Military Accident at Work Compensation Claims Information
Military Accidents at Work is usually involved in a lot of risky situations. This happens during combats, and even in their regular surroundings at work. In some cases, those injuries are inevitable, making the military personnel extra vulnerable. Nonetheless, the members of the armed forces are entitled to workplace injury compensation claims suppose they are injured during service or when on duty. The Ministry of Defence takes the responsibility of limiting the risks by protecting the safety of the armed forces members. When the military personnel are not in direct combat, they are protected by the MoD. Conversely, they receive proper training and machinery to help them deploy their duty accordingly when they are not in direct combat.
How Can I File a Military Accident at Work Claim?
The military accidents at work claims can be filed if there is enough proof that the injury was as a result of the MoD’s negligence. Also, you can file for compensation if the injury was as a result of faulty or defective work equipment. You will sue the MoD for compensation because they are the ones providing the equipment.
The first step you need to take when filing for compensation is to hire a reputable personal injury solicitor. The lawyer will look into your case, and examine every circumstance that surrounds or lead to the accident. This will allow them to determine who takes the blame for your injury and if you can claim for a compensation.
Always ensure that you have the needed evidence and any other related information that will make works easier for the personal injury lawyer.
What Kinds of Injuries Can I Be Compensated For?
Military accidents at work claims are also classified among other personal injury claims. For that, you will be entitled to compensation if you experience suffering and pain from the work-based injury. That being said, you will eligible for a claim for lifestyle and medical expenses and other financial losses. Other compensations that you will receive include the following;
- Loss/delay of a promotion
- Possible cost of an on-going treatment
- Previous or forthcoming loss of earnings
- An adapted housing
- Cost of partial or permanent professional care
- Loss of pension
What Else Will I Be Compensated For?
You will also be compensated for the mobility aids costs, as well as other equipment that could be needed after your injury.
If you intend to enjoy your claims, you should keep in mind that every claim has a maximum of three years after the injury or accident. For that, if you fail to file a claim within three years of your accident, you might not be compensated.
Which Injuries Will Not Be Eligible for Compensation?
Generally, the member of the armed forces can file a claim if they have been injured in any way during their service delivery. Nonetheless, all injuries that are sustained during an active operation or during an on-going combat are classified under the combat immunity. For that, they are not under the military accidents claims. Such injuries need proper examination with the help of a lawyer. When you are looking for a personal injury lawyer, it is advised to choose a free, no-obligation lawyer. Such lawyers will deliver their services without charging you any fee. You will only pay a specific percentage when you get your compensation.
If you have suffered a military accident at work injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault then you may be able to make a claim. Call Tylers today on (freephone): 0800 699 0079 to see if you can make a claim today.
Military Accident at Work Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered a military accident at work, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the severity of the accident that’s happened. If you’re wondering how much you may be entitled to, Use our simple military at work compensation calculator below!
Defective Military Equipment Accidents
As part of responsibility in the military, personnel are expected to handle heavy loads and equipment that sometimes isn’t fit for purpose. In some cases, the lack of equipment may also be a problem and lead to an ever-lasting injury or in even the worst case, death.
Up to £50,000
Military Road Accident Claims
Unfortunately, road accidents make up the highest percentage of accidents in the military. These type of accidents are both likely to occur on and off duty, making it ever more likely. When injured in a road accident, your eligibility to continue in the armed forces may be questioned. We’re here to claim you the compensation you deserve.
Up to £40,350
Armed Forces Hearing Loss / Tinnitus Claims
In the military, members of the armed forces are exposed to excessive noise on a regular basis. After a sustained period of time, if not protected, your hearing can become significantly worse or in some cases you may become deaf. We’re here for you at Tylers Solicitors to help you with your claim.
Up to £18,950
Armed Forces Off-Duty Injury Claims
Off-duty road accidents are responsible for a large amount of injuries to armed forces personnel. As well as dealing with the immediate impact, your health and well being is also a factor that comes into play for the longer term.
Up to £22,500
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Choose Tylers to Make Military at Work Compensation Claims?
Our team of legal experts are here for you every step of the way to deliver professional personal injury services to get you the money you are owed for your misfortune. Whatever military accident at work you have encountered or been through, we’re here get you what you’re entitled too.
Call Tylers Solicitors today to start your claim with our friendly legal team.
Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Military at Work Compensation Claims Solicitor?
At Tyler’s, we stand out from the crowd by offering a range of no-win, no-fee legal services. We want to help you get more compensation for whatever claim you’re trying to get. We make a promise beforehand that if we are unsuccessful in your claim, then you don’t owe us a penny for our time or services!
Anyone can attempt to get the compensation that they feel entitled too. Our expert team will help you along the way and you aren’t required to pay any fees upfront.
What's the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme?
If you have suffered an injury of debilitating condition from being an armed forces member, then the armed forces compensation scheme could be a great resource to gather further information.
This scheme covers all reserve & regular personnel but you have to make your claim within the first 7 years of any injury or condition that you picked up as a result of being in the army. While we recommend you talk to our specialist team, this is a recommended resource for you to look into further as you don’t have to wait until you’ve left the army to submit a claim.
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