Claiming compensation for sheet glass injuries

If you are unfortunate enough to suffer an injury at work as a result of sheet glass then you could be eligible to seek out compensation. It is the duty of your manager to ensure that all employees have adequate safety equipment to protect them in instances such as this and if you believe this isn’t the case then you could look to make a claim for negligence.

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Sheet glass is very fragile and if it is dropped it can shatter and become a very serious issue, leaving you with repercussions for your health. Some common examples of injuries that you could receive as a result consist of lacerations, loss of limbs and even death in some instances, so it is important that the correct precautions are taken to ensure your safety.

In what situation might a claim be made?

If you are injured as a result of sheet glass, then not only can it be quite painful, but you could also be eligible to claim for compensation. There are several instances where you could look to make a claim from this situation, including:

·         Claims against a failure to provide adequate safety equipment

·         Claims if you are injured as a result of unsecured sheet glass

·         Claims if you are injured as a result of falling sheet glass

·         Claims if you have lost a limb as a result of falling/broken sheet glass

·         Failure to provide adequate safety equipment such as gloves, goggles and overalls

Who might I be able to make a claim against?

Sheet glass can be very big and very heavy, so if it was to be left unsecure and you became injures as a result of it, then you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. It is imperative that heavy and fragile equipment such as this is properly secured and safe, something that is the responsibility of the site manager. If you believe that they have failed in this duty, then you could make a claim against them for putting your health at risk. Making a claim could be your best option after suffering an injury in the workplace, as it could help you with your medical fees and also help you recoup any income you have missed out on.

Can the team at Manners Pimblett help me with my case?

If you are looking to make a claim for negligence then it is important that you understand the process, because if you cannot grasp the basics then you won’t be successful. Making a claim can be quite a stressful process, especially if you are suffering from traumatic episodes after your injury, so seeking the help of a professional could be your best option. The team here at Manners Pimblett will work alongside you every step of the way to ensure that you get what you deserve, as we will ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

If you are unsure about how this works, then speak to one of our advisors at Manners Pimblett today to find out on 0845 077 0772. 


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