Work Accident Claim Solicitors in Dundee

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If you have suffered injury in a workplace incident, you could be entitled to compensation for your pain, injury, loss of earnings, expenses and more. Thompsons work accident claims solicitors in Dundee can offer you authoritative and experienced legal advice and representation as well as help with support and rehabilitation both during and after the claims process.

Whether you sustained injury as an employee, a contractor or a visitor to the site where your accident occurred, our workplace claim solicitors in Dundee can help you ensure that your full legal rights are recognised and that those responsible for your injuries are held to account.

For information about claiming with us and how we can represent you on a No Win, No Fee basis, call 0800 0891 331 to be connected to our Dundee office today.

You are owed a duty of care

Whether the incident occurred as a result of carelessness, recklessness or some other form of negligence, employers and site managers owe all workers and visitors a duty of care. Our solicitors have helped clients from all over Dundee and the Firth of Tay claim for a range of incidents, including those related to the following:

  • Failure to provide Personal Protective Equipment
  • Faulty equipment
  • Inadequate training
  • Unsafe working environment

Of course, employers cannot prevent every accident. However, they do have a duty to take all reasonable steps to prevent accidents from occurring. This includes meeting legal and statutory obligations, providing risk assessments, and implementing a range of protections and preventative measures.

The most common work accidents

According to the Health and Safety Executive, Scotland has some of the UK's highest rates for serious and fatal work accident injuries, with rates of minor and moderate injuries mostly comparable to the national average.

Some of the most common Dundee work accidents include the following:

  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Construction site accidents
  • Falls from height – e.g. those involving scaffolds or ladders
  • Accidents involving machinery
  • Exposure to dangerous chemicals and other substances
  • Manual handling injuries
  • Forklift accidents
  • Accidents involving inadequately maintained machinery

However, it is worth remembering that there are also a significant number of compensable accidents that occur outside of the most hazardous settings. For example, although environments like schools, hospitals and offices are not thought of as dangerous places, accidents can and do occur. Whatever your workplace or nature of your accident, if another party's negligence was a factor, you may well be entitled to compensation.

Work accident claims Dundee

Thompsons solicitors are a nationally respected firm. We only represent claimants – it is against our philosophy to work for insurers or to defend big businesses. We believe in giving the working person the best possible chance of justice and are proud that we win over 90% of our court cases.

If you would like more information about making a work accident in Dundee, call 0800 0891 331 to speak to our team today.

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