Compensation for injuries caused by poor fleet vehicle maintenance

One of the perks of working for a business that has fleet vehicle insurance is that you get to use a company car; a useful asset to anyone in the bustling 21st Century where getting from A to B quickly is vital conducting business. As an employee it is important that your safety is upheld while using a company vehicle, which is why they are regularly checked for maintenance for your benefit. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case and you could end up becoming the victim of negligence, so making a claim for compensation could be your best option.

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If your health has been put at risk as a result of poor fleet vehicle maintenance it is within your rights to make a claim for compensation, which could help you throughout the process. There is a lot of room for a serious injury to occur in a poorly maintained vehicle and this affects you then you shouldn’t have to suffer in silence.

Where might I be able to make a claim?

If you are injured while using a company car that has been poorly maintained, then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. Some examples of where you may wish to make a claim include:

·         Claims as result of poor fleet vehicle maintenance

·         Claims if you are involved in a car crash

·         Claims against a negligent mechanic

·         Claims against a negligent driver

·         Claims if you have been injured as a result of a faulty vehicle

Who might you look to make a claim against?

Obtaining an injury while in work can be a very traumatic situation, especially if you have had in incident which involved a poorly maintained fleet vehicle as the consequences could be even greater. In an event such as this, you could be eligible to make a claim against anyone whose negligence has put your health at risk. This could range from a number of people, including a company mechanic who hasn’t maintained the safety of the vehicle, or even a negligent driver whose actions may have resulted in you becoming injured. The effects of this can be very costly to both your health and finances, which is why making a claim could help[ you.

Can working with Manners Pimblett help throughout my claim?

If you believe that you have been the victim of negligence and are looking to make a claim for compensation, then you will understand how difficult a process it can be. It can be easy to get confused with the linguistics and this could result in you failing in your claim, which is why seeking the help of professionals could benefit you – that’s where the team at Manners Pimblett come in. Our team of industry-leading experts have a wealth of experience in situations such as this, and they can work closely with you to ensure that your case is a successful one.

For more information on how Manners Pimblett can help you, simply contact one of our qualified team members today on 0845 077 0772. 

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