If you are a care worker or care assistant and you have become injured in an accident at work then you could be entitled to claim. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you could make a care workers compensation claim.
Working as a care assistant is often a very physically demanding job. Lifting and being mobile are two essential parts to the role. If you injure yourself while working in a residential or nursing home because of your employer’s negligence, then it is likely you have a valid personal injury claim.
Care worker injuries at work are very varied and no one care worker injury is the same. Below are some of the more common injuries and accidents that can happen:
If you can prove that your employer did not comply with the necessary health and safety procedures and that this contributed to your injury, you could be eligible to claim. All claims must be started within three years of your accident occurring.
There are many things that your employer should do to protect you from having an accident at work. These include:
If you would like to know more about claiming for an accident at work, please contact our no win, no fee solicitors at Jefferies. We have years of experience in dealing with workplace accidents and will work hard to get you the compensation you are entitled to. To begin your claim, get in touch on 0800 342 3206 or complete one of our online claim forms.