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We only ever advise those who have been injured and never those responsible for causing injuries - or their insurers.


We provide a range of legal guides and resources. While no substitute for advice from our experts, these guides will help you to understand your rights and navigate a claim, if you choose to progress with one.

 

Trade union members can find additional guidance relating to employment issues on our dedicated trade union website

 

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Accidents at Work

I had an accident at work, what are my rights?

I had an accident at work, what are my rights?

If you’ve had an accident at work in the UK and want to know what your rights are, read this guide by our legal experts.

A guide to accident at work cases

A guide to accident at work cases

This guide contains information about accident at work cases.

A guide to strain injury cases

A guide to strain injury cases

This guide contains information about strain injury cases.

Warehouse accident claims

Warehouse accident claims

If you’ve been injured in a warehouse accident, we can help you claim compensation.

A guide to stress cases

A guide to stress cases

This guide contains information about stress cases.

Dismissed after an accident at work?

Dismissed after an accident at work?

Find out your options if you've been fired after an accident at work, including unfair dismissal claims and personal injury compensation.

Workplace slips, trips and falls

Workplace slips, trips and falls

In this guide we review common trip hazards, types of slip injuries, and what employers should do to prevent falls and protect their workers’ health and safety.

Workplace winter safety tips

Workplace winter safety tips

Read our top tips for how employers should be keeping the workplace safe over the winter months, plus FAQs.

I fell off a ladder at work - can I claim?

I fell off a ladder at work - can I claim?

If you have fallen off a ladder at work, you may be entitled to compensation. Our expert solicitors can help you find out if you have a claim.

I slipped and fell on ice – can I claim?

I slipped and fell on ice – can I claim?

Slipped on ice at work or in public? Our personal injury solicitors can help you make a no win, no fee compensation claim for your injuries.

Guide to the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

Guide to the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS)

Our guide answers the most frequently asked questions about the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme.

Fatal accident at work statistics

Fatal accident at work statistics

In 2018/2019, 147 workers were killed due to accidents at work. Learn more about fatal workplace accidents, and the main causes of them, here.

Military injuries statistics UK

Military injuries statistics UK

In this guide, we’ll explore common military injuries, as well as statistics around injury and illness in the British Army, Royal Air Force and Royal Navy.

Machinery accidents at work

Machinery accidents at work

Operating machinery at work can be dangerous. Read our guide to understand the types of machinery accidents that can happen at work and how to prevent them.

What are your rights if you’re injured while working abroad?

What are your rights if you’re injured while working abroad?

Thompsons Solicitors’ head of overseas accident claims, Martyn Gwyther, discusses what your rights if you’ve been injured while working abroad. Read more here.

How to prevent falls when working at height

How to prevent falls when working at height

Our guide will provide you with things you need to think about before you begin any work at height.

Claiming for driving accidents at work

Claiming for driving accidents at work

This guide provides everything you need to know when claiming for a work-related accident on the roads.

The cost of accidents in the workplace

The cost of accidents in the workplace

Workplace accidents cost the UK billions every year. Find out more about their true cost and what your employer can do to reduce the risk of them here.

Burn injuries – working for McDonald’s

Burn injuries – working for McDonald’s

Thompsons Solicitors is committed to supporting McDonald’s workers who have been burned while working for McDonald’s. Read how Thompsons can support you.

Work at Height Regulations 2005

Work at Height Regulations 2005

Thompsons Solicitors details how you are protected by the Work at Height Regulations 2005 and advises on how you can make a work accident compensation claim.

Groundsmen and gardening injuries at work: a guide to claiming compensation

Groundsmen and gardening injuries at work: a guide to claiming compensation

Gardening injuries are a common cause of personal injury claims for groundsmen. Read more from our personal injury specialists on the most common gardening injuries here.

Electrician injured at work - personal injury claims for electricians

Electrician injured at work - personal injury claims for electricians

Are you an electrician who has been injured while at work? Read our useful guide on to find out if you can claim for compensation.

Hairdresser injured at work - personal injury claims for hairdressers

Hairdresser injured at work - personal injury claims for hairdressers

Are you a hairdresser who has been injured at your place of work? Our guide might be able to help you find out if you can make a claim for compensation.

PPE - personal protective equipment

PPE - personal protective equipment

Find out what injuries can be caused by lack of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and if you have a case to make a claim for compensation.