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Laura Harper - Accident compensation solicitor

Work accident compensation solicitor - Birmingham

Laura is a solicitor based at our Birmingham office. Whilst she has extensive experience in all types of accident compensation claims, her main area of expertise has developed in dealing with a wide variety of accident at work compensation claims.

Laura has honed her negotiating skills in dealing with many employers, who are usually liable for the accident at work by virtue of breaches of their statutory duty of care to their employees, as set down in various workplace regulations, including The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992.

In addition, Laura has been successful in many cases of street accidents and slip, trip and fall accidents, which involve detailed investigations into the inspection and maintenance systems of the responsible authority.

Laura’s extensive experience will help you and your family to obtain fair compensation for your injuries, as quickly as it is possible.

Recent successful work accident compensation claims

Here is just a small sample of the successful accident at work compensation claims which Laura has been involved in.

Work accident compensation claim

Working in a food preparation area, our client was injured in an accident at work. Due to the lack of space between work areas, our client received a severe stab wound to his arm from another employee. The injury when healed, left him with extensive scarring. Laura fought this accident at work claim for compensation on the grounds that the second employee had been negligent but that the employer had also failed to provide a safe working environment.

The defendant’s insurers refused to negotiate a settlement, so Laura was forced to issue court proceedings. However, prior to the trial she was able to negotiate an acceptable sum in accident at work compensation.

Work accident compensation claim

Laura fought a claim for this client on the grounds that the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 had been breached by his employer.

He had been asked to carry out a task that required him to use a piece of equipment that he had not used previously. It was set up for him (but it didn’t operate as expected) and caused a serious injury to his hand, arm and shoulder. Our client’s injuries required surgery and extensive physiotherapy, and he was unable to return to work for several months.

The defendant’s insurers refused to negotiate and Laura was forced to issue court proceedings. Despite repeated attempts to negotiate, it was only at the steps of the court that the other side eventually offered an acceptable sum in accident at work compensation.

Accident compensation claim for assault at work

A railway worker, our client was seriously assaulted by a group of youths who attacked him at a station, pushing him to the ground and kicking him. As he fell, our client landed heavily on his arm and suffered extensive injuries, which required immediate treatment. It soon became apparent that his injury was extensive and the assault at work has left him with disability in one arm. He continues to suffer ongoing pain and numbness.

(It was argued that his employers failed to provide him with conflict training). His employers admitted liability for his injuries and (as a result of his ongoing symptoms and potential effect on his ability to carry out his job in the future) Laura was able to negotiate substantial assault at work compensation for our client.

Comments from accident compensation clients

Just a few examples of the thanks expressed by clients for whom Laura has successfully fought for compensation.

"Top service !!"
Client who received work accident compensation

"I found the solicitor dealing with my case to be very professional and extremely efficient."
D. Wilson, who slipped and fell at work and received accident compensation

"Was very pleased with the professionalism of Laura Harper. I found her most polite and friendly to deal with but also very professional. Thank you for all your help."
Client successful in a work accident compensation claim

“I just wanted to write to you to pass on my sincere thanks for all your help during this time. You have kept me up to date every step of the way, and your honesty and experiences enabled me to feel secure and therefore able to trust your opinions.”
Work accident compensation recipient

“Thank you once again for all your help and support you have been absolutely amazing, I’ve never met anyone so passionate about their work, so determined, so fiery, such compassion, you work to a standard that is far above and beyond excellence. You have been a tower of strength to me during this difficult time.”
Recipient of work accident compensation after falling from a height

“I would like to thank you for the prompt, friendly and efficient service you provided to me throughout my claim.”
Visitor to a retail property who received accident compensation after slip, trip and fall accident

Making an accident compensation claim

Telephone us now on 0800 783 9019 or complete one of our online compensation claim forms, and a representative will contact you as soon as possible.

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