A claim for compensation can arise from numerous types of accidents. The following are just some of the types of accidents which could give rise to a claim if you are injured and someone else was fully or even partly to blame.
Your employer is under a duty to provide a safe workplace, a safe system of work, adequate materials and equipment, competent work colleagues, training and supervision. There are Health and Safety Regulations which impose duties on your employers in a number of areas to help ensure a safe working environment and if your employer breaches their duties towards you, then you may have a claim for compensation. Read more.
This can be a claim that arises when you have been injured in a road traffic accident that involves a motor vehicle and you are not at fault. It could be a claim by the driver of a motor vehicle, a passenger in a motor vehicle (including a claim against the driver of the vehicle in which he or she was a passenger). It can also include a claim by an injured cyclist, motor cyclist or pedestrian. Read more
These claims arise out of accidents occurring on public property and can include the following:
The Consumer Protection Act 1987 states that whenever a product is sold to consumers it must be safe for its intended use. You may have sustained injuries as a result of using a defective or dangerous product, for example:
This type of claim can arise if you have had an accident or developed an illness whilst on holiday either in the UK or abroad. If your accident occurred whilst you were on holiday abroad, if your holiday is classed as a Package holiday in accordance with the regulations you may still have a claim in UK Law.
This type of claim can arise if you have been injured by an animal. For example you may have:
You may have suffered injuries or diseases as a result of being exposed to hazardous substances, for example carbon monoxide poisoning whilst living in rented property.
If you have sustained an injury due to the negligence or fault of someone else a claim for compensation may arise and can include many claims that do not fall under the categories listed above. For example:
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