Electrical Injury Claims
Regardless of your profession, it’s almost certain that you will be exposed to some form of electrical appliance throughout your working day. Whether it’s the case of working with electrical wiring or simply boiling a kettle in the office canteen, the risks of faulty wiring and electrical shocks are all-too real, and can be all-too severe. Electrical shock can prove fatal, so ensuring that a workplace is safe for employees is a responsibility that employers can’t ignore.
At Injury Lawyers UK, we know how important it is to be able to return to work after suffering an injury related to an electrical accident. However, we also know that it takes time to recover and you may well wish to leave your employer to work elsewhere. In the meantime, the electrical accident suffered may result in a loss of income for you and your family. That’s why we work with those unfortunate enough to have suffered in the workplace in seeking the compensation they deserve.
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Electrical accidents in the workplace
Among the most common electrical accidents witnessed in the workplace, those with daily exposure to faulty wiring are, as you might expect, at most risk. Electrical companies, building sites, and industrial environments are all workplaces where potential accidents might occur. As such, such accidents as the following are all potential risks:
- Failure to turn off electricity during maintenance work
- Exposure to faulty wiring
- Improperly grounded appliances
- Faulty equipment
- Unsatisfactory Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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 I make a Personal Injury claim?
Depending on the nature of your electrical accident and the level of safety provided by your employer, making a claim for electrical accidents should be discussed with legal experts. 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.
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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 today or submit an online enquiry form and we’ll be in touch