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Assaulted at Work Compensation Claims
If you have been the victim of an act of violence or assault in the workplace, you may be entitled to compensation. As specialist medical negligence solicitors, Primus Solicitors can help you navigate the claims process and secure the compensation you deserve.
A workplace assault is any incident in which a person is abused, threatened, or physically assaulted in circumstances relating to their work. This includes discrimination based on factors such as race, gender, or sexual orientation. If yo have unfortunately been on the receiving end of any of these, you may be eligible to submit an ‘assaulted at work’ compensation claim.
All employers have a duty of care to their employees, which includes taking measures to prevent workplace violence.
If you were injured in an act of violence or assault at work, your employer may be responsible if they failed to:
- Provide adequate staffing or security measures in dangerous roles.
- Address previous violent behaviour from colleagues.
- Provide proper training or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
At Primus Solicitors, we handle the majority of our personal injury compensation cases on a No Win No Fee basis. This means that if you do not win your claim, you will not have to pay any legal costs.
Before taking on your claim, we will establish whether your employer owed you a duty of care and whether they were negligent in upholding this duty. We will also need evidence such as CCTV footage, witness statements, and medical reports.
Compensation for workplace violence and a ‘assaulted at work’ compensation claims typically includes general damages for pain and suffering and special damages for financial losses such as loss of earnings and medical expenses. The amount of compensation will depend on the individual circumstances of your case.
You typically have three years to make a compensation claim for workplace violence. However, the timeframe can vary depending on the circumstances of your case and whether the employer admits responsibility. Primus Solicitors can help expedite the process and ensure you receive compensation as soon as possible.
If you have been the victim of workplace violence or assault, contact Primus Solicitors, the best medical negligence solicitors in the UK. Our medical negligence experts are dedicated to securing the compensation you deserve for your injuries, whether you require a lawyer for hospital negligence, medical malpractice, dental negligence, delayed diagnosis compensation, or care home negligence. We are experienced clinical negligence and are here to support you throughout the claims process and fight for your rights as an employee.
Hire our specialist immigration lawyers to help you through this process and ensure a successful outcome for your ‘assaulted at work’ compensation claim application. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your personal injury matter.