What happens if you claim for a workplace accident?

clip_image002If you have an accident in the workplace that isn’t your fault and could have been avoided, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation, just as you are if you are the victim of an accident anywhere else that isn’t your fault.

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Why are claims for street falls tricky?

Most of us have fallen over on the pavement or in the street before. Usually it is because it has been raining we’ve slipped on some mud, or we’ve not seen the kerb and tripped over it. This can leave us with a bruise or two and perhaps our pride gets hurt, but usually nothing more than that.

Sometimes however, accidents can be more serious than this, and can be caused because of someone else’s failure to do something. Thus, the accident could have been avoided.

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6 things to do if you have a supermarket accident

supermarket cartIf you have an accident in a supermarket, probably the first feeling that you will experience is embarrassment. Slipping and tripping and either falling on your backside or landing face down in front of strangers is a very upsetting experience. Some will probably be kind and try to help you up, but you may also feel conscious that some are laughing at you.

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Cancer and clinical negligence

clip_image002Receiving the news that you or a loved one is suffering from cancer is an earth shattering moment. Despite the great improvements made in treating cancer in recent years, receiving the news that you have cancer still initially leads you to think that you are going to die. It is devastating for both the person suffering and for their family and close friends.

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Claims for medical negligence during surgery

clip_image002As with most medical procedures in the UK, the vast majority of operations are carried out successfully and routinely. However, there are occasions when things go wrong and mistakes are made, whether in the NHS or in private hospitals, clinics and treatment centres.

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Claiming for medical misdiagnosis

clip_image002Medical misdiagnosis is a type of medical or clinical negligence. Medical misdiagnosis means that a medical professional has made a mistake, which can potentially have devastating impacts on people’s lives.

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Claiming after a road traffic accident

clip_image002Whether it’s as a driver of a vehicle, as a passenger or as a pedestrian, there’s a good chance that you’ll be involved in a road traffic accident in some way at some point in your life. If this accident wasn’t your fault then you are entitled to make a claim against those responsible for the damages and injuries you receive as a result.

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