Farming Injury Compensation Claims Information
Farming remains one of the most dangerous industries in the UK. Every year, dozens of farm workers suffer minor to serious injuries of all kinds. Most of these injuries are minor and the injured party will make a full recovery. However, some can be significantly more serious and lead to long-term health conditions including chronic pain and reduced mobility. Some accidents may even lead to amputations or head injuries which can cause long-term health concerns. If you’re looking to make a farming injury compensation claim against the person or company responsible, we are here to help.
If you’re looking to make a claim following any kind of farming injury, get in touch with Tylers Solicitors to suit your needs. For no-win, no-fee legal services and farm injury compensation claims, our experienced team are here to help.
What are the Most Common Injuries Sustained While Working on a Farm?
The agricultural sector is one of the most dangerous in the UK – as such, there are dozens of different injuries you can suffer while working on a farm. Some of the most common farm injuries that you might have suffered at work include lacerations and crushing injuries which can cause amputations. Other common injuries include falling from height or being injured by farm animals. Depending on the kind of farm you work on, you might even be injured by the chemicals in use on the farm.
What are the Common Causes of Farming Injuries in the UK?
There are dozens of potential causes of injuries on any kind of farm. Hazardous chemicals, unfriendly animals and dangerous machinery can all lead to serious injuries. Some of the most common injuries include farm animal attacks, including kicked by horses, or crushed by pigs, sheep and cows. More injuries include farm machinery accidents which can lead to serious lacerations and the loss of limbs. There is also the risk of chemical injuries due to farm chemicals and more standard accidents, such as falling from height.
Why Choose Tylers Solicitors to Represent My Farming Injury Compensation Claim?
Tylers Solicitors is an experienced provider of no-win, no-fee legal services. If you’ve suffered any kind of farming injury that wasn’t your fault, we are here to help. Our team of no-win, no-fee solicitors can work with you to claim the farming injury compensation you’re entitled to. For more information, don’t hesitate to get in touch with Tylers’ experienced team today.
I Was Injured by Faulty Farming Machinery – Can I Make a Claim?
If you were injured as a result of faulty farming machinery, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. Whether the farming machinery was delivered faulty, or if it has become unsafe due to a lack of maintenance, you may be entitled to claim for compensation. Depending on the reason behind the machinery’s failure, you may claim against the manufacturer, the owner of the farm or the company chosen to maintain the farming machinery.
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Farming Injury Compensation Claims
Whatever kind of farming injury you’ve suffered that wasn’t your fault, Tylers Solicitors is here for you. Our experienced team can provide a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation you’re entitled to. The more serious and long-term injuries you’re left with as a result of your accident, the more compensation you could be entitled to. Curious about how much your farming injury compensation claim could be worth? Call Tylers or use our simple farm injury compensation calculator below!
Injured by Farm Animal Compensation Amounts
If you’ve been injured by a farm animal, you may be entitled to compensation. There is a wide range of farm animals which can cause long-term injuries. So, whether you’ve been kicked by a horse, crushed by a cow or bitten by a dog, you may be entitled to claim compensation. While most of these injuries are minor, some can cause serious damage including crushing injuries, lacerations and heavy impacts.
£1,960 to £91,910
Falling from Height Compensation Amounts
As with any workplace, if you are required to work at height you need to be equipped with the right equipment and training. If you haven’t got the right equipment but are still required to work at height on a farm, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. Falling from height injuries can still be extremely dangerous and include permanent head injuries or back injuries. In some cases, falling from height can even lead to wrongful death compensation claims.
£1,760 to £354,260
Farm Chemical Injuries Compensation Amounts
Farms often have access to large quantities of chemicals, including pesticides and weedicides. Most of these chemicals are harmless in small amounts, but if you are required to work around them without the right safety equipment, they can lead to long-term health conditions, including lung conditions. In the short-term, spillages or accidents can lead to serious burns which can often cause long-term scarring.
£1,360 to £119,210
Injured by Farm Machinery Compensation Amounts
Farm machinery is some of the most dangerous machinery in the UK. Tractors, ploughs, round balers, cultivators and mechanised scythes can all cause serious injuries if faulty or used incorrectly. Whether you’ve been injured by faulty farm machinery or due to another party’s negligence around farm machinery, we are here for you.
£1,760 to £263,060
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Tylers Offer No-Win, No-Fee Farming Injury Compensation Claims?
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we are proud to offer a complete range of no-win, no-fee legal services to help you get the compensation you’re entitled to. Whatever kind of farming injury you’ve suffered that wasn’t your fault, we are here for you. Whether you’ve been injured by faulty machinery, animal attacks or another employee’s negligence, Tylers is here to help. For no-win, no-fee compensation claims that won’t cost you a penny, get in touch with Tylers today!
How Long Do I Have to Claim Farm Injury Compensation?
As with any kind of accident at work claim, you have up to three years after the event to make a claim for compensation. If you’ve been left with an industrial disease as a result of working on a farm, you may be entitled to claim farm injury compensation up to three years after the diagnosis. Please be aware that, sometimes, it can take up to two years for you to receive the compensation you’re entitled to.
I Was Injured While Visiting a Farm – Could I Be Entitled to Claim Compensation?
If you were visiting a farm to pick fruit, visit a petting zoo or for any other reason, you may be able to claim compensation for any injuries you’ve suffered. A farm that welcomes guests and visitors has an obligation to protect them in what can be a dangerous environment. Whether you or your child has suffered an injury on a farm that wasn’t your fault, Tylers Solicitors may be able to help.
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