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Agricultural Illness Compensation

There are a number of people who do agricultural work and suffer from illness as a result of their occupation. There have been severe injuries as well in this sector and the reasons behind this are varied. People go to farms to work just like we go to our offices. If dealing with livestock there is a chance of contracting a disease but most common injuries are due to the use of heavy machinery. You can make an Agricultural illness compensation claim if you have been injured while working on agricultural land. This type of claim comes under the personal injury compensation section.

There may be many causes behind an agricultural illness or injury. You should be aware of the hazards that this type of a workplace puts forward. Just like the workers at a construction site, the farmers too are prone to accidents and injuries. Sometimes it is the farm vehicles or machinery that becomes the cause of the injury for the farmer. The farmer may fall off from a height and may get in contact with the chemicals and other substances that are to be used in the farm for agriculture purposes. Any object may fall over him and leads to serious injury.

If there is noise all around in the farm, the farmer may get some hearing disability. There is dust all around in the farm. Any worker who is prone to dust allergy may get some serious disease and may have to incur great cost for his treatment as well. The vibrating tools used at the farms or agricultural lands too become a reason for accidents sometimes. If the animals of the farm have some dangerous disease, the farmer may catch it too. In such cases, the farmer can claim the compensation from the owners of the farm or the people whom he is working for.

He can take the help of professional solicitors that would take his claim forward and make him win the case as well. The help of professional lawyers and solicitors becomes necessary in such cases as the farmers may not have proper knowledge about the laws that govern such cases. You can start a claim against the owners of the farm and get Agricultural illness compensation amount that you have spent in the treatment of the disease. There may be some time limits to make this claim so you do not have to be late. You can take up the services of the lawyers who work on a no-win, no-fee basis and save your money.

Work Accident Claim
Mr W was working as an electrician in a poorly lit cellar when he fell onto breeze blocks left by the contractor. He suffered a knee injury that prevented him from pursuing his dream of setting up a business on his own. Mr W was awarded £57,000.00
"I would give the money back today not to have had this accident, but I felt in safe hands with my Solicitor."
Mrs W of Portsmouth