklift truck accidents can claim personal injury compensation for any pain, suffering and loss of amenity caused, and claim for losses and expenses too.

It’s a common form of workplace compensation claim, and we’ve helped a lot of people over the years claim damages as a victim of this type of incident. In some cases, the victim can be lucky and escape with minor injuries. However, the force of forklift truck accidents can leave people suffering serious and life-changing injuries.

If you’ve suffered injury and loss from a forklift accident, we may be able to help you.

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Lift accident compensation advice

If you need lift accident compensation advice, The Injury lawyers can help you because we specialise in all areas of personal injury compensation.

Thanks to rigorous health and safety legislation, lift accident compensation claims should be minimal, but when something does go wrong – whether it’s at work, or in a public building – victims can be entitled to claim for personal injury damages caused by injury and loss.

For advice, you should always contact our team for help, but we can give you a little guidance in this article in the meantime.

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Construction worker recovers almost £2,000.00 in compensation after fall from ladder

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Working in construction or manual labour has its obvious risks which is why it’s important to ensure every worker is properly trained to handle equipment and materials safely without putting themselves – or others – at risk.

Risk assessments should be carried out to check if working at a certain height requires a barrier or a harness to stop people from accidentally falling off. Where ladders are needed, staff must be trained and the ladders must be appropriate for the task and safe to use. So, when we were contacted for help after a worker suffered injury due to a fall from a ladder at work, we were only too happy to help
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Work equipment compensation claims

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Under various health and safety rules, your employer must provide a safe working environment for you and all other employees. This includes providing suitable work equipment to assist you to do your job efficiently and safely.

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) covers such equipment at work. Equipment can range from heavy machinery to a desk chair. Using equipment can pose a risk of injury when it isn’t used properly or where it isn’t suitable or is defective. It’s the duty of your employer to prevent this from happening and ensure work equipment is provided to eliminate risks.
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Vicarious liability claims for work injury compensation

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When a claimant suffers personal injury because of someone else’s negligence, they can claim compensation for the injuries and harm suffered as a result of that negligence. But what happens when someone is injured by someone acting in the course of their duty on behalf of a company? i.e. like an employee acting in the course of their employment?

Vicarious liability is a way where an individual’s responsibility and liability can be transferred to their employer if the accident happened during the individual’s course of employment. The defendant’s employer should be insured and have the finances to compensate the claimant, and they can essentially cover the negligence of an employee.
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How do accident at work and public liability claims work?

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In the everyday life, it’s unfortunate – but not uncommon – for accidents at work to happen. If you suffer an injury from an accident in the workplace that was not your fault, you might be eligible for compensation.

Whether the injury has occurred during the course of your employment, or perhaps on public land or in a shop or somewhere else, you have rights, and you can claim for genuine accidents causing injuries as a result.
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Slips, trips and falls at work – when can you claim?

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In the workplace, we’re protected by the law which puts a duty on employers to provide a safe work environment for all employees. The Health and Safety Act 1974 imposes this legal duty because all employees deserve to be protected whilst working.

Unfortunately, workplace injuries are not uncommon.

Slip, trips and falls are extremely common and make up a large percentage of all work-related injuries. There are various other laws that further protect employees by putting rules in place to prevent specific injuries from happening in the first place. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999 requires all employers to assess the workplace for any potential risks.
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