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If you have suffered an arm injury at work that was someone else’s fault, you might be able to claim compensation for what happened to you. Depending on the circumstances, arm injuries suffered at work can be very serious. They range from fairly minor incidents, for example causing an arm cut injury, right through to broken bones, muscle and tendon injuries or could even result in the loss of part or all of the limb.
As well as having to deal with the pain of an arm injury, it shouldn’t be underestimated how much it can affect your daily life if your arm doesn’t function as it used to, whether temporarily or longer term. This can make life really difficult and can mean that you’re unable to work or manage many of your normal activities which could could cause you to suffer financial loss because of your arm injury, such as lost wages.
Call our specialist team to find out more about arm injury at work compensation on 0161 696 6235.
Arm injury at work compensation
Whatever job you normally do, your employer has a legal obligation to assess the risks and hazards of your workplace and to put in place a health and safety plan which minimises the chances of accidents and injuries occurring. This applies to physical things, such as making sure walkways are clear of trip hazards, and also appropriate training and supervision when needed, and the proper maintenance of all machinery and equipment, so that employees are fully equipped in every way to carry out their role safely.
If your arm injury at work was due to your employer’s negligence by them not fulfilling their health and safety obligations properly, which may include if another employee was at fault for the accident, then you might be eligible to make an arm injury at work compensation claim against them.
The amount of compensation that you will receive for a successful arm injury at work claim will depend on the severity of the injury and the specific circumstances involved, as well as the impact the injury has had on your work and daily life. Our specialist accident at work team will assess your claim and use our extensive experience in cases of this type provide an estimate of the compensation amount that you may receive if your claim is successful.
Get in touch with our expert team on 0161 696 6235 to start a free claim assessment today.
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