The workplace can be a very stressful environment and if employees’ health and safety is not taken care of adequately both physical and mental injury can occur. The law is designed to protect citizens from harm and to this effect various health and safety, harassment and workplace policies are in place. In case that these protections are ignored – for example in the case of negligence, breach of healthy and safety law, sexual harassment, discrimination or other failure to comply with employment law which results in a recognised psychological condition – compensation is available through the courts.
Work Place Solicitors are a specialist personal injury lawyers with expertise in the field of mental injury in the workplace. They can help you navigate the perimeters of the law in this area and, if proven that the work stress has caused a diagnosed psychiatric injury with consequences on the victim’s life, work and relationships compensation ranging from £1000 to upwards of £100,000 could be claimed. You can even employ a solicitor on a no-win, no-fee basis therefore deferring any up-front costs to be paid from your eventual settlement or award of costs, or in the instance that the claim is unsuccessful the solicitor will waive their fee.
You can get free advice and learn more about how you could get compensation to rebuild you life following a workplace injury from the website Claims Advice, they offer information on work stress injury along with their solicitors helpline for further advice.