Work-Related Accidents: Falls from Height and the Importance of No Win, No Fee Solicitors in work accident claims.
Posted on 24th October 2023
Workplace accidents can happen to anyone, regardless of the industry or job role. While accidents come in various forms, this blog focuses on one of the most common and potentially dangerous types, and one that our no win no fee solicitors see all too often: falls from height. We will explore the different types of work-related accidents, delve into the specifics of falls from height, and discuss why it's crucial to instruct a no win, no fee solicitor when pursuing a compensation claim.
Types of Work-Related Accidents
Slips, Trips, and Falls
Slips, trips, and falls are the leading cause of workplace accidents. These can occur on wet floors, uneven surfaces, or due to cluttered walkways.
Workers who operate heavy machinery or equipment are at risk of accidents involving equipment malfunction or user error.
Electricians and workers dealing with electricity may suffer shocks or burns if not following proper safety procedures, or if the machine has an electrical fault.
Those working with hazardous chemicals face the risk of exposure, which can result in burns, respiratory issues, or other health problems.
Falls from Height
Falls from height are a major concern in industries like construction, roofing, and maintenance, and they often result in severe injuries or fatalities.
Falls from height are a significant subset of workplace accidents, often causing severe injuries. These can include:
- Falls from ladders or scaffolding.
- Roofing accidents.
- Falls from platforms or elevated surfaces.
- Falls through fragile surfaces like skylights.
Why Choose a No Win, No Fee Solicitor for your accident at work compensation claim?
Pursuing a compensation claim after a workplace accident, especially falls from height, can be a complex and daunting process. Here's why you should always instruct a no win, no fee solicitor:
No win, no fee means that you won't pay legal fees unless your claim is successful. This provides peace of mind during an already stressful time. When you work with MG Legal, our no win no fee solicitors charge 20% of any damages you receive, when your claim successfully concludes. We have over a 99% success rate for settling accident at work compensation claims, but in the event that your claim is unsuccessful, we do not charge anything at all- and you are no worse off than you were before.
Our no win no fee solicitors are specialised solicitors, with over 40 years’ combined experience, and the knowledge and expertise needed to navigate the legal complexities of workplace accident claims. Our no win no fee solicitors often settle accident at work claims from anything from £3,000, to £300,00, and will use the same care and skill on your accident at work claim, no matter the value. Our service is second-to-none, and our reviews are testament to the effort our solicitors put into settling your claim.
Our no win no fee solicitors are renowned for getting our clients maximum compensation, and will work to ensure you receive the compensation you deserve, considering medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering.
A no win no fee solicitor can provide you with legal advice and support, helping you make informed decisions throughout the claims process.
When you instruct MG Legal’s no win, no fee solicitors, we negotiate on your behalf, allowing you to focus on your recovery while the legal aspects of your case are handled professionally and efficiently. We are only a phone call away, if you want an update, and emails are always responded to on the same day. When we word on a no win no fee basis, we don’t get paid until your accident at work claim settles- so we work effectively, pro-actively, and using a common sense approach to get your no win no fee accident at work claim settled.
Work-related accidents, including falls from height, can have serious physical, emotional, and financial consequences. Choosing a no win, no fee solicitor to pursue a compensation claim is a smart decision to protect your rights and interests. Whether you're a construction worker, maintenance technician, or anyone who has suffered a workplace accident, seeking professional legal help is the first step toward rebuilding your life. Contact our no win no fee solicitors today, for a no obligation, friendly, and most importantly, informative chat, with a qualified no win no fee solicitor who will go above and beyond to win you the compensation you deserve.
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