Back injury compensation claims are among the most common in the UK. Research shows that back injuries account for one in five injuries suffered in the workplace. They can be cause by any number of variants and can range in seriousness from a dull throb to crippling pains that sometimes keep people off work indefinitely.
However, one factor remains the same when it comes to back injuries... if you suffer one and it was the fault of someone else, you may be entitled to claim back some compensation for the discomfort you have suffered.
Read on to find out more about back injuries...
Although there are numerous reasons as to why people may experience back pain, some of the most common reasons include:
Yes. Back injuries in the workplace are very common. It is a legal requirement for all employers to ensure their workers are provided with adequate training and facilities to perform their duties to in a safe manner. If you think you have suffered a back injury as a result of negligence on your employer's part, then you could be entitled to compensation.
As part of its overall health and safety risk assessment, your employer is legally obliged to assess the risks that its employees face when handling objects.
Your employers must:
If you feel your employer has not met one or some of these obligations regarding risk assessment, and you believe you have suffered a back injury as a result, you may be entitled to compensation.
No not at all. Back injuries can occur anywhere and at any time. Here At Legal Request we are experts in dealing with all sorts of back injury claims, ranging from injuries caused by negligence at work, to road traffic accidents or even simple slips and trips.
No matter how you suffered your injury, as long as it wasn't your fault and it was within the past three year, we are here to help you. We want you to claim back what is rightfully yours and we promise you will keep 100% of any compensation awarded. So what have you got to lose, pick up the phone today and begin claiming back your compensation.
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