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My husband had a workplace accident and it has caused
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Hi Pearl. We were helping to unload some boxes from a transport company, one of them fell off and cut my face up pretty badly. I was wondering if it will be possible to get some form of compensation f… read more
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My dad had an accident at work while playing table tennis
Hi, my dad had an accident at work while playing table tennis with his collages in the company workshop. The table tennis was provided by the employer. At the time when they were playing, he has slipp… read more
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I am just wanting to know if I can claim for a injury at
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I got carpal tunnel from my job as a floor installer,
Good morning, I got carpal tunnel from my job as a floor installer, because I was told to do do the job without the right tools. This situation started 4 moths ago, My boos he didn't care about it, sa… read more
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Our son 49, had a work accident 4 years ago, acc dropped him
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I had an accident in count with no fault of mine and
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Im off sick from work (after a head injury caused by a work
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My wife had two accidents on a cruise ship. She slipped and
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I have two questions: I recently resigned from my job and
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