When a safety mechanism at work failed Mr K sought legal advice regarding claiming for compensation for an accident that wasn?t his fault; Michael Lewin Solicitors are able to advise their clients regarding a brain injury at work or any head injury sustained in the workplace and help them make a claim for compensation in the UK.

Mr K from North Devon was hit on the head at work when wire and safety mechanisms of a refuse compartment failed to work. He was 52 years old when the accident happened. When any equipment fails the user is put at risk and consequences can often be very severe.

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.

Michael Lewin accept their cases on a no win no fee basis and don?t ask their clients for any payment up front; clients can talk to the team of solicitors regarding a brain injury at work or any head injury that was caused by negligence or an accident that wasn?t their fault and make a claim in the UK.

Mr K was awarded ?2000.00 which was 100% of the compensation for the painful injuries he sustained. 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.
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.

If you have suffered brain injury at work or any injury however serious and would like to talk to solicitors regarding making a claim in the UK call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302

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