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How long do I have to start a personal injury claim?

For most adults, the time limit for bringing a claim (known as the Limitation Period) is three years from the date of the accident or incident that was the cause of your injuries or illness. The three-year period for children under eighteen does not start until they reach their eighteenth ...

By |2022-11-21T11:35:03+00:00November 21st, 2022||

I was injured at home and can’t work

If you are an employee who works from home and gets injured whilst working at home, you may theoretically be able to bring an accident at work claim against your employer. The business you work for has a common law duty to do all they reasonably can to keep you ...

By |2022-08-17T20:11:55+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I was injured outside of work

If you suffer an injury outside of work and it is unrelated to your work, you have no right to claim compensation from your employer, as it isn't an accident at work. So, whether your injury came whilst playing five a side football with work colleagues in the evening or ...

By |2022-08-17T20:11:15+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I was injured at work and then got fired

If you were injured in an accident at work and then got fired, presumably because you had to take time off work due to your injuries, you would have a strong case under employment law regulations for unfair dismissal. The only exception would be if you were guilty of gross ...

By |2022-08-17T20:10:03+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I had an accident at work but didn’t report it

Many people who have got valid reasons for bringing accident at work claims against their employers, fail to do so because they didn't report the accident at the time it happened, or at all. They think a workplace personal injury claim will automatically fail if it hasn't been reported. They ...

By |2022-08-17T20:08:35+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I had an accident at work, and it was not my fault

These are the steps you should take if you get injured in an accident at work that wasn't your fault: Your priority is to receive medical treatment for the injuries you've suffered, and it's your legal right to get this. The Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 places a ...

By |2022-08-17T20:49:56+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I had a car accident, and my back hurts

If you are involved in a car accident as a driver or a passenger, there is every chance you may suffer an injury in the collision. If you are injured, your priority, even as a driver of one of the vehicles involved in the accident, is to ensure that you ...

By |2022-08-17T20:07:26+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I had a car accident, and it was my fault

If the accident is definitely your fault, then you won't be able to claim compensation from the other party to the accident. Depending on the amount of damage there is to your vehicle, you may decide to pay for your own repairs. Alternatively, you may want to let your insurers ...

By |2022-08-17T20:02:41+01:00August 17th, 2022||

I had a car accident, and it wasn’t my fault

Road users owe each other a duty of care to ensure they take all reasonable care to avoid causing damage to each other. Therefore, if the driver of another road vehicle is careless and collides with your car, they have breached their duty of care to you. If you bring ...

By |2022-08-17T19:13:18+01:00August 17th, 2022||
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