Mr W was awarded over £4000.00 in accident injury compensation when he made his claim with the help of Michael Lewin’s lawyers in London.
Mr W was seriously injured when he was struck by a large gate whilst at work. Mr W was 69 at the time of his accident.
Mr W’s employers were liable for his accident and had failed in their duty to keep him as an employee safe from harm. Michael Lewin Solicitors were able to secure £4500.00 on behalf of Mr W to help compensate for his injuries.
Harm is caused by either the action or sometimes the inaction of the employer. Some actions which could be considered harmful to employers could include an employer removing a safety guard for cutting equipment thus increasing the likelihood for an accident to occur. An inaction causing harm could be something as simple as an employer not replacing a mat by the entrance to the building and this causing a slip or trip. Another inaction which frequently occurs is employers not insisting that warning signs are in place when liquids are spilt on the floor.
If as an employee you feel that your employer has failed to either act or they have been negligent by an inaction which could reasonably have been predicted to cause an accident then you can take legal action to get compensation. Michael Lewin can provide detailed legal advice on the circumstances of your case.
To check whether you are entitled to make an accident injury compensation claim speak to the lawyers at Michael Lewin in London. We can assess your case over the phone and get your claim started as soon as possible.
Your employer has a duty to provide all members of staff with a safe working environment. This applies to all employers. Employees that work off site for an employer still have the right to be provided with a safe working environment. This law does not just apply to the actual premises owned by the employer.
A duty of care is a much used legal term which comes into play when a company or organisation does something which could be reasonably expected to cause another person harm either intentionally or through neglect. This harm could be either a physical injury the most common type we see here or it could be a mental injury or the financial consequences of an accident could be harmful to the individual and his or her family. In a workplace an employer must provide a minimum of reasonable care towards all its employees. If this duty of care is neglected and an accident subsequently occurs employees are further covered by being able to take their employer to court to get financial compensation for any harm caused by the employer’s negligence or non-adherence to their duty of care.Every UK employer has a duty of care.
This is critical to the health safety and general welfare of all employees. Not all employers are aware of the implications of the duty of care. But it doesn?t matter how small a business happens to be. Where there’s any member of staff there is a duty of care responsibility. To make an accident injury compensation claim today call Michael Lewin lawyers in London on: 0844 499 9302.