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Skin Injury Compensation Claims
Skin injuries can occur in the workplace due to various reasons, including contact with toxic substances or chemicals, and can result in painful and long-lasting injuries. If you have sustained skin injuries at work, you may be eligible for compensation. Primus Solicitors, the medical negligence law firm, has a team of specialist medical negligence solicitors who can help you with your skin injury compensation claim.
To be eligible for skin injury compensation claims, it must be established that the employer owed the claimant a duty of care and that duty was breached due to negligence, resulting in the claimant sustaining skin-related injuries.
Skin injuries can occur in any job where there is contact with irritating substances or chemicals for extended periods. Workers in industries such as factory workers, construction workers, and hairdressers are particularly susceptible. Employers can prevent skin injuries by conducting thorough risk assessments, providing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and using alternate substances or chemicals where possible.
To support your skin injury compensation claim, gathering information in a report about your workplace and asking colleagues to provide witness statements can come in handy. It is also important to visit a dermatologist for a diagnosis of your injuries, as the report provided will be useful for gaining compensation for your condition. Employers are legally required to record and report accidents in the workplace, so it is vital to provide a copy of this as it will make it more difficult for your employer to deny any accident details.
Primus Solicitors handle the majority of all personal injury compensation cases on a No Win No Fee basis. This means that if you don’t win your claim, you won’t have to pay any legal costs.
The compensation for skin injury claims is usually split into two types of damages: general and special damages. General damages are compensation for pain and suffering, while special damages are compensation for any financial losses such as loss of earnings, medical expenses, and travel expenses. The amount of compensation will depend on the severity of the injury and the impact it has had on your life.
Most people have three years to make a skin injury compensation claim. However, the timeframe can vary depending on individual circumstances and whether the employer admits responsibility. If the employer does not admit fault, your claim can take longer due to a negotiation process or even going to court for a judge to decide. Therefore, it is important to begin the process as soon as possible if you have sustained skin injuries at work.
If you have sustained skin injuries at work, it is important to seek legal advice from medical negligence experts like Primus Solicitors. As specialist medical negligence solicitors dealing with medical negligence, we can help you to make a skin injury compensation claim and get the compensation you deserve.
Hire our specialist immigration lawyer to help you through this process and ensure a successful outcome for your skin injury compensation claim application. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you with your personal injury matter.