Security and Door Staff Accident Claims

If you are a door staff member or security professional who has been injured at work through no fault of your own, our solicitors are here to make a claim on your behalf and get you the compensation you deserve.

When incidents occur, they can lead to a wide range of injuries including cuts, bruises and broken bones. In some cases, these injuries can be serious or even life-threatening. As well as dealing with financial difficulties caused by having to take time out of work, you may also be suffering from long-term pain or psychological distress. JMW Solicitors can provide you with the support and information you need to make a recovery and feel like yourself again.

To get in touch with us and to start your claim, call us today on 0800 054 6570. Alternatively, request a callback using the online enquiry form.

How JMW Can Help You Make a Claim

The law relating to personal injury is complicated and ever-changing, and each case brings its own individual circumstances. If you choose to make a claim without a solicitor working for you, you will have to tackle this complicated area of the law without any support, and you'll have to pay any costs the claim generates yourself.

You will also likely be dealing with the responsible party’s insurer, who will be experienced in defending themselves against such claims, and will have the resources to put up a strong defence.

By using JMW to make your claim, this burden is lifted. We will appoint an expert solicitor who specialises in the particular area of law relevant to your case, making sure you have the best possible representation to get you the compensation that you deserve.

Having established who was responsible for causing your injury, we will proceed to build the strongest possible case against them. Our team has many years of experience in personal injury law, bringing this experience to bear on our clients’ cases.

All of our personal injury solicitors work on a no win, no fee basis. This means that the process of making a claim is totally risk-free, as you will not have to pay a penny if your claim is unsuccessful.

From the moment you contact us, our goal is to help you make a claim, and ensure you get the compensation you deserve.

How Much Could I Claim for Injuries Caused in an Accident While Working Security?

The amount of compensation you are likely to receive depends on a number of factors, including:

  • The nature and extent of your injuries
  • The speed of your recovery
  • The effects the injuries have had on your life
  • What financial losses you have suffered

Although every case is different, the figures below provide a rough guide of how much you might be able to claim for an injury while working as security or door staff, based on the Judicial College Injury Tables. 

Remember, these estimated compensation amounts are simply ballpark figures based on the average guidelines and do not take into account any financial losses you may be entitled to receive compensation for. The best way to get an accurate idea of how much you could claim is by speaking to one of our solicitors.

Fractures between the elbow and wrist£5,280 - £15,300
Shoulder injuriesUp to £6,290 - £38,280
Arm injuries£15,300 - £104,370
Knee injuries£13,000 - £76,690
Leg fractures that include the knee joint£41,550 - £55,590
Back and spinal injuries£1,950 - £322,060
Head injuries from falling objects£1,760 - £322,060

Any of these injuries can restrict your ability to work, leading to a potential loss of income, which is why it is vital that you seek compensation if your injury occurred due to another person’s mistake.

FAQs About Security and Door Staff Accidents

Are there any time limits on making a claim?

Under English and Welsh law, an individual can make a claim for injury or accident up to a maximum of three years after the incident occurred.

There are very select circumstances under which you may be able to claim after this period, such as if you were injured in an industrial accident. If you think you may fall into this bracket, get in touch with us for some clear advice on whether or not you are able to make a claim.

How do I make a claim if I have been assaulted while working as security or door staff?

If your injury is the result of an assault by a customer visiting your workplace or another third party, this is considered a crime of violence, and as such criminal injuries compensation is available. This will mean a claim is made against an organisation or company, and, in some cases, it can mean a claim will be made through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). Regardless of the process, JMW will work to secure you the best compensation possible.

What are some common causes of security and door staff accidents?

Injuries are not just restricted to assaults; security and door staff can also be injured in accidents, such as slips, trips or falls from height, as well as incidents caused by inadequate health and safety training. When door staff and security are asked to assist in setting up venues or transporting equipment, for example, a lack of training can lead to accidents.

Irresponsible venue management can put the safety of security staff at risk if the appropriate safety procedures aren’t followed. If you have been injured because of managerial negligence, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation.

Talk to Us

If you work as security or door staff and have sustained an injury due to somebody else's negligence, you are entitled to make a claim for compensation. You can call us now on 0800 054 6570 or request a callback using our online contact form. We're on your side, ready to work to achieve the result you deserve.

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