Work Back Injury: Claim Compensation For Ongoing Problems

Work injury victim question

I suffered a back injury in a crushing accident at work 8 years ago – can I still make a claim for compensation from my employers as my back problems are ongoing?

Accident At Work Solicitor Response

The law in England and Wales generally allows three years from the date of injury or date of knowledge of injury to commence a claim at court failing which a claim will be out of

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It seems to me that your accident event was very clear and although you are still suffering now – I think from the information you have given your date of knowledge of injury seems to be the date of the original accident.

To see a helpful page explaining the time periods to claim compensation for work injuries and other accidents in the UK with exceptions to the three year time period (using a RTA as an example) click accident compensation claim