Accidents and injury at work

Accidents and injuries at work are more common than many people think. If you have been injured at work and it wasn’t your fault, our expert injury claims solicitors can help you get the justice you deserve.

You don’t have to work on a building site to face hazards and dangers. Whether you work inside an office, outdoors on a construction site or in a shop, accidents at work are a sadly regularly occurrence.

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What does compensation cover

If you have been injured while you were at work and your accident could have been prevented by your employer, you may be able to claim compensation. The money you’re awarded compensates you for your pain, suffering and financial losses occurred as a result from the accident.

Our highly experienced personal injury solicitors are here for you from start to finish, so don’t hesitate and get in touch today.

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Claiming compensation for your injury

If you have suffered an injury at work that could have been prevented, we’re here to help you put things right. To get started, simply call us or request a call-back. One of our expert legal advisors will take you through your options and assess your right to claim.

We will be by your side throughout the entire claims process and keep you fully informed of your options and progress every step of the way.

We promise that we will provide you with the safety, security, and respect that your employer didn’t give you.

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How we get you the compensation you deserve

As experienced personal injury solicitors we have a firm knowledge of your rights as an employee.

Find out if you are eligible to put forward an accidents and injury at work claim and why AWH Solicitors are best equipped to lead your case.

We have an excellent record successfully handling personal injury claims for accidents at work. All of which are handled on a no win, no fee basis.

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Claiming compensation

Have you suffered a preventable injury at work? If so, you may be entitled to compensation.

An accident at work can result in injuries which at best cause minor disruption. At worst they can be life-altering or even fatal. 

What will compensation cover?

Financial compensation for your injury doesn’t just cover the physical harm to your body. A number of other factors could influence your compensation pay out too, such as:

  • Emotional trauma
  • Care and support, whether you are paying or receiving free care from family/friends
  • Loss of earnings from time off work
  • Future loss of income
  • Costs for any home or car adaptations
  • Changes to your working ability

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Common accidents and injuries at work

Of course, there are some industries in which employees are at greater risk than others.

In an office environment the heaviest machinery you’re likely to encounter will be printers and large staplers. On a construction site, however, you will be confronted with a whole host of potentially dangerous equipment.

Whatever the extent or type of potential dangers in your workplace, the attention your employer must pay to health and safety regulations is identical.

Here are some of the most common sectors for which we process accident and injury at work claims:

  • Accidents while working in an office
  • Accidents in a warehouse or factory
  • Accidents on industrial sites
  • Accidents on construction sites
  • Agricultural accidents

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What causes accidents at work

In general, accidents are caused by a lack of training, preventable hazards and faulty or poorly maintained machinery.

Some accidents are site-specific, such as those caused by the kind of dangerous machinery you find in factories and construction sites. Other injuries are often a result of slips, trips and falls.

In these cases, it may feel like the workplace accident was your own fault. You must remember, though, your employer has a duty of care which includes managing and removing hazards.

If you were injured lifting or carrying something because your employer didn’t give you the proper training, then you were the victim of their negligence. You should therefore be given the legal support and compensation you deserve.

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A dedicated team of personal injury solicitors

If you have been involved in an accident at work, you may have been left feeling helpless.

Get in touch with one of our committed solicitors to find out how we can take your accident and injury at work claim and turn it into justice. Call us or request a call back for a time that suits you.

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Our Fees

AWH Solicitors supports clients with their personal injury claims on a no-win, no-fee basis. This means that as a client, you won’t put yourself at any financial risk.

If your case isn’t successful you don’t pay a penny.

We promise that our clients will never come across any hidden costs when filing personal injury claims.

Full transparency at all times

We aspire to be completely transparent on pricing from the beginning, so none of our clients will ever be surprised at the end of the process.

Furthermore, we believe advice and support from our team of solicitors should be affordable to those in need.

No-win, no-fee and legal expenses

Our no-win, no-fee solicitors in Manchester regularly assess the prospects of winning your case at all stages of your claim.

If we are able to offer you a Conditional Fee Agreement for your claim, you will not have to pay our legal costs, however, if you lose your claim you may have to pay your opponent’s legal costs.

Legal expenses insurance, which is often provided with some motor insurance policies, can be used to pay your opponent’s legal fees. To protect you, we take out a legal expenses insurance policy for you when taking on your no-win, no-fee claim, if you do not already have a policy.

Disbursements for legal costs

If you win, your opponent will pay the majority of your legal costs and disbursements.

Any legal costs which are not paid by your opponent may be deducted from your compensation. However, you will not pay anything if your claim is unsuccessful and not until it has come to the end.

Our Promise to You

  • Friendly, personal legal services Friendly, personal legal services

    We promise that our approachable solicitors will provide you with a genuinely personal service that puts your needs first. Our team of experts are always on hand to give you support when you need it.

  • Award-winning service in our fields of expertise Award-winning service in our fields of expertise

    We pride ourselves in offering the highest standards of service across each of our legal departments. Regardless of your situation, we promise to provide you with the very best legal advice.

  • Advice tailored to your needs Advice tailored to your needs

    We promise to listen to your needs and offer the right guidance for your situation.

    There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ solution in any area of the law. Every case requires a tailored approach and you deserve a solicitor who understands this.

  • Outstanding customer service and care Outstanding customer service and care

    Our excellent reputation is built on our exceptional level of client care.

    Every case is handled with the highest level of respect and many of our clients go on to recommend us after building an invaluable relationship with our solicitors.

  • Transparent fees and processes Transparent fees and processes

    Transparency is very important to us. We promise to provide you with total Transparencyrency on fees, so you know exactly what you are paying for. We’ll also make sure you’re kept updated on the progress of your case every step of the way.

  • Approachable and friendly solicitors

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