Neck Injury at Work Lincolnshire
If have seriously injured your neck at work in an accident that was not your fault, we recommend you seek legal advice regarding a neck injury at work in Lincolnshire compensation claim.
A serious neck injury can lead to significant pain and suffering on your behalf and cause massive disruption to your normal life. Even the slightest neck injury can prevent you from carrying out simple day to day tasks such as working, looking after your loved ones and your personal care.
If you are unable to work in the short term, or if you require several months of care and rehabilitation as a result of the accident you may suffer financially so we recommend you seek legal advice as soon as possible.
Whether you live in Lincoln, Louth, Grimsby, Cleethorpes, Grantham, Skegness, Spalding or anywhere in between, our neck injury at work solicitors can offer you expert legal advice and representation in a No Win No Fee claim.
The senior solicitors at Nigel Askew Solicitors have over 20 years of experience in winning compensation for our clients and are available to help you with your claim now, by calling 01507 609027. Alternatively, submit your details to us using the form on this page. Please indicate the most convenient time for one of our experts to contact you.
Work related neck injury claims
We understand how even the slightest neck injury can prevent you from carrying out simple day to day tasks and in some very serious cases, a neck injury may change the way you live for the rest of your life.
If you or a loved one has sustained a neck injury at work, then you may be entitled to make a claim against your employers Employers Liability insurance, if it can be proved that your employer was at fault for the accident.
All employers owe their staff a duty of care to ensure they are not at risk of sustaining an injury while at work. If it can be proved they failed in their duty of care then you may be able to make a successful claim against them.
If you are unsure if you can claim, take advantage of our free initial phone consultation, during which we will ask you about the accident circumstances, your injuries and try to establish who was at fault for the accident. If we believe you have good prospects of success, we may offer to represent you on a No Win No Fee basis.
We aim to make the process of claiming as stress free as possible and are ready to work as hard as we can to achieve justice and win you compensation.
Types of neck injury claims we can help you with
Over the last 20 years, our neck injury solicitors have advised countless clients across Lincolnshire in claims for personal injury.
Neck injuries can be caused by a range of different work related accidents, which include:
- Serious road traffic accidents whilst in work vehicles
- Crushing related accidents, causing very serious neck injuries
- Falls from height on construction sites, warehouses, factories or farms
- Objects falling from height onto your head, neck and shoulders
- Work related manual handling accidents, including lifting, pushing and pulling
- Accidents involving slips and trips in the workplace
If the accident that caused your neck injury is not listed above you still may be able to make a successful claim for compensation.
Call us on 01507 609027 and our neck injury lawyers can offer you the expert advice you need to get your claim up and running.
How long after my accident can I make a claim?
The law in England & Wales states that you have 3 years from the date of your accident in which you are able to make a claim for personal injury.
This 3 year claim period, or “limitation period” as it is commonly referred to, is different for minors and those who may lack the capacity to make their own decisions.
To ensure that your potential claim does not fall outside this strict 3 year claim period, we recommend you contact us as soon as possible to start your claim.
Call us now on 01507 609027 or send us your details using the enquiry form on this page.
How much can I claim for a neck injury?
The amount of compensation you can expect to receive for a neck injury depends on a number of different factors, including the type and severity of your injuries, your recovery and whether you have suffered any financial loss.
The actual amount that you are able to claim for your pain and suffering is based on a set of national guidelines and fall into different bands.
The amounts set out below are based on figures published in the 15th edition of the Judicial College Guidelines for the assessment of damages in personal injury cases, published in 2019.
- Minor neck injury, including whiplash – up to £6,290
- Neck injury causing serious limitation of movement – £10,960 to £19,920
- Neck injury involving fractures, dislocations or severe soft tissue damage, recovering to a restricted level – £19,920 to £30,690
- Neck injury involving fractures, dislocations or severe soft tissue damage, leaving chronic permanent symptoms – £36,240 to £44,630
- Serious neck injury involving fractures or damage to discs – £52,390 to £104,370
*the figures quoted above are for illustrative purposes only and your claim may be worth more or less.
In addition to compensation for your pain and suffering caused by your neck injury at work in Lincolnshire, we can also help you claim for “special damages”.
Special damages include claims for loss of past and future earnings, pensions, rehabilitation and long term medical care. These special damages often make up a large percentage of the total claim value, which in some cases can be valued at several million pounds.
For more information, visit our claims calculator page.
To discuss a new neck injury ay work in Lincolnshire claim call us on 01507 609027 now.
Contact Nigel Askew Solicitors today
If you or a member of your family have been seriously injured as a result of an accident at work then we recommend you contact us now.
There are strict time limits involved with work related accidents so do not delay in receiving legal advice.
Contact our friendly solicitors now by calling 01507 609027 or complete the online enquiry form on this page and we will contact you as soon as possible to discuss your potential claim in detail. Alternatively, email us your details to firstname.lastname@example.org now.
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