Mr G used Michael Lewin’s accident compensation claim services in Leeds and received over £1500 after an accident in the work place.
Mr G was 46 years of age when the accident happened: he slipped in his workplace’s canteen which resulted in him falling to the ground. Mr G suffered multiple injuries all over his body: his head right hip and the right side of his body. He gained £1700 for his injuries on behalf of Michael Lewin.
Slips can be so easily avoided by following some basic rules in the workplace or in a public place. If employers/ public place owners fail to follow the rules they are liable for any injuries they cause due to their negligence.
Some of the basic rules to follow ;Wear suitable footwear; Clear spills up immediately; Choose flooring which will reduce the risk of slips If you have had an accident in the workplace or a public place and you require accident compensation claim services in Leeds come to Michael Lewin. We are here to help.
The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 imposes general duties for health and safety on employers employees and others such as landlords manufacturers suppliers and designers. It explains a ?duty of care?.
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.
Section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 permits Approved Codes of Practice which explains different practises acceptable for different working environments. The Approved Codes of Practice can be used as an indication for the courts as to whether the actions of the employer were safe.
An employer can only escape liability if they can prove that they have exercised reasonable care. You could be entitled to compensation if you can tick most or all of these boxes
? Have you been injured at work?
? Was the accident your fault?
? Could your employer have recently predicted an increased chance of your accident occurring?
? Have the injuries caused you or your family any increased financial costs?
If you would like to use our accident compensation claim services in Leeds here at Michael Lewin then call us today on 0844 499 9302. We are here to assist you in your cases whether you want us to discuss the specifics of your claim and the amount of compensation you are likely to get or if you want us to take on your claim.