Farm are among the most dangerous of work places in Ireland and farming accidents are one of the most common experienced in this country. Many people are in a position for claim compensation for farm accidents if you suffered a farm accident injury due to the negligence of somebody who owed you a duty of care.
What this means is that a duty of care is owed to you while you are working on, or visiting, a farm. In order to give yourself the best possible chance of being successful in you farming accidents compensation claim you should consult with a legal expert familiar with making personal injury compensation claims once you have attended to any injuries that you have suffered. A legal expert you provide you with unbiased and correct legal advice to guide you through this process.
They will examine if there may have been some contributory negligence in the farm accident that you suffered. This means that, through your action, you may have contributed to your accident or suffering or exacerbated the incident in some way. If this is found to be the case you will be assigned a percentage of the accident that you are to blame for and this will affect the overall amount of farm accident compensation that you will be awarded.
The first thing that you should do after suffering a farm accident is tend to your own health by going to your nearest accident and emergency department or your family doctor. Along with ensuring that you are have your injuries dealt with the medical notes taken during your appointment will form part of the evidence necessary for you to submit a claim for personal injury compensation.
Once your injuries have be treated and you are on the road to recovery you should speak to a solicitor experienced in dealing with farm accident compensation claims. A solicitor will be able to provide you with impartial advice regarding you claims. They will be able to advise you if it is in your best interests to accept an offer of early compensation from an insurance company.