Accidents at work
If you have had an accident at work you may be able to make a claim if you’ve been injured as a result of health and safety procedures not being followed, faulty equipment, premises or actions of a fellow employee.
We understand that contacting a law firm is daunting, especially when discussing a potential embarrassing and/or traumatic experience. However our Solicitors and specialists are approachable, friendly and down to earth.
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Your employer has a legal duty to ensure you do not suffer accidents at work and they have a responsibility to:
- Provide you with work and personal protective equipment
- Ensure you’re fully trained for your position
- Complete risk assessments
- Manage business activities to minimise risks to your health and safety
- Create safe working systems and environments
Most claims we handle are on a ‘no win no fee’ basis, so if you do not succeed with your case you do not have to pay our costs.
Accidents at Work Drop In Sessions
The following drop-in session are held weekly by our accident & personal injury specialists:
- Sheffield – Tuesday 10am – 4pm
- Rotherham –Thursday 10am – 4pm
- Barnsley – Wednesday 10am – 4pm
If you think you may have a claim for an accident at work call in to speak to one of the team, no appointment necessary.
By telephone; We also hold free 30 minute telephone consultations – just call 0114 2496661 on Tuesday or Thursday 2pm – 5pm (for any office).
We’ll listen carefully to you, clarify what you’re trying to achieve, and then explain if and how we can help you. We will take some initial information and liaise with a legal professional regarding your case. If it looks like we can help, we will book you in for a consultation with a legal professional.
Howells Personal Injury specialist team is headed by the highly regarded Sharon Rinaldi and they are recommended by the professional guide; The Legal 500 in the 2022 edition. Sharon is also a member of the Law Society Personal Injury Panel. Professionally, our PI team are highly skilled, very diligent PI lawyers who scrutinise every aspect of a claim, and represent their clients tirelessly, to give people the best possible chance of continuing their lives with the requisite financial and medical support. Personally, they are down to earth, friendly and approachable people whom you can talk to and confide in. They will listen, they will care; and they will use their technical skills to translate all of that into positive action for you.