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Burn injury at work compensation claim solicitors

Our burn injury lawyers understand the profound physical and emotional impact that burns and scars can have on an individual's life, particularly when they occur in the workplace and are due to someone else's negligence. Our experienced team of burn injury at work compensation solicitors are dedicated to providing expert guidance and support to those who have suffered burn injuries or acquired scars while on the job. With a compassionate approach and a wealth of legal knowledge, we strive to secure the compensation and justice that our clients rightfully deserve, allowing you to focus on your recovery and future well-being.

Burns are a common hazard to employees in workplaces across the UK. Burn injuries at work are not limited to accidents caused by fire or heat, they can also be caused by exposure to chemicals, extreme cold or even friction, electricity and radiation.

If you have been burned during the course of your employment due to the negligence of somebody else, you are entitled to make a claim for burn at work compensation. If you would like to speak to a specialist burn injury lawyer, call us on 0161 696 6235 or complete our online enquiry form and we will contact you directly.

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Burn injury at work: employer’s responsibility

Most workplace burns can be prevented if adequate measures are put in place by an employer. While some jobs are of a higher risk than others, your employer has the duty to ensure you are safe whilst at work, and must ensure that the following has been completed:

  • An adequate risk assessment is in place
  • Personal protective equipment has been provided, if required
  • You are provided with a safe system of work
  • You are provided with adequate instructions on how to use equipment

Common causes of a burn injury at work

There are many ways a burn injury can happen at work, here are some examples:

  • Coming into contact with hot equipment or machinery
  • Hot surfaces being exposed
  • Handling hot liquids without having the correct protection
  • Coming into contact with corrosive chemicals
  • Being exposed to fire without proper protection
  • Receiving electric shocks from faulty electrically charged items

What are burns and scars at work?

Burns and scars at work refer to injuries sustained in the workplace that result in burns and permanent scars on the body. These injuries can occur due to accidents involving fire, hot surfaces, chemicals, electrical malfunctions, or other work-related incidents that cause burns and leave visible scars on the skin.

What is a burn injury at work compensation claim?

A burn injury at work compensation claim is a legal process pursued by an employee who has suffered burn injuries while on the job that were not their fault. It seeks financial reimbursement for medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering caused by the workplace burn incident.

Why choose our burn injury at work claims solicitors?

Our burns scars at work claims solicitors have extensive experience and knowledge in handling such cases, ensuring that our clients receive the maximum compensation they deserve. We provide a compassionate and supportive approach, guiding our clients through the legal process with ease.

How can our burn injury at work solicitors help?

Our burns scars at work claims solicitors can help by providing legal advice and representation to individuals who have suffered burn injuries in the workplace, helping them to pursue compensation for their injuries and any associated losses.

Who can our burn injury at work solicitors help?

Burns scars at work claims solicitors help individuals who have suffered burn injuries while on the job and are seeking compensation for their injuries.

Can you claim for a burn injury at work?

You can claim for a burn injury at work. The claim aims to seek compensation for pain, suffering, medical expenses, loss of earnings, rehabilitation costs, and other related damages resulting from the burn injury caused by employer negligence or a third party.

How much compensation can I get for a burns and scars at work claim?

The amount of compensation for a burn scar at work claim will depend on various factors such as the severity of the injury, the impact on the victim's life, and the financial losses incurred. The compensation amount can range from a few thousand pounds to several hundred thousand pounds. It is best to consult with a personal injury lawyer who can assess your case and provide an estimate of the compensation you may be entitled to.

How to claim compensation for a burns or scars injury at work 

To claim for a burns or scars injury at work, gather evidence of the incident, report it to your employer, seek medical attention, and contact Stephensons personal injury lawyers to help you file a claim for compensation.

Contact our burns and scars injury at work compensation solicitors

If you believe you have a potential claim for compensation related to your accident or injury, do not hesitate to get in touch with our solicitors. Our experienced team is dedicated to assisting individuals in a variety of cases, including work accidents resulting in burns or scars. To discuss your situation and possible options for compensation, please call us at 0161 696 6235 or complete our convenient online enquiry form.

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