Personal injury can be considered a physical injury or a psychological injury. It occurs when a person has suffered some form of injury as a result of an accident or medical malpractice. Many personal injury claims occur in work, medical negligence, public or liability, and trips and slips. If you have suffered a personal or psychological injury, you may want to consider making a claim for compensation to cover losses.
Workplaces must adhere to strict Health and Safety regulations and if your employer fails to abide these rules, you are put at risk. If you have been provided with faulty equipment or did not receive correct training for your job and sustained a major or minor injury that could have been prevented. Injuries and health problems at work could be caused by health hazards at work or injury due to negligence of employer. If you have been exposed to such unfortunate circumstances at work, then unwarranted injuries deserve compensation. It is the duty of the employer to record your accident in the on-site accident book as evidence your accident occurred.
Medical negligence occurs when medical professionals cause serious health problems or have long-term repercussions on our health and well being. You place the trust in the hands of doctors, medical experts, and any other healthcare professionals. If you have been a victim of poor healthcare or wrong treatment due to bad judgement or incompetence, you can file a claim for compensation on grounds of medical negligence.
Public liability claims apply to injuries caused to a visitor due to the negligence of the owner or occupier of a property. If you have been injured in an accident that occurred as a result of poor safety precautions or faulty maintenance at a public place or outside your home, it is considered under public liability. This could occur in public space such as shopping areas or roadside pavement and even on private property. A few factors could be slippery floors, broken tiles, and bad staircases. As a visitor, if you suffered a personal injury, you are eligible for compensation from local authorities, organizations, and private homes.
Trips and slips
It is the improper safety procedures, slipshod or faulty maintenance practices in public place that can lead to accidental trips and slips, causing personal injuries. Both public and private organizations can be held responsible for following poor safety procedures. Slipping and tripping on damaged road surface or broken pavement is considered negligence by local authorities.
If you have been involved in such an incident and feel that your injury is the fault of the concerned establishment, then you can rightfully claim compensation.
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