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Chemical Burns at Work Claims

Advice and Assistance from Cohen Cramer

Injury from chemical burns at work claims: If you have sustained injury or loss as a result of a chemical burn at work you can look to claim compensation. Cohen Cramer Solicitors can help you claim, on a No Win-No Fee basis, the compensation you deserve.

Injury from chemical burns at work claims

Chemical burns can result from contact with a liquid or gas and can cause burning, blistering or other irritation of your:

  • skin
  • eyes
  • nose
  • throat

The injury can happen as a result of direct contact with the skin or from inhaling the gas or chemical.

The effects can be either short or long-term, with irritation, infection and dermatitis all being common injuries arising from contact with chemicals. Whatever the degree of injury you are entitled to claim compensation from your employer.

Your right to claim

Claim for chemical burn at work

Claim for chemical burn at work

Your employer must, by law, ensure that while at work you do not suffer any injury or harm. They have to provide you with safe and reliable work methods and colleagues with all the required safety and personal protection equipment to ensure you do not come to harm.

This duty includes ensuring you do not sustain chemical burns while at work.

If your employer fails in their duty and, as a result, you sustain injury then you are entitled to claim compensation. 

What you can claim for an injury from chemical burns at work 

The level of compensation you will receive will be based upon the extent of your injuries and the impact the accident has upon you. We will obtain a medical report based upon a physical examination and a review of your records as a means of proving your injuries and valuing your claim.

Your injuries – this can include the initial burn/blister/irritation as well as any longer-term problems such as scarring or issues relating to your vision or breathing.

Financial losses such as:

  • lost income resulting from time off work for recovery or treatment
  • the cost of any treatment you may require; this may include the cost of plastic or reconstructive surgery
  • the cost of travelling for treatment and related expenses
  • help from family and friends during your recovery
  • all and any other loss arising from the incident.

Whatever your losses, we are experts at dealing with such claims and can help you claim the compensation that you deserve.

Starting your compensation claim

To get your claim started or to have a chat to see what we can do to help, get in touch with us today:

  • call: 0113 224 7830 (24 hours)
  • email: enquiry@cohencramerpi.co.uk
  • pop your details into the contact box at the bottom of this page and we will get back to you

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