If you have been injured whist at work due to the defective premises in the workplace you may be entitled to make a solicitors work accident compensation claim. Employers have a legal duty to look after the health and safety of their employees whilst in the workplace and in particular are expected to provide a safe working environment by ensuring that the physical structure of the workplace is satisfactory and complies with the standards set by legislation.
Employers who expect employees to work in defective premises are breaking health and safety law – plain & simple. Any injury to an employee that is directly due to the perilous state of the workplace will result in a successful work accident compensation claim. Employers cannot argue that the repairs are in hand or they are moving shortly or make excuses because the premises are old – the required legal standards must be met without excuse.
For an employer to have any hope of avoiding the possibility of a solicitors work accident compensation claim due to defective premises they must reach certain minimum standards including :-
If you have been injured as a result of defective premises we are able to make a work accident compensation claim on a no win no fee basis. If you are partly to blame yourself we can still make a claim. If you would like advice at no cost just complete the contact form or email our offices or call the solicitors helplineand a lawyer will telephone to give information on how to protect your legal right to claim compensation with no further obligation.LAWYER HELPLINE: ☎ 1800 339 958
The author of the substantive medical writing on this website is Dr. Christine Traxler MD whose biography can be read here