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Work Accident Claims

Work Accident

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An accident can happen within a workplace environment at any time. Your employer has a duty to protect you, and must comply with health and safety legislation that reduce the risk of work accidents. If you have suffered an injury at work then you are entitled to compensation


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Vibration White Finger Injury

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If you have been using vibrating tools during the course of your employment then this will be the primary cause of your white finger injury. It is caused when the arteries narrow and restrict the blood flow to the hands.


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Leg or Arm Degloving Injury

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An accident involving degloving is a usually a serious injury. It is named for the process of removing a glove. Typically, degloving injuries affect the arms and legs. Degloving injuries invariably require major surgical interventions. If you have suffered a degolving injury which was not your fault then you are entitled to compensation


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Self Employed Work Accident

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If you have an accident at work and are self-employed then you should not assume that the accident is your fault, or that you cannot make a claim. Many people in industries such as building or farming are self employed but the main contractor owes a duty of care to all sub contractors and are therefore liable if something goes wrong which is outwith your control.

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