Suffering an assault at work can be extremely traumatic, in addition to potentially causing serious injuries. If you have suffered an incident of this nature, Croftons Solicitors can assist you in the process of making a claim.
Assault can occur in any workplace, but occupations that involve dealing with members of the public or individuals consuming alcohol are statistically more likely to be subject to assaults while at work.
A study from Health and Safety Executive, the independent work health and safety watchdog, found that those in the health, education and protective industries were the most at risk.
Whatever the circumstances surrounding your workplace assault, if your employer could have done more to prevent it then Croftons Solicitors may be able help.
The first thing to establish when looking to make a claim for assault at work is the cause of the accident and the individual at fault.
If your employer put you in a dangerous situation or failed to provide adequate protection from potential threats, you may be able to make a claim against them.
The case against the individual who carried out the assault would be heard separately in a criminal court, independent of Croftons Solicitors’ efforts to secure compensation from your employer.
The incident must also have taken place within the last three years for your case to proceed, with claims outside of this period unable to be considered.
Speak To Croftons Solicitors
If you have been the victim of an assault at work and think you are eligible for compensation, get in touch with Croftons Solicitors.
Our team holds a great deal of experience in dealing with personal injury and assault cases, and can provide you with the guidance you need.
To speak to one of our team and arrange an appointment where your case can be discussed, you can either call free on 0800 2800 094 or simply fill in the online contact form.