What is an Industrial Injury?
The term industrial injury is often used to describe a variety of injuries that occur in the work place.
Injuries at work can be a result of accidents in which the injury is obvious immediately, such as a slip or fall or an injury due to faulty equipment.
Industrial injuries can also be long term injuries or illnesses that have been caused by your work or workplace. Ill health caused by something at work can also be called Industrial Diseases or Industrial Illness.
Industrial Injury Claims
If you, or a family member, have suffered from an injury or illness in work, that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to claim cash compensation for your injury.
If you have been injured we have an expert legal team who will talk to you about your accident, illness or injury. Our industrial injury solicitors can also advise you on how much compensation you could be awarded and how to make a claim on a no win no fee basis.
To find out how much you could claim fill in the form on the right of the page and we’ll let you know how strong your claim is as well as an approximate valuation of your injury claim.
A small example of some Industrial Injury or work accidents that we have dealt with in the past include:
- Deafness due to inadequate ear protection
- Accidents and injuries to employees of supermarket, shops or stores
- Accidents on building sites including falls
- Injuries caused by equipment or work vehicles
- An accident in an office due to a faulty chair
- Injuries caused by poorly maintained or broken machines
- Accidents as a result of safety procedure not being followed
- Injuries due to lack of safety equipment including boots and clothing
- Injuries due to lack of training
The information so far will give you an idea of what can be claimed for, but there are many other injuries and medical conditions that may give rise to compensation claims. If you’re not sure if you have a claim do not hesitate to contact us for advise about your potential compensation claim.
How much can I claim for an Industrial Injury?
The amount of compensation you could receive for an industrial injury varies depending on the seriousness of the illness or injury and the type of injury. The following table will give you an idea of the maximum compensation figures for injuries to parts of the body.
- Head Injury – Up to £235,000
- Eyes, including blindess – Up to £235,000
- Ears, including deafness – Up to £235,000
- Neck Injuries – Up to £86,500
- Chest (Lung removal) – Up to £52,500
- Elbow Injury – Up to £21,500
- Hand Injury – Up to £117,000
- Finger Injuries – Up to £35,000
- Leg Injury – Up to £165,500
- Knee Injury – Up to £56,000
- Ankle Injuries – Up to £40,750
- Foot Injury – Up to £117,000
So, if you’ve had an accident or been affected by an industrial injury or disease contact us and get expert guidance from one of our friendly advisers.
And don’t forget, Philip Cuerden solicitors will work for you on a no win no fee basis, so don’t delay, complete the Can I Claim form, to find out what your compensation settlement options are, and remember, our legal experts act on a no win no fee basis with no hidden fees.