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Accidents At Work

Accident at work claims include the broad range of accidents that can occur at your place of work. This could be an accident at a factory or an accident at an office or any other workplace accident.

At Watkins & Gunn, we are highly experienced in helping you to negotiate a personal injury claim to seek the justice you deserve and help you to fund your case.

Accidents at work commonly involve accidents caused by:

  • Defective machinery or dangerous machinery
  • Slips or trips on debris or a wet or dangerous surface
  • Injuries caused by lifting or manual handling
  • Exposure to harmful and dangerous chemicals or substances
  • Exposure to extreme and unlawful noise levels over time
  • Falls from height
  • Repetitive strain injuries

All manner of injuries can be caused by workplace accident, ranging from a serious head injury or losing a limb to fractures, burns and soft tissue bruising and cancer.

If you have sustained a personal injury as a result of an accident in the workplace then you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Contact us today to safeguard your access to justice in time.

Why choose Watkins & Gunn?

We’re proud of our ability to attract and retain specialist lawyers who offer truly excellent legal advice and first class, down-to-earth support for our clients at a time when we know you might feel incredibly vulnerable, distrustful of professionals and may also be very unwell during a legal process.

Our lawyers are given the time to let them do their job – be a strong legal advisor and support for you, to communicate clearly and to ensure they find the best supporting experts to strengthen and fight your case in order to seek justice, redress and to help ensure a quality of life going forwards.

Our specialist and highly regarded lawyers are committed to:

  • Creating the right legal solution for you
  • Providing jargon-free legal advice to ensure you understand your position and your case
  • Being discrete, available and proactive
  • To stand firm alongside you, without losing our approachability and ability to get the result you need
  • To be consistent, clear and transparent on fees
What can you claim?
You can claim compensation for the actual injury (general damages) caused as a result of the accident or negligent medical treatment and can also claim any out of pocket expenses (special damages) as a result. These can include your loss of earnings, medical expenses and any care and wellbeing needs that you have received or will need in the future from a professional carer or family members.
How can you fund your claim?
We will assess your claim at an initial free interview at one of our offices or if you prefer at your home or at hospital. At that interview we will explain the options to fund your claim, which include the possibility of legal aid, legal expenses insurance via your home contents insurance policy, or a No win, No fee agreement.

Speak to our highly experienced lawyers today. We’ll present your legal position clearly and offer you jargon-free advice without any hidden costs.

Contact us today to see how we can help you.