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Accident at Work

Everyone has a right to be safe at work and your employer has a duty to take reasonable care for your safety while you are there. Wherever you work, you should not be exposed to an unreasonable risk of injury.

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Accident at work claims can cover many different types of accident, from injuries due to trips, office accidents, faulty machinery or poor training through to work-related diseases, such as asbestosis, that can develop years after the employment has ended. It may also include contracting Covid at work. 

If you have been injured at work, whether you work in construction or retail, outdoors or in an office, or you or a member of your family is suffering from a work-related disease, you may be able to claim compensation. 

How can Thorntons help?

We  understand  that an personal injury at work can cause serious disturbance  to your life.  You  may  not  be  able  to  return  to  work  for  a  period  of  time, you  may  have  to  change  your career,  or  you  and  your  family  may struggle  financially.  We  want  to  help  you.  We  are  specialist Personal Injury Solicitors and will guide you through the claim process.

Our Personal Injury team are very experienced in all types of personal injury claims and would be happy  to  discuss your potential  accident at work  claim with  you.  

You can start your workplace injury claim today by calling us free on 0800 731 8434  and speak to a specialist injury lawyer or  complete  our enquiry form.  We  will talk through your situation,  answer  any  questions  you  may  have  and  advise you  if  you can  make  a  personal injury compensation claim. Our discussion will be confidential and you are under no obligation to make  a  work  accident claim.  You  can  also  take  a  look  at  our Accident at Work Compensation Calculator to find out how much compensation you may be entitled to for your work-related accident.