Accident at Work

If you are involved in an accident at work you may be entitled to make a compensation claim*.  As well as compensation for your injuries you may also be able to claim for medical bills, loss of earnings, car damage and other out of pocket expenses.


Home or hospital visits are available for clients with serious injuries and first consultations are usually free.
If you need more information you can contact us. Call us on 01 440 7390 or  e-mail us at info@ejwalshsolicitors.ie and we can call you back.

 


Accident in work “Do’s & Don’ts”


“Do’s”

  • Immediately report the accident to an employee, manager or owner of the premises where this happened and if possible try and talk to the most senior person available and make sure he or she makes a record including the time, date, location and injury.
  • Get the names, addresses and contact details of all witnesses or relevant parties.
  • Make a note of the date, time and location as well as relevant conditions which led to the accident (e.g. wet surface)
  • If practical, take photographs of the accident location or cause
  • Keep all receipts

“Don'ts"

  • Admit liability or sign any document. 
  • Leave the scene of an accident until all information has been exchanged between the parties and the matter is noted by the most senior person available.
  • Make a statement or comment  without legal advice.

 

If you need more information you can contact us. Call us on 01 440 7390 or  e-mail us at info@ejwalshsolicitors.ie and we can call you back.