Accidents at Work

Miya Solicitors have a dedicated team who specialize in representing clients who have sustained injury as a result of an accident at work or developed an illness or disease as a result of their work.

“1.2 million working people suffer from a work-related illness” (Health and Safety Executive Key figures for Great Britain (2013/14)).

Employers have a legal duty to provide a safe working environment. They should also hold insurance to cover any of their staff be injured in an accident at work.

Workplaces include, but are not limited to, the following types of environment:

• Construction sites
• Manufacturing sites
• Agricultural sites and Farms
• Offices,
• Shops and retail outlets
• Restaurants.

The possible causes of accident include, but are not limited to:

• Negligent employer
• Negligent co-worker,
• Defective work materials or equipment
• Unsafe system of work,
• Fall from height
• Falling object
• Machines which do not have guards to prevent fingers and hands being caught in dangerous machinery

Our Ethos

At Miya we recognize the stress and inconvenience being involved in an accident at work can bring. We therefore focus on minimizing this and getting you back into the position you were before the accident in the shortest period of time. At the same time, we strive to obtain the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.

We also explore rehabilitation at the earliest opportunity

Our Team

Our specialist team is dedicated to pursuing compensation claims on behalf of people injured whilst in the course of their employment.

Our staff consists of highly experienced and skilled individuals with established records in handling such cases.

They are also very hard working and easily accessible.

We can visit you at home, work or in hospital and are waiting to be of assistance.