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Factory Accident Claims

There are so many different employment industries that an accident at work can take place in a variety of places such as warehouses, offices, construction sites etc. However, none are often more serious than employees who are involved in an accident whilst working in a factory.

Your employer owes you as an employee a duty to ensure that you are reasonably safe whilst at work even if this means you are sent to work at a location where you usually don’t, for example, another employer’s factory or warehouse.

Some of the most common types of accidents that occur in factories are as follows:

  • Objects falling and causing crushing injuries or broken bones
  • Accidents involving a fork-lift truck, for example, because the driver collides with someone or moves something which falls onto someone and causes injury
  • Slipping on spillages such as liquids, chemicals, water etc
  • Tripping on objects lying around or obstructing traffic routes
  • Faulty machinery which someone could become entangled or trapped in
  • Injuries suffered from manual handling tasks

At Aequitas legal, we have specialist personal injury solicitors who can advise you whether you have a claim against your employer if you are injured at a factory. Many people express concern about pursuing their employer but many do not realise that in an accident at work, we would liaise with the employer’s liability insurer of your employer directly who would pay any damages and legal costs on their behalf.

Some of the most common injuries clients suffer in a factory accident include:

  • Amputations
  • Back injuries
  • Cuts and burns
  • Scarring
  • Broken bones to all areas of the body including foot, leg, ankle, back and limbs
  • Head injuries

Not only are these injuries often extremely pain but because of the seriousness of the injury, it often means that you cannot work. The distress of the accident is therefore often made worse because of the financial implications of being absent from work. Our Solicitors understand the frustration this causes but are specialists in this field of law. Where possible, they will seek to request an interim payment to mitigate any financial loss and arrange rehabilitation to ensure the speediness of your recovery so you can return to work.

Start your claim today

If you or a loved one have been injured while working in a factory and the accident was not your fault, get in touch with Aequitas Legal today.

Call us for a free no obligation chat now on

0161 358 0800

Reviews

2 months ago

"Excellent company"

What an excellent company. Always answered the phone quickly. Explained everything in simple terms no legal jargon. Highly recommend this company. Got me the amount that we discussed. Every member who I spoke to was polite and very helpful. Overall an excellent experience. 5/5

Andy Turner

4 months ago

"Always professional"

Excellent team, always professional and guided me through my claim every step of the way.

Rakesh Mehta

2 months ago

"Settled for more than what I expected"

Many thanks to the team at Aequitas Legal. My claim was settled for more than what I expected. Kudos to them!

1 year ago

"No regrets "

Really friendly. Kept me up to date so far in my case and always receive regular updates. No regrets picking Aequitas Legal.

Daniel Royle

9 months ago

"No hesitation recommending Aequitas Legal"

Aequitas Legal were the solicitors responsible and Matthew Trusch handled my case, very professionally, but able to communicate with me in layman's terms over any worries I had. Everything was handled with empathy and friendliness, I can only thank him and his team for fetching everything to a satisfactory conclusion. I would have no hesitation in recommending Aequitas Legal to anyone who needed a professional service. Thank you again.

12 months ago

"Go above and beyond"

As a business we have an excellent working partnership with Aequitas. They are a proactive, genuine, responsible company who always go above and beyond for their clients and suppliers alike. Leemic are always willing to offer support to Aequitas because, fundamentally, they are a lovely and hardworking team who are always on the end of the phone should we require impartial advice! We wish them every success in the future because they deserve to do well!

Lizzy McDowell

5 months ago

"Very professional"

I received excellent from service and support from my solicitor Carl Jones and the other members of staff I spoke to Aequitas Legal. They are all very professional but also friendly and happy to help. I was always able to get in touch and any queries dealt with quickly. I would recommend Aequitas Legal to my friends and family.

2 months ago

"Highly recommend"

My experience with Aquitas Legal has been great. I was given no nonsense, realistic expectations and I am very happy with the outcome. Using their app made the experience even easier, however I always managed to speak to someone if I needed clarification on anything. I would highly recommend Aquitas Legal!

7 months ago

"Brilliant all the way through"

What can I say what a team ashleigh as been brilliant all the way through talking on whatsapp gets back to u really fast and always trys to help you out the all team been brilliant to get me the best outcome I will defo past aequitas Legal name on to anyone 5 out 5 keep up the hard work you all take care.

Dean Cotterill

11 months ago

"Always kept informed of everything"

I have been really happy with the quality of the advice and help I have received over the period of my claim. Always kept informed of everything and my claim has been won and settled in my favour. I would recommend Carl and the team to everyone.

4 months ago

"Outstanding service"

I would like to say a massive thank you to Aequitas Legal for such an outstanding service. The service received was very professional and very swift, I was kept up to date at al times through letters and emails. I would absolutely recommend Aequitas Legal to anyone looking to pursue a personal injury claim - Thank You Aequitas Legal

Ranj Lal

1 year ago

"The team were very helpful"

My case went on for just over 2 years. The team were very helpful and Matthew made sure i was kept up to date and always asked for my opinion. There was no pressure and he offered his own opinion to help along the way. Thank you very much aequitas legal!

4 months ago

"Process was made simple"

My experience with Aequitas Legal was excellent overall. The process was made very simple and took up very little time on my part, particularly with use of the 'InCase' App and emails. My caseworker, Jane Hargreaves, was very approachable and friendly, and responded to queries promptly. I was expecting my case to take the best part of 6 months to resolve but was settled with my cheque in the post within just a few months. Very impressed at such a stress free and innovative experience and would recommend to others.

Amy Fox

5 months ago

"Kept updated regularly "

Aequitas Legal, a very professional company from Katie who helped with my initial inquiry to Suzanne, the solicitor, who handled my case. I was kept updated regularly on all aspects and developments and given sound advice regarding my claim. I particularly liked using the App on my mobile which was full of useful information. Great customer service with prompt responses to questions and queries, I would not hesitate to recommend them.
Thank you for a quick and easy settlement.

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