‘How to’ Tips to Prevent Workplace Accidents:

Posted: 05/11/2021

Whilst you are at work, there will always be potential exposure to accidents, with some professions carrying more risk of injury than others, of course. But whatever work you do, your employer must make sure that the risk of you being injured at work is reduced to the lowest reasonable level possible. This duty is enshrined in law in the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, which can be found here:

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Accident at work. To claim or not to claim, that is the question…

Posted: 27/08/2021

When you suffer an injury at work, the decision as to whether to make a claim is a difficult one. This is mainly because you may have a very good employer you do not want to upset, or because you feel that making a claim might cause your employer financial hardship or the way you are treated at work.

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Working from Home and Work Related Personal Injury Claims

Posted: 19/08/2021

At Bakers we pride ourselves on our experience in representing claimants who have been injured through no fault of their own, helping them to receive compensation that they are properly entitled to. Our professional, friendly claims team will give you an honest, free and ‘plain English’ appraisal of your claim and we love delighting our clients when they receive the injury compensation they deserve.

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Changes to the way you can claim for whiplash injuries

Posted: 29/07/2021

If you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a Road Traffic Accident on or after the 31st May 2021 the Government has introduced reforms in the way that you can claim for your injuries, but only those suffering what is known as a Whiplash Injury.

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Surrey Cyclist Awarded £100,000 Compensation following Crash Caused by Pothole

Posted: 29/06/2021

Recent claims data released under a freedom of information request has revealed the scale of the additional costs incurred by local authorities who fail to adequately repair the vast number of potholes and other similar defects on their roads. The additional costs are both financial – including repairs to damaged vehicles and equipment – and physical, including payment of compensation to drivers, cyclists and pedestrians who suffer injuries resulting from pothole related incidents. The data reveals that between April 2019 and March 2020, local authorities in England alone paid out around £8.3 million to cover both compensation and legal fees.

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