Employer's Liability

Are you fed up of hearing “Have had an injury in the last three years that wasn’t your fault you could be entitled to compensation”?

So are we. That’s why here at Newnham & Jordan we offer a bespoke service, tailored to you. You will not just be a number in a system. From day one your case will be dealt by our experienced Personal Injury Lawyer who will see your case through to it conclusion.

The person you work for (your employer) is legally responsible for providing a secure and safe work place. This includes safety materials and equipment, competent work colleagues. A safe system of work with proper supervision and training. If your accident was due to faulty equipment or machinery supplied by another company, your employer is still responsible for ensuring that it is still safe for you to use and that you have received the training needed. Click here for more information on health and safety at work.

Making a claim for these injuries will not affect the terms of your employment because your employer will have insurance to cover these types of claims.

Injuries at work include:

  • Dangerous/defective machinery
  • Injuries involving lifting or manual handling
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Vibration induced injuries
  • Psychiatric injuries from bullying, harassment and stress.
  • Exposure to harmful and dangerous substances

What Compensation will I receive?

At Newnham & Jordan will assist you with recovering:

  • Compensation of personal injuries
  • Loss of income, past and future
  • Expenses incurred as a result of the injury

What will happen with my job if I make a claim against my employer?

Your employer will have insurance to cover compensation claims. Therefore the claim will dealt by the insurance company and not your direct employer. This will not affect the terms of your employment.

What if I cannot return to the same employment due to my injuries?

Sometimes due to the injuries you may not be able to return to your former job. In this circumstance we be able to advise you on your options.

How long do I have to make a claim?

English law states that in most cases you have up to 3 years from the date of the injuries.

Why Choose Newnham and Jordan?

  • Flexible appointments at a time & location to suit you
  • Detailed quotation – no hidden extras
  • Competitive fixed fees
  • Always contactable – no queuing on telephones!
  • Fully qualified experienced solicitors & lawyers handling your transaction
  • Regular updates keeping you fully informed
Fiona Pawsey

Our litigation specialist is here to help

Fiona Pawsey is our head of family and litigation and she understands the financial difficulties that you can incur when following an injury at work.

Get in Touch

We will respond within 24hrs


Ferndown: Peartree Business Centre
Weymouth: 20 Southcroft Road


Ferndown: 01202 877 400
Weymouth: 01305 470 051



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