If you have ever experienced a nasty slip trip or fall or any kind of accident in the workplace and you have sustained injuries some and talk to one of our accident at work solicitors in Leeds we are just a phone call away.
Michael Lewin Solicitors have years of experience in dealing with compensation claims. Our qualified professional solicitors will work hard on your behalf to get you awarded with the compensation you deserve.
Mrs L aged 58 from Netherton had an accident at work. She had walked into the chill area of a warehouse and slipped on food produce that had been spilt on the floor. As a result of this she sustained painful injuries to her hands and knees. Our solicitors were extremely happy to be able to present Mrs L with an amazing £2890 in compensation after we settled her claim. All employers? duty of care to their employees means that they have to provide competent staff a safe working environment and the correct equipment and systems for work.
Section 16 of the health and safety at work act 1974 permits approved codes of practice which explains different practices acceptable the different working environment will stop these approved codes of practice can be used as an indication for the courts as to whether the actions of the employer were safe and reasonable. The onus is on the employer they have exercised reasonable care or they are liable in the eyes of the law.
If you have been the victim of an accident at work and would like to speak to one of our dedicated solicitors in Leeds and we will try to achieve the maximum amount of compensation we can in as little as possible.
If staff in the workplace are more vigilant about spotting hazards then the number of workplace accidents could be reduced. Maybe if Mrs L’s employers had appointed someone as health and safety officer and given all the staff training about mopping up spills she may not have been injured. But even though Mrs L was unlucky Michael Lewin Solicitors were there to support her through the claims process.
If you are in any doubt as to whether you have a valid claim for compensation if you have been injured at work then our experienced staff will be able to tell you in a few short questions if you are eligible to make a claim against your workplace.
If you have suffered a nasty accident and would like to speak to one of our accident at work solicitors in Leeds then call us on 0844 499 9302. Our solicitors are well experienced and would be happy to help; start your claim today and gain the compensation that you deserve.