Warehouse Accident Claims
If you have sustained an injury that was caused by the negligence of someone else while working in a warehouse, JMW Solicitors can help you to claim compensation. We are experts in our field and have many years of experience in helping people with warehouse accident claims, which means we are well placed to assist you, whatever your circumstances.
We understand the devastating impact that a workplace accident can have on your life and ability to do your job, and will do our utmost to secure the maximum compensation amount for the suffering you have endured.
How JMW Can Help You Claim
Our friendly and knowledgeable solicitors are experts in helping employees who have sustained injuries while working in a warehouse. We will guide you every step of the way throughout the claims process, ensuring it is as stress-free as possible, allowing you to focus on your recovery.
The most common types of warehouse accident compensation claims that our expert solicitors have dealt with involve:
- Malfunctioning equipment accidents
- Falls from height
- Objects falling from height
- Slips, trips and falls
- Exposure to loud noises
- Exposure to toxic substances
- Incidents involving heavy vehicles, such as forklift trucks
If your accident does not fit into any of the categories above, but it occurred within the last three years and was caused due to somebody else’s negligence, contact JMW Solicitors to make a claim.
The compensation secured following your claim can help to cover any loss of earnings, medical costs, transport to and from appointments, and ensuring those responsible are held to account.
How Much Can I Claim for a Warehouse Accident?
The amount of compensation you will receive following a warehouse accident will depend on the type of injury you have suffered and the extent of your injuries. It will also be influenced by the impact of the incident on your life, including any financial losses you've suffered as a result.
The figures below provide a rough guide of how much you might be able to claim for an injury in a warehouse, based on the Judicial College Injury Tables. For a more accurate calculation of how much you could be able to claim, based on the specifics of your case, get in touch with the team today. We can give you a precise estimate that takes into account all of the details about your injury and circumstances.
|Cuts or abrasions causing scarring||£1,500 - £15,000|
|Breathing in harmful fumes||£4,240 - £10,040|
|Fractures between the elbow and wrist||£5,280 - £15,300|
|Vibration white finger and hand-arm vibration syndrome||£2,390 - £30,630|
|Shoulder injuries||Up to £6,290 - £38,280|
|Knee injuries||£13,000 - £76,690|
|Burns from hot surfaces or chemicals||£1,890 - £83,550 and above|
|Arm injuries||£15,300 - £104,370|
|Leg fractures that include the knee joint||£41,550 - £55,590|
|Deafness or tinnitus||£11,890 - £112,100|
|Damage to the eye(s) from a lack of goggles||£18,880 - £214,520|
|Back and spinal injuries||£1,950 - £322,060|
|Head injuries from falling objects||£1,760 - £322,060|
A financial reward will compensate you for the pain and suffering caused by your injuries, and will also help support you while you are recovering. Compensation can cover the cost of unexpected medical bills, rehabilitation and any required care from family and friends. In addition, compensation will cover any time you have taken off work due to your injury.
ACCIDENT COMPENSATION CALCULATOR
How much is your warehouse accident claim worth?
Your Employer’s Responsibility Explained
It is your employer’s responsibility to ensure that reasonable steps are taken to avoid accidents at work. These steps include:
- The provision of appropriate personal protective clothing
- Ensuring all employees are properly trained and supervised
- Placing safety barriers in appropriate areas, for example, when working at height
- Displaying warning signs in hazardous areas
- Keeping the workplace clean and tidy
If your employer has breached their duty of care and this resulted in an injury, you are entitled to claim compensation and should contact a solicitor to talk through your situation.
FAQs About Warehouse Accident Claims
What are the most common injuries sustained in warehouse accidents?
Warehouse accidents can result in several different types of injuries, including:
- Sprains, strains and pulled muscles
- Cuts, bruises and lacerations
- Broken or fractured bones
- Loss of eyesight
- Loss of hearing
- Spinal cord injuries
- Head or brain injuries