INJURED* AT WORK ……. WHAT DO I DO?

INJURED* AT WORK ……. WHAT DO I DO?

 

  1. Report

Report the accident* to your direct line manager.  Report how the accident* occurred and your injuries*.  If there is an accident* report book or procedure, you should follow same.

  1. Medical attention

Go to your GP/A&E Department and get treatment for your injuries*, as soon as possible.

  1. Gather evidence

Record the names and addresses of any witnesses, the make & model of machinery you were using at the time of accident*, if applicable, take photographs of your injury*, take photographs of the location of the accident*, if possible, and record any other relevant information.

  1. Speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor.

If you have been injured in an accident at work, please contact our office on 01 9695781 and speak with Michelle Loughnane who is the Partner in charge of our Personal Injuries* Practice. 

 

*Before acting or refraining from acting on anything in this guide, legal advice should be sought from a solicitor.

**In contentious cases, a solicitor may not charge fees or expenses as a portion or percentage of any award of settlement.

 

 

Richard Grogan

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