Mr S from Leeds was hurt when he slipped on some metal steps at work; Michael Lewin Solicitors have the legal skills to assist with a claim involving an accident in the work place and have plenty of experience with employer liability cases in the UK.
46 year old Mr S was left bruised and in pain when he slipped on wet metal steps at work. Employers have breached health and safety regulations if regular checks are not highlighting any potential hazards in the work place. Michael Lewin will accept an employer liability case on a no win no fee basis if their client was not to blame for their accident.
There are basic rules which must be followed to reduce the risk of slips either at work or in a public place. Failure to follow these rules can lead to liability for an accident and injury to another person. Basic housekeeping rules are vital; keep water and contaminants away from walkways and if they do spill they should be cleaned up immediately. Any employees such as cleaners who are exposed to wet floors should be provided with suitable footwear. Particular care and attention should be taken during the colder months when rain ice and snow increase the risk of wet floors.
Anyone who is unsure if they are entitled to make a claim for compensation can speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor at Michael Lewin. Anyone can read the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 which is a major piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom. The full text is available on the UK legislation website and can be downloaded free of charge. Unfortunately slips and falls like Mr S’s which result in an accident in the work place are not uncommon; this means that the team of solicitors at Michael Lewin have excellent experience in dealing with accident compensation claims in the UK.
Mr B’s claim was successfully resolved and thanks to the legal expertise of his team of solicitors he was awarded ?2700.00 in compensation for his injury.
This area of personal injury law is extremely complex. Michael Lewin’s clients can be confident that they are in the hands of experts who can guide them safely towards the maximum compensation.
Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Loss of amenity covers things such as not being able to continue a hobby continue a chosen career or carry out domestic tasks.
Special damages can include part of your claim for example lost wages travelling expenses (e.g. for attending medical appointments) prescriptions private medical treatment the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property (including your car) the cost of private care or the equivalent value of care given by family members. This part of your claim can run into £1000s if you have been unable to go to work.
If you have suffered an accident in the work place in the UK call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302