Mr G was awarded ?1125.00 thanks to Michael Lewin Solicitors; you can make a claim for any common injuries like an ankle injury due to a trip or fall that wasn?t your fault as the expert team of solicitors are skilled in negotiating compensation claims in the UK.
Mr G was only 24 years old when he had an accident that wasn?t his fault. He was at work when he tripped over a cable that had been left on the floor. It was clearly a basic health and safety issue which had been overlooked.
In the past figures have shown that slip trip and fall incidents in the workplace have cost 40 workers their lives in one year. Also in a year over 15000 major injuries to workers have been caused by slips trips and falls and over 30000 workers have taken more than three days off work. It is estimated that the cost to society each year for slips trips and falls is around £800 million. Health and Safety Executive figures show that slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries in the work place in Great Britain. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height.
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.
Accidents which occur either at work or in a public place like an ankle injury or leg injury or any injury which occurs through no fault of your own can be dealt with by Michael Lewin who will work to achieve the maximum compensation for any claims in the UK.
We are all entitled to work in a safe environment and any accident which occurs when health and safety guidelines are not followed can lead to injury and stress on the injured party.
Employers must ensure that they comply with legal requirements including:
? Avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling; if these risks cannot be avoided they must be reduced.
? Provide health supervision as required.
? Provide protective clothing and/or equipment.
? Ensure that the correct warning signs are provided.
All employers have more statutory requirements but these are some of the main ones should your employers not have met these legal minimum requirements we can help. Call us to discuss the potential compensation you could claim if your employer neglected to fulfil his legal requirements.
Michael Lewin work on a no win no fee basis and are proud of their exceptional customer service which gives their clients peace of mind.
If you have suffered an ankle injury leg injury slip trip or fall at work and need legal advice regarding compensation and claims in the UK call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.