If you need to claim accident at work compensation use Michael Lewin Solicitors in London. We helped Mr M claim compensation after he seriously damaged his hand in an accident at work.
Mr M is 42 years old and an experienced truck driver. On the day of his accident Mr M was getting out of his truck to unload some flour. Mr M tripped on a gouge in the kerbstones as he was exiting his truck.
As a result of falling on the broken kerbstone Mr M suffered severe lacerations to his hand and also very painful broken fingers. Mr M was well within his right to consult Michael Lewin Solicitors and claim compensation as the accident was not his fault.
In the past figures have shown that slip trip and fall incidents in the workplace have cost 40 workers their lives in one year. Also in a year over 15000 major injuries to workers have been caused by slips trips and falls and over 30000 workers have taken more than three days off work.It is estimated that the cost to society each year for slips trips and falls is around £800 million.Health and Safety Executive figures show that slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries in the work place in Great Britain. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height.
All employers? duty of care to their employees means they have to provide competent staff a safe working environment the correct equipment and a safe system of work.
If you think you have a valid claim for accident at work compensation Michael Lewin Solicitors in London can offer you the best advice about your case. We will endeavour to pursue your claim for compensation and settle your case as quickly as possible. General duties of employers to their employees.
(1)It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health safety and welfare at work of all his employees.
(2)Without prejudice to the generality of an employer’s duty under the preceding subsection the matters to which that duty extends include in particular?
(a) The provision and maintenance of plant and systems of work that are so far as is reasonably practicable safe and without risks to health;
(b)arrangements for ensuring so far as is reasonably practicable safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use handling storage and transport of articles and substances;
(c)the provision of such information instruction training and supervision as is necessary to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health and safety at work of his employees;
Michael Lewin Solicitors have a number of experienced lawyers all of which specialise in a particular area of liability law; so whether you have been involved in a car accident and accident at work or an accident in a public place we can help you get the best result from your case.
To make a claim for accident at work compensation today call Michael Lewin Solicitors in London on: 0844 499 9302.