Warehouse accidents are unfortunately part and parcel of the job and can happen to absolutely anyone, so it is essential you understand more about making a warehouse accident compensation claim.
If you suffer an injury while at work, you could be eligible for warehouse accidents compensation which will go a long way towards helping you financially while you rehabilitate.
Common Warehouse Accident Compensation Claims
In a warehouse, there is always the possibility of injury during the manual handling of goods with stocking shelves a common cause of harm. It is up to the employer to ensure that the workplace meets all health and safety standards because around half of warehouse accidents occur due to trips or falls which can be caused by careless work practices. A supervisor should be on hand to ensure that employees are not forced to work in dangerous conditions.
Making an accident claim
Claiming warehouse accidents compensation is problematic for many people because they do not wish to sour relations with their company or boss. This is why you should phone our solicitors to get expert legal advice on your potential compensation claim. It is important that you realise you are protected by employment law when making a warehouse accidents claim. Also, your company will not suffer financially as long as they have the requisite insurance policy in place.
When making a warehouse accidents claim, it is necessary to prove that you have suffered either physical or psychological injury during the course of your employment. Warehouse accidents do not always come directly from negligent actions on the part of your company. If there is any instance where your company failed to meet safety regulations which resulted in your injury then our solicitors will discover it and come to your aid.
Employment Status at the time of the Accident
You will need legal advice to find out if you were employed by the defendant at the time of your accident. While this may seem like a basic step, it is often the case where the plaintiff discovers that there were not actually employed by the company at all. This usually occurs when someone is self employed or working as a contractor. However, you could still make a claim for warehouse accidents compensation against other parties such as the owners of the building in which you were working.
When you contact us, you will be given expert information on everything related to your warehouse accidents claim. Simply call our legal claims advice helpline or else fill in our call back form.
What can I expect?
When you call us, you will be put through to a solicitor who is very experienced in dealing with warehouse accidents and all forms of personal injury* claims.
We will listen to you as you tell us about your accident in complete confidence.
We can normally tell you quickly if your claim is worth pursuing, the likelihood of your succeeding, and what will be involved in the claims process, including how long it usually takes.
We can also tell you the general level of compensation for your warehouse accident injury, and if there are likely to be any costs involved.
The result of the call is advice about what you should consider doing next.
Right now, the easiest next step is to call our advice line without obligation.
If you cannot speak to us now, simply fill in the contact form to request a call from us at any time that is convenient for you.