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Accidents at work

Accidents at work

By law, your employers have to protect your health, safety and welfare at work. Find out what you can do if you think they have failed.

Armed forces accidents

Armed forces accidents

Serving in the armed forces, by its very nature, brings risk of injury. Yet armed forces personnel have a right to proper protection and redress if they are injured in the line of the duty.

Brain injuries

Brain injuries

There are many causes of brain injuries and the effects can range from mild to severe. Symptoms may impact your physical ability to function, your behaviour and emotions and your cognitive abilities, such as memory, concentration or language skills.

Cycling accidents

Cycling accidents

Whether it is to combat rising transport costs, for fitness or just for fun, the increase in cyclists is everywhere to see. Yet sharing the roads with vehicles more powerful and better protected than you can sometimes lead to accidents.

Farming accidents

Farming accidents

Almost one person a week has been killed as a direct result of agricultural work in the last ten years and many more have been seriously injured or made ill by their work, according to government data. Those working on farms have a right to return home from work safe and sound.

Holiday accidents

Holiday accidents

Making a holiday accident claim can be more tricky than other types of claim. Compensation claims for accidents which happened whilst on holiday are usually subject to the law of the country where the accident occurred.

Industrial disease

Industrial disease

Sometimes referred to as occupational disease, this type of disease usually relates to any ailment, injury or illness suffered as a result of your work. There are many different types of industrial diseases you can develop after being exposed to hazardous substances or dangerous conditions at work.

Medical negligence

Medical negligence

All medical professionals have a ‘duty of care’ to their patients but sometimes things can go wrong. If you think you’ve been the victim of negligence by a medical professional you will need to prove that they failed in their duty of care.

Motorbike accidents

Motorbike accidents

It’s not just other drivers who cause motorbike accidents, motorbike riders are also at risk of accidents due to the dangers posed by potholes, spillages and debris on roads and by poor road design.

Occupiers liability

Occupiers liability

A property owner has a duty of care to protect all visitors entering their property. If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, you may be able to make a claim.

Professional Negligence

Professional Negligence

If you think you’ve been let down by a professional that you approached for advice on a technical, legal or financial matter, you may be the victim of professional negligence.

Public liability

Public liability

If you’ve been injured on someone else’s property, the property owner/manager should have insurance to cover against this and you may be able to make a claim.

Road traffic accidents

Road traffic accidents

If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a road traffic accident, either as a driver or as a passenger, you may be able to make a claim for any injury you have suffered.