Mr S suffered head injuries following an accident at work that wasn?t his fault; Michael Lewin Solicitors who can deal with cases concerning a brain injury at work or any head injury accepted his case on a no win no fee basis and made a claim for compensation in the UK.
Mr S from Bedford was 34 years old when he had the accident. The accident occurred in the factory at work a steel car chassis fell on to his head. Mr S suffered painful head injuries concussion and subsequent headaches.
Falling machinery is a major risk at work and every safety precaution should be taken.
Under the health and safety at work 1974 act this section explains an employer’s duties towards their employees:
(1)It shall be the duty of every employer to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health safety and welfare at work of all his employees.
(2)Without prejudice to the generality of an employer’s duty under the preceding subsection the matters to which that duty extends include in particular?
(a) The provision and maintenance of plant and systems of work that are so far as is reasonably practicable safe and without risks to health;
(b)arrangements for ensuring so far as is reasonably practicable safety and absence of risks to health in connection with the use handling storage and transport of articles and substances;
(c)the provision of such information instruction training and supervision as is necessary to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable the health and safety at work of his employees;
(d)so far as is reasonably practicable as regards any place of work under the employer’s control the maintenance of it in a condition that is safe and without risks to health and the provision and maintenance of means of access to and egress from it that are safe and without such risks;
(e) The provision and maintenance of a working environment for his employees that is so far as is reasonably practicable safe without risks to health and adequate as regards facilities and arrangements for their welfare at work.
Michael Lewin are qualified to deal with cases relating to a brain injury at work or any head injury caused by negligence or faulty equipment; they take their cases on a no win no fee basis and aim to achieve the maximum compensation for their clients in the UK. Mr S was awarded ?5230.00 for his injuries and he received 100% of the compensation.
Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Loss of amenity covers things such as not being able to continue a hobby continue a chosen career or carry out domestic tasks.
Special damages can include part of your claim for example lost wages travelling expenses (e.g. for attending medical appointments) prescriptions private medical treatment the cost of repairing or replacing damaged property (including your car) the cost of private care or the equivalent value of care given by family members. This part of your claim can run into £1000s if you have been unable to go to work.
Michael Lewin offers a personal service to each of their clients and never ask for any money up front. If you have suffered brain injury at work or any head injury and would like to talk to solicitors regarding making a claim for compensation in the UK call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.