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Healthcare Workplace Accidents

Those who work in the health sector face many workplace risks, from being injured whilst performing general duties, to accidents caused by poor health and safety or inadequate training.

Those who work in the health sector face many workplace risks, from being injured whilst performing general duties to accidents caused by poor health and safety, or inadequate training.

However you have been injured, and whatever position you hold in the healthcare sector, Ramsdens Solicitors can help you to claim the compensation you are entitled to.

COMMON INJURIES SUFFERED BY HEALTH SECTOR EMPLOYEES

Many healthcare professionals are prone to work injury, including:

  • GPs
  • Surgeons
  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Hospital orderlies
  • Home help staff
  • Pharmacy technicians
  • Dental technicians
  • Physical therapists

There are all kinds of risks that these, and any other professionals in healthcare, can be exposed to in their workplace, ranging from the minor to the very serious. We have handled compensation claims including:

  • Sprains from heavy lifting
  • Cuts from needles and other sharp objects
  • Assaults by members of the public
  • Injuries from faulty equipment
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Infections
  • Head injuries
  • Broken bones and fractures
  • Injuries caused by a lack of training or adequate equipment
  • Injuries caused by performing a role you were not trained to do
  • The spreading of blood borne diseases, such as HIV/AIDS or Hepatitis B or C

CLAIM COMPENSATION WITH US

If you have been injured while working in the healthcare sector, you can make a claim for compensation if your accident was caused by the negligence of others, a lack of proper training, a failure on your employer’s part to provide you with the right equipment, or if you were asked to perform a task outside your job role and it led to an injury.

Contact Us

To find out more about making a claim with Ramsdens Solicitors, call us now on 0800 804 7450, text CLAIMS to 80988 or submit your claim online and our team will be able to offer expert advice and practical support - it’s free and you’ll be able to discuss your situation with one of our specialist claims solicitors.