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Manual Handling Claims

There are many occupations where heavy lifting is a part of daily life however if you are suffering from an injury as a result of lifting, pushing or carrying heavy objects our accident at work solicitors can help you to make a manual handling claim.

However mild or serious your injury is we can help you to submit a claim against your employer for the injuries you have suffered as a result of their negligence.

What is a Manual Handling Accident?

A manual handling accident is the term used to describe accidents that occur as a result of transporting or supporting a heavy load, this type of accident is very common within the workplace and currently accounts for 40% of all workplace accidents.

There are many jobs where manual handling is a daily occurrence and those working within this industry are likely to feel aches and pains each day however there are some instances where employees suffer from severe injuries that can affect their daily life.

Our solicitors have seen many cases where the injuries sustained from a manual handling accident have not only caused immediate pain but have also resulted in an ongoing injury, causing those affected discomfort years after the incident.

Those working within the manual handling industry must be protected from accidents at work just like any other employee therefore, if you have suffered from a heavy lifting injury our solicitors can help you to make a compensation claim.

Common causes of Manual Handling Accidents

The most common accidents that cause manual handling injuries include:

  • Heavy lifting
  • Putting items down
  • Pushing heavy objects
  • Carrying a heavy load

These are the most common reasons for injury that our accident at work solicitors have seen in the manual handling accident cases we have acted on however if you have suffered as a result of another incident we will still be able to help you.

How to make a Manual Handing Claim

Our manual handling claim solicitors can help you to make a compensation claim for the injuries you have suffered as a result of employer negligence.

Whatever the circumstances behind your injury our solicitors can help you to recover compensation to replace loss of earnings and other costs you may of incurred as a result of your injuries.

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