Michael Lewin helped Mr B from Kent to get compensation after he claimed ankle injury compensation from his workplace.
Mr B in Kent had injured his ankle after he tripped over a defective tail lift on a vehicle in work.
He had initially suspected that his ankle might have been broken but that was later ruled out. His ankle was bruised and sore for a few days.
His accident occurred before Christmas and he was unable to help with all the preparations for Christmas; he was also worried about the cost of all the presents when he was on statutory sick pay.
If defective equipment has caused an accident in the workplace and resulted in any injuries to employees all possible causes will be investigated. Service records will be checked reports of defects or problems will be examined and the frequency of inspections will be taken into account.
Employers must not only create a safe working environment but they must enforce it and ensure that it is adhered to. They are responsible for any employee who has either not been trained or is failing to follow correct safety procedures.
I have suffered from an ankle injury like Mr B; can I get compensation with the help of solicitors at Michael Lewin?
He decided to try to get compensation using expert accident at work lawyers at Michael Lewin. Michael Lewin were able to take on Mr B’s claim on a no win no fee basis.
General duties of employees at work in accordance with the health and safety act of 1974:
It shall be the duty of every employee while at work?
(a)to take reasonable care for the health and safety of himself and of other persons who may be affected by his acts or omissions at work; and
(b)as regards any duty or requirement imposed on his employer or any other person by or under any of the relevant statutory provisions to co-operate with him so far as is necessary to enable that duty or requirement to be performed or complied with.
8 Duty not to interfere with or misuse things provided pursuant to certain provisions.
No person shall intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided in the interests of health safety or welfare in pursuance of any of the relevant statutory provisions.
If you have suffered an injury at work and you would like compensation for the distress you have suffered call legal experts at Michael Lewin today.
Michael Lewin can help you or a loved one if you have been the victim of an ankle injury and you would like compensation; call: 0844 499 9302.