Oakwood’s team of experts can help you claim compensation if you have suffered a work injury or if you have been injured in an accident that took place in public; to claim compensation our dedicated expert solicitors in London will work on your behalf to settle a claim that results in you getting the compensation you deserve.

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Oakwood Solicitors have a number of years? experience in claiming compensation for people who have been injured through no fault of their own. We helped Mr H claim compensation when he was injured as an innocent shopper at the age of 61 years old. Mr h had been walking round a DIY shop when he suddenly and without warning fell from an unmarked platform. As a result of his accident Mr H suffered a very painful dislocated shoulder.

An alarming number of accidents in a public place take place in shops. Whether it is a supermarket a DIY shop or even a garden centre there are unmarked hazards all over. Some companies take great care to ensure that their premises have every hazard marked clearly and that all staff are trained to spot and eliminate hazards. Other companies do not take health and safety regulations so seriously and are an accident wait to happen. Sometimes an accident in a public place occurs simply because no one was aware that the actual item was a hazard until the accident happened.

Hopefully in making a claim for compensation the company will then eliminate the hazard to prevent similar accidents happening in the future. To make a work injury or injury in a public place claim for compensation in London you need to have the validity of your case assessed to make sure you meet the strict criteria that has been put in place regarding making a claim.

Oakwood Solicitors are happy to assess you case over the phone; we will assess the details of your claim and decide whether or not it is viable to make a case for compensation. The main criteria for making a claim for compensation are as follows:
? You have been involved in an accident at work or in a public place and;
? The accident was not your fault and;
? You have made a claim within the time limits set out. These differ depending on the type of claim.

These are the main criteria that have to be met in order to make a claim. With certain types of claim the criteria differs slightly such as the time limits. The time limit for making a claim for unfair dismissal is 3 months counting the last day of your employment as the first day of your three month period. For others such as medical negligence and injuries sustained in a car accident the time period is much longer.

To find out if you have a valid claim for work injury compensation or to start making a claim for compensation following an accident in a public place call Oakwood Solicitors in London today on 0844 499 9302.

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