Accident at work

Accident at Work

If you are involved in an accident at work and are injured because of the negligence of your employer, you may be entitled to compensation which seeks to recover compensation for your injuries, including any losses incurred due to the injury.

Your employer has a duty of care to their employees, they legally must ensure a safe and hygienic environment for you. This includes making sure employees have adequate training, are provided with the proper equipment and machinery to carry out their duties and ensure risks are assessed.

Can I make a work injury claim?

There are 3 questions to ask yourself to see if you could make a personal injury claim:

  • Were you injured because of the accident?
  • Was the accident due to the negligence of your employer?
  • Did the accident occur in the last three years?

The best way to know if you have a case is to get in touch with our team and describe what happened, your injuries, and the impact they have had on your life.

What are the most common workplace accidents?

In Scotland, there are around 41,000 non-fatal injuries per year. Although Construction and Agriculture are among the most common sectors for workplace accidents, these can occur in any industry.

The most common workplace accidents include:

  • Slips, trips, or falls
  • Manual handling and lifting
  • Contact with moving machinery
  • Hazardous substances
  • Unsafe work equipment

Gildeas Solicitors have offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh and specialise in personal injury cases, including accidents at work.

We go the extra mile for our clients by providing services such as roadside assistance, vehicle repairs, and hire vehicles.

Customer satisfaction is our top priority. According to customer reviews , among civil law firms with over 200 reviews, we proudly hold the second highest rating in Glasgow. We currently have a stellar rating of 4.9 on Reviews Io and 4.7 on Google [May 2023].

If you require any assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our dedicated New Claims team at 0141 331 6070.

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