It’s never a fun experience to be injured at work. In fact, you’re far more likely to be angry, upset and frustrated if you do experience an injury at work. You might even shout at your colleagues, you might threaten to sue your employer and you might find yourself in a legal battle when attempting to claim compensation.
To help you increase your chances of success when claiming compensation, here are a couple of good pointers to follow:
Make Sure You Report it Quickly
It’s important to make a report as quickly as possible following the accident. In addition, if you fail to disclose previous accidents that were caused by the same problem, then it can cause issues with your claim.
Not Reporting It Because It’s a “Small” Problem
No matter how big or small the injury is, if it put your health at risk then you need to speak to someone and report it. This will help your employer ensure that your work environment is safe for everyone.
Failing to Report All Injuries
It’s important to report every injury that you suffered to your doctor. This is because if they’re brought up later, it will look like you’re trying to extend the claim and seek more money than you might be entitled to.
Not Finding the Right Representation
No lawyers are the same, which is why it’s important that you seek the right legal representation. Take a look at the infographic below to get an idea of how to pick the right attorney to help you.