If you have sustained injury in at an accident at work in Portsmouth, contact our specialists today for clear, authoritative, and realistic advice.
George Ide LLP are a specialist personal injury solicitors firm with offices in Lion House, Chichester. We are recognised as one of the leading firms in the South and have been serving clients from all over West Sussex, East Sussex, Hampshire, and the wider UK for more than four decades.
The types of accident most commonly represented by our Portsmouth personal injury team are falls from height, manual handling injuries, and slips, trips and falls – with these types of injuries accounting for nearly 30 per cent of all injuries nationally (source: RIDDOR).
The above types of injury can happen in any sector where there are unsafe working practices, but are particularly common in industries such as construction. Between them, they cost the UK economy more than £7 billion a year, with musculoskeletal injuries the most costly.
One often overlooked industry when it comes to accident at work in Portsmouth, is the nail bar sector. This should be a concern – the Health and Safety Laboratory has show nail bar technicians to be at increased risk of a range of workplace injuries, including neck and shoulder injuries, back injuries, wrist and hand injuries, as well as a range of musculoskeletal problems.
Furthermore, chemicals such as methyl methacrylate used in the industry can be hazardous and many workers suffer reactions including headaches and respiratory problems.
Those affected might be able to claim compensation for their injuries and industrial illnesses.
If you have sustained personal injury in an accident at work, Portsmouth solicitors George Ide LLP can provide you with a sensitive and disciplined service to help you ensure the full amount of compensation you are entitled to for medical expenses, lost earnings, and any specialist equipment or adapted living requirements.
In cases of serious and lasting injury we can provide independent healthcare-trained managers and can, where possible, negotiate the payment of interim funds.
For more information about ensuring your full rights under the law, contact our specialist team today.