Personal Injury Claims * Accidents in the Workplace *

Workplace accidents happen every day. Many of these result in people sustaining injuries and many are as a result of the negligence of their employers. Your employer has legal obligations to carry out certain procedures to minimise the risk of injury that you are exposed to. Their responsibilities include providing adequate health and safety equipment and protective clothing, and to ensure that they are maintained to a safe standard. Your employer must also provide suitable training and first aid facilities and evaluate any risks in the workplace in order to prevent accidents. If your employer fails to do any one of these things, and you suffer or develop an injury as a result, you should be entitled to claim compensation.

If you are thinking about making a claim, there are a few things you can do to make your claim as strong as possible. Report the accident to your employer. This will ensure a record is kept in the accident book, which will provide
evidence in support of your accident claim. You should keep a written note of the accident if this is not possible. You should also see your doctor so that there is medical evidence of your injury, even if you think it is not that serious. Your
injury could develop over a period of time, which you will be able to claim for. Your medical evidence is ultimately what your compensation is based upon, so it’s important you keep these records up to date.

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  • K.D. Dublin 07/07/2013
    “I was very happy with the services of Tiernan & Co, and in fact have recommended their services to two friends since my claim settled.”

  • S.M. Louth 20/01/2013
    “When I was involved in a road traffic accident, I was unsure what to do. From the first time I contacted Tiernan & Co Solicitors until my case was finalised all members of staff kept me updated. They kept things simple, so it was easy for me to understand all aspects of my claim.”

  • N.G. Dublin 2 01/12/2012
    “Mark and his staff main priority are their clients, I couldn't recommend this firm enough.”

  • S.D. Meath 04/10/2012
    “I have been a client of Tiernan & Co for years now, Mark has dealt with my house purchase and sale, the probate of my fathers estate and a personal injury case on my behalf. Mark offers a highly professional service with a personal touch. I would recommend Mark to anyone in need of legal advice.”

  • F.B. Dublin 6 03/05/2010
    “Any queries I had in relation to my personal injury claim were answered promptly and in a professional manner and in the end the compensation I received exceeded my expectations.”

  • C.B. Wexford 02/03/2013
    “I always felt that the staff in Tiernan & Co had time to listen to me and respond to any question I asked. As a client I felt I was a priority.”

  • D.B. Dublin 13 01/08/2012
    “As it was my first time claiming, I was unsure what to do. Mark and the staff at Tiernan & Co helped me through every stage of the process and answered any question I had, no matter how silly it sounded! To be kept updated throughout the whole claim made it much easier for me and in the end I couldn't have been happier with the outcome.”