Work Related Accidents

If you have had an accident at work and suffered an injury, you may be able to make a claim.

At WE Solicitors, our experienced personal injury team can help you through the process of claiming compensation for your injury or illness, which may have resulted from unsafe work practices, lack of training, inadequate protective equipment or other breaches of health and safety regulations.

Our team will work with you to establish the cause of the accident, gather evidence, and build a strong case for you.  We understand that every case is different and you will receive support and guidance from us. 

If you have been unable to work since your accident, you may be able to make a claim for your loss of earnings and other expenses that occurred as a result of your injury.  

At WE Solicitors, we have represented many clients who have experience life changing injuries following an accident at work.  We are all entitled to work in a safe environment, no one should go to work and suffer a serious injury.  


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Examples Work Related Accidents

Falls from heights, such as falling from ladders or scaffolding

Accidents involving machinery, for example, fingers caught in a machine or being hit by a forklift truck

Back injuries that have been caused by heavy lifting or repetitive manual handling

Burns and scalds caused by contact with hot surfaces or substances

Occupational diseases such as mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos.  Mesothelioma for example, may not be apparent until much later in life, so please speak to the team if you need initial advice.

Construction site accidents, including being injured by falling objects collapsing structures

Accidents involving vehicles, such as crashes involving delivery drivers or those who drive for work purposes.

If you think you have a claim, please do speak to one of our team today.

What our clients have to say…

“In difficult circumstances my husband was given excellent advice and assistance so that his case could be pursued. It was dealt with in an exceptionally caring, diligent and professional manner which led to a successful outcome.”


“What a great experience dealing with WE Solicitors. From the day they took my case on til the day it was resolved I received nothing but great communication, excellent service and exceptional professionalism throughout.”

Alex Surace

“Kept me informed the whole way through the process. The claim required minimal effort on my part as my solicitor did all the hard work for me. The settlement we finally agreed on was far higher than I expected at the start of the process.”

Mr Hughes