Hand Crushing Accident at Work Compensation

Hand Crushing Accident at Work Compensation

If your hand has been crushed at work in an accident that was not your fault, you may be able to claim compensation for your injuries and financial losses.

    Hand Crushing Compensation Experts

    Sustaining a serious hand injury at work can lead to devastating long term effects on your ability to lead a normal life and in addition to coping with a painful injury, your ability to work in the future may also be compromised. If you have been injured in a hand crushing accident, a work compensation claim could be available to you.

    From our Lincolnshire base, the team at Nigel Askew Solicitors specialise in helping clients who have been seriously injured at work to claim compensation.

    We speak to many clients each month who have been injured through no fault of their own. Through our expertise, we are able to put together claims on their behalf to claim financial compensation from their employers’ Employers Liability insurance.

    We use No Win No Fee agreements to fund our claims, which means you do not have to pay us any fees to get your claim started.

    We represent clients across England & Wales, so whether you are based in Hastings or Harrogate, Lincoln or Leeds, Swansea or Swaffham, our team of specialist personal injury solicitors can offer you expert advice and represent you in a claim.

    Call us now on 01507 609027 or submit your details using the form on this page, indicating the most convenient time for us to call you to take further information from you regarding your hand crushing accident.

    Hand injuries at work are common

    Millions of the UK workforce are employed in industries that mean they are at risk of sustaining serious injury, including injuries involving hands, fingers and arms.

    According to recent data published by the HSE,  441,000 workers sustained a non-fatal injury according to self-reports from the Labour Force Survey in 2020/21. Of those people who sustained an injury at work, 102,000 were required to stay off work for over 7 days to recover from their injuries.

    Workers in construction, manufacturing, logistics, farming and agriculture and horticulture to name just a few, regularly come into contact with a wide variety of plant, machinery and vehicles that present a danger to them if they are not trained correctly, given correct PPE and benefit from detailed risk assessments.

    We have over 20 years of experience in claims involving hand accidents at work and during this time have advised clients on a range of different accident types.

    Some of the most common include:

    • Hand crushing injuries due to unguarded, faulty or dangerous pieces of machinery. Workers arms, hands and fingers can become entangled or trapped in machines and mechanisms
    • Hand injuries caused by lifting, loading or moving heavy and unstable loads, potentially causing crushing type injuries
    • Materials in warehouses and on construction sites falling or collapsing onto clients, crushing hands, arms, feet and legs

    There is a wide variety of crushing accidents that can occur in the workplace and if the accident you were involved in is not listed above, do not worry. Our specialist team of personal injury solicitors have the necessary skill and expertise to advise you on the likelihood of a successful hand crushing accident at work in Lincolnshire claim.

    Call us now on 01507 609027 for a free and no obligation initial consultation.

    Can I start my claim today?

    Yes! Every new claim starts with your initial call so feel free to call us now, on 01507 609027.

    We offer all new enquiries a free and no obligation initial phone consultation, during which we will take details from you relating to your accident and your injuries.

    When we have a clear picture of the circumstances surrounding how your accident happened, who was to blame, the extent of your injuries and how long you may take to recover, if we believe there is a good chance of you being able to make a successful claim then we may offer to represent you on a No Win No Fee basis.

    I’ve never claimed before, how does it work?

    Our solicitors handle the entire claims process, from start to finish, on your behalf.

    Once we believe you have a good claim and we enter into a No Win No Fee agreement with you, all claims begin by us taking a detailed witness statement from you about the accident. This witness statement forms the basis for your claim.

    All employers owe their staff a duty of care to ensure they are not at risk of sustaining a hand crushing accident whilst carry out their duties. If your employer fails to provide you with sufficient training, carry out detailed risk assessments, maintain machinery correctly or fails in basic health and safety procedures then they may be deemed at fault for your accident.

    Ultimately, for us to succeed in a claim we must prove that the cause of the accident was due to a breach of duty by your employer.

    Throughout the claims process we regularly attend our clients at their homes to sign documents, take statements and provide claim updates. We believe that getting to know our clients helps us put forward stronger cases, enabling us to secure more compensation as a result.

    We will work as hard as we can on your behalf throughout the entire claims process.

    How long will my claim take from start to finish?

    All claims are different, each with their own set of unique circumstances and legal challenges and protocol to follow. The vast majority of claims take at least 12 months to settle and in claims involving serious injury, it may take up to 2 or 3 years to reach a conclusion.

    Rest assured, we will work as hard as we can to expedite the process on your behalf.

    How much compensation can I claim for?

    The amount of compensation you can expect to claim depends on a number of different factors, including the severity of your crushing injuries and your recovery, your financial losses and long-term work prospects.

    All successful injury claims may include compensation for the following:

    • Compensation for your pain and suffering caused by your injuries
    • Compensation for any lost earnings, past, present and future as a result of the accident

    Depending on the severity of your injuries and your current and future financial losses, very serious hand crushing injuries can be valued at several hundred thousand pounds and in cases where someone has suffered life changing injuries, they can be valued in the millions.

    Use our compensation calculator to see how much your claim might be worth.

    To discuss a new claim with us, please call us on 01507 7609027.

    How much does it cost to start my claim?

    We do not charge our clients any fees to start a claim.

    We fund all of our hand crushing accident at work compensation claims using No Win No Fee agreements. The nature of these No Win No Fee agreements means that law firms take all the financial risk and not the client.  If a claim fails, the law firm is not paid and the client does not have to pay any solicitor’s fees for their time.  For taking this risk, it is common for law firms to agree with a client that they will be paid a % of the client’s compensation award at the end of a successful claim.

    Start your hand crushing accident at work claim today by calling 01507 609027.

    Contact Nigel Askew Solicitors today

    If you would like to speak to us regarding your potential hand crushing accident at work compensation claim, call us now on 01507 609027.

    Alternatively you can complete the online form on this page and one of our specialist lawyers will contact you to discuss your enquiry in more detail. Please indicate within the form the best time for us to call you.

    Alternatively, you can email us details of your new enquiry to nigel@nigelaskew-solicitor.co.uk

    Nigel Askew Solicitors are a firm of personal injury solicitors that you can trust to fight your corner.

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    • Over 20 Year’s Experience

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