Friday, August 13, 2010

You have a right to claim in case of an Accident at work

People spend quite a lot of time in their offices or factories where ever they work. On an average a minimum of 7 hours a person spends working in the office. During this duration if he or she encounters a mishap. It can be any incident an injury because of the heavy machinery, a burn due to sudden fire or an electricity current etc.

There is a high possibility of getting injured at the workplace. Many organizations do not pay much attention to the safety of their employees and if any accidents happen because of the carelessness it is the responsibility of the organization to make sure accidents do not happen and if they happen the injured person gets the compensation for it. The physical damage done to the person cannot be paid up for but the medical expenses can definitely be borne by the responsible party.

In case you ever encounter any such accident at work, you can make injury and loss claims within 3 years of the accident. It is the duty of employers to make sure their employees work in a safe and accident free working atmosphere. Safety precautions like proper equipments, suitable working clothes etc can be taken care off.

If the employer is at fault, he needs to take the responsibility to pay for the losses. If the employer refuses to do so, the organization can be taken to the court and an efficient injury lawyer can help you make your claims.

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