If you have suffered an injury from a needlestick or other sharps such as scalpels or lancets due to someone else’s negligence, claiming compensation could help to compensate for the pain caused and help you as you deal with the after-effects of the injury.
The personal injury team at JPS Walker Solicitors can help you claim compensation. Our solicitors are experts in these claims and can guide you through the entire process, ensuring you have specialist advice every step of the way.
To speak to a member of our team about your experience, simply call for free, impartial advice on 0161 713 5575 or fill in the online contact form and we will get back to you shortly.
You are eligible to make a claim for needlestick injury compensation if your skin has been pierced by a needle or sharp instrument in an accident that was not your fault.
Who is at risk?
There is a significant risk to employees depending on the nature of your profession. In the workplace, doctors, nurses, dentists, paramedics, tattoo artists, cleaners and police officers face a risk on a daily basis.
You may also be at an increased risk in public places such as parks, beaches, public toilets, public transport and nightclubs or bars.
Type of Injury
A needlestick injury can vary in severity but will usually result in pain, swelling, bleeding and tenderness. However, the main concern is the potential for contracting an infection or blood borne virus, such as, such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C or even HIV. These viruses are transmitted through bodily fluids and can result in major long-terms symptoms.
We offer to handle your needlestick injury claim under a No Win No Fee agreement so there is no financial risk to you.
Call us now for free, impartial advice on 0161 713 5575 or complete our online enquiry form to discuss your claim with a member of our specialist team.