Duncan Lewis is one of the UK’s leading firms of personal injury and Legal Aid solicitors – and can advise on how to make a no win no fee claim for compensation if your are a train driver injured in a work accident.
Train drivers can claim for accidents and injuries if they are caused by the negligence of an employer or other party, including:
Injuries which train drivers can claim for include:
The dependants of a train driver fatally injured in a work accident or train crash can make a claim for compensation if the employer or another party is liable. Contact Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors as soon as possible for help with making a no win no fee claim.
Claims for accidents and injury at work compensation fall under the area of law known as personal injury.
Personal injury claimants usually have three years from the date of the injury to make a claim for accident and injury at work compensation.
Claims can sometimes be made outside the three-year limitation period, however.
Because of the limitation period for personal injury claims, it is important to seek legal advice from Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors as soon as possible if you are injured in a work accident as a train driver.
Family members can call Duncan Lewis for advice on making a claim if a loved one has been injured at work as a train driver and is still recovering in hospital.
Compensation for Train Drivers injured at Work includes:
The Railways Act 2005 transfers responsibility for rail-specific health and safety from the Health and Safety Executive to the Office of Rail Regulation (ORR).
Rail companies have a legal duty to ensure safe working practices – and should carry out regular health and safety checks to make sure work risks are properly managed, equipment is fit for purpose and staff are properly trained and supervised.
However, it is your employer’s insurer who will settle any claim for accident at work or work injury compensation – or the insurer of whoever is liable for the injury, such as a motorist’s insurance company.
In the case of assault or criminal injuries, the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme pays compensation, but train drivers can make a no win no fee claim for compensation also.
Your Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitor will keep you fully informed at all stages of the case.
Many compensation claims for train drivers injured at work are settled out-of-court – Duncan Lewis personal injury lawyers negotiate hard to get the best settlement for you.
But if a court hearing is necessary, Duncan Lewis instructs leading barristers who specialise in work injury claims and/or rail regulation, to make sure you have the best legal representation possible.
Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors have a successful track record in accident and injury at work claims.
Contact Duncan Lewis for free advice on making a compensation claim for work injuries sustained as a train driver by calling 020 7923 4020.