Manual Handling Injuries, Back Injuries, Back Pain or Hurt Yourself Lifting Heavy Items?
Anyone who is responsible for lifting or moving heavy loads as part of their job description is at risk of sustaining manual handling injury at work. Manual handling injuries refer to any injury caused by incorrect handling, transporting or supporting of a load, and can include back and shoulder injuries, hernias and strains, as well as damage to the arms, hands and upper body. Usually caused by heavy lifting, manual handling injuries can also arise from dealing with unstable loads.
Manual handling accidents account for around 40% of all workplace accidents and our team of specialist solicitors have years of dealing with this type of accident.
Are you eligible to make a personal injury claim?
We believe that anybody who has suffered a manual handling injury in their workplace should look to pursue a claim. We will be able to provide a free initial assessment and discuss your injury and whether you could make a claim for compensation. You’ll speak to a friendly solicitor rather than a call centre and we operate on a No Win, No Fee basis, meaning that if you’re unsuccessful in your pursuit of compensation you don’t have to pay a penny.
How much could you claim?
All claims are different and there is no way of predicting how much your case could be worth until we find out more details about the injury you or your loved one have received. But our specially trained personal injury solicitors will ensure they take every possible cost into account when negotiating your claim. Some of these include:
- Loss of earnings from time off work
- Future loss of earnings due to halted career progression
- The care you gave received
- Adaptations that may need to be made to your property or vehicle
- Travel expenses
- Treatment costs
As well as many other expenses that can be claimed back and we offer and no win no fee agreement you don’t need to worry about you being left out of pocket.
Can you make a personal injury claim?
The team at Injury Lawyers UK has many years’ experience in providing effective legal advice for those seeking to make a personal injury claim. We work to determine whether there is any liability or negligence on behalf of your employer, and will support you in pursuing any potential compensation to which you are entitled.
Talk to injury lawyers uk today
If you’ve suffered an injury in the workplace and wish to pursue a claim for compensation, contact the team at Injury Lawyers UK today. We’ll provide a thorough assessment of your situation and help you in achieving the compensation you deserve.
Contact us on 0800 285 1411 or submit an online enquiry form and we’ll be in touch