Claiming compensation for an acquired brain injury in the workplace

In terms of severity, suffering a brain injury is possibly one of the most dangerous incidents that you could encounter in the workplace and if you are unfortunate enough to have this happen to you then you will understand how painful and life-changing it can be. Under the Health and Safety Act it is the responsibility of your employees to ensure that you are protected in the workplace and this means that they should identify and eliminate all possible hazards. If you feel this has not been the case however and you have suffered as a result, then making a claim for compensation could be the best way to get you back on your feet.

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Where might I look to make a claim?

If you have tripped in the workplace and have been left needing hospital treatment, then you could look to seek compensation. There are a number of circumstances where a claim could be made, including:

·         Claims if you have been left with permanent damage

·         Claims if you have fallen from a height

·         Claims if you have been struck by a falling object

·         Claims if the incorrect safety precautions were put in place

·         Claims if there were no signposts in the vicinity

Who could be at fault in this situation?

Suffering a brain injury in the workplace is a very severe case and as such you could be entitled to a large some of compensation if you can prove your case in court. If you find that you have been left with brain damage in the workplace then you would look to make a claim against your employer. It is their responsibility to provide you with safe working conditions and if you believe that they have been negligent in this role and your health has been put at risk as a result, then you could look to seek compensation from them.

How can Manners Pimblett help with my claim?

If you have been left suffering with a brain injury in the workplace that was through no fault of your own, then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. Claims of this nature are very serious and need to be dealt with as such, which is why the team here at Manners Pimblett will do our utmost to ensure that you receive what you are entitled to. We have some of the brightest legal advisors in the industry at our disposal with a wealth of knowledge and expertise, all of which will help make your case run as smoothly as possible.

For more information on how Manners Pimblett can help you, simply call us today on 0845 077 0772 to check what services we have available.


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