Mr L from Coventry had suffered an ankle injury which was sustained as he was working; he came to accident at work experts at Michael Lewin for help to make a compensation claim.
Mr L from Coventry was a 24 year old who had not noticed that a trolley had been overloaded in work; it tipped over and crushed his ankle. The accident occurred in September. His ankle was bruised and swollen for several days after the accident. He felt that the accident was in no way his fault so he found Michael Lewin and started to make a claim for compensation.
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. If you have suffered from an ankle injury which was not your fault you can call expert accident lawyers at Michael Lewin to start your compensation claim.
Michael Lewin took on Mr L’s case on a no win no fee basis. 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.
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.
If compensation would help you to come to terms with your accident at work you can call Michael Lewin today to start your claim. Your compensation could be utilised to pay for a holiday as a thank you to your family for standing by you through a difficult period.
Call Michael Lewin on 0844 499 9302 to start your ankle injury compensation claim.