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Shop Compensation

Shop compensation is a claim that you can make against the owner of the shop when you face an accident resulting into some personal injuries. If you work at a warehouse, wood shop, cloth shop, glassware or an electrical shop then the chances are that you may face some accidents during your daily routine work. There are many kinds of shop accidents that you may face and some of them may oblige you to sustain a wide range of injuries. You may slip on the floor of your shop or get hit by some heavy items placed on high shelves. Due to some type of shop accident you may sustain back injury, leg injury bone fracture or even serious head injuries. Incase you suffer any injury during your duty at your shop it is the legal responsibility of your employers to provide you some financial assistance to cover up your loss.

In some condition your employer or the owner of your shop may refuse to offer you any help and in this case it becomes quite essential for you to make a shop accident compensation claim. Shop compensation claims are mostly made when the victims are not responsible for the injuries. So, in order to make successful shop compensation claim you must be able to prove that the owner of the shop or the employer was responsible for your injuries. You should do your best to show that you face the accident and sustain the injuries only because of lack of safety measures in the shop. It is the legal obligation of the owner to employ the best safety features in their shop. However, some owner does not maintain good safety measures in their shop and it often results into shop accidents in which the victims are mainly the employees. The amount that a victim can compensate as shop accident claim depends on the seriousness of the injuries and the strength of the claim.

Shop compensation claims could include a wide range of expenses that you have made in coping with your injuries. Due to some serious injuries you may not be able to work permanently or for a long period of time. Moreover, you may have made huge expenses in paying hospital bills and huge medical charges. You can include all these expenses when filing shop compensation against you employer. There are also some few important things that you should keep in mind when filing a shop compensation claim. You are required to file your shop accident compensation within a period of three years from time of your accident. The best way is to hire a professional personal injury lawyer as they have extensive knowledge in making injury compensation claims.

Pedestrian run over by car
Mrs K was knocked over by a car that mounted the pavement, fracturing her tibia. Following extensive medical investigations organised by Cooks, it transpired that the accident brought forward the need for a knee replacement operation in the next 5-10 years. Cooks settled Mrs K’s claim for £28,750.00 she said:
"I am very pleased with the service I have received and would recommend Cookss to my friends. My claim was handled in a very professional manner and I was kept informed of it’s progress. Everyone I met or spoke to was helpful and considerate and I felt confident in their abilities. This was important to me at the time of my accident and later."
Mrs K from Streetly