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Are there any time limits when making a claim for an accident at work?

If you have suffered injuries due to an accident at work that was not your fault, there can be multiple reasons as to why you may be unable to make a claim for compensation right away.

Whether you have been focused on recovering from your injuries or you were unaware that you could make a claim, months and even years can pass before you look to pursue a claim.

The dedicated solicitors at Your Accident at Work Claims speak to many people who are concerned that they have run out of time to bring their claim, so in this article we talk you through the time limits in place for securing accident at work compensation.

If you have a potential accident at work claim that you would like to discuss with one of our experienced legal advisors, then give our team a call on today 0800 01 54321.

How long you will have to make an accident at work claim

In the UK, a claim for personal injury arising from an accident at work must be started within 3 years.

If legal proceedings have not started within this period, then the claim may become statute-barred, which ultimately means that the claim can no longer be made.

Crucially, the 3-year deadline starts from the date that the accident happened or from the date of which you had knowledge of the injury having been caused by a workplace accident.

The latter part, in particular, is relevant to those who may have been exposed to asbestos and have subsequently been diagnosed with asbestos-related illness many years after exposure.

Find out if you are entitled to make a work accident claim

If you are unsure as to whether you are still entitled to make a claim after suffering injuries caused by an accident at work, you can talk directly to one of our specialist accident claim solicitors.

One of our friendly and knowledgeable legal advisors will talk you through the process of making a claim and answer any questions or queries that you may have with regards to the claims process.

To quickly contact our specialist personal injury team and begin your journey to justice, just provide us with a few quick details and start your claim online.

Our no win no fee policy

At Your Accident at Work Claims, our solicitors deal with all work injury claims on a no win no fee basis.

Essentially this ensures you won’t lose a single penny whilst making a claim with us, regardless of the result!*

So what is there to lose? Get in touch with Your Accident at Work claims and discover how much accident at work compensation you are entitled to today.

Don’t delay, claim today!

Our legal team are fully aware of how distressing it can be to have suffered from an accident during work, which is why client care is at the heart of everything we do.

If you would like to talk directly to a member of our specialist accident claims team, then call our personal injury helpline now on 0800 01 54321

Or if you cannot discuss your claim over the phone right now, you can also get in touch by checking out our easy to complete online enquiry form.

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