Mrs C was hit on the head at work following an accident that wasn?t her fault; Michael Lewin are experts on brain injury or any head injury regarding compensation claim advice in the UK.
Mrs C from Wiltshire was 35 years old when she sustained a head injury at work. Her employer provides a mangle to squeeze the nappy cream and it was this that struck Mrs C on the head causing a painful injury.
Your employer has got to provide you with a safe and secure working environment. Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 your employer has a responsibility to keep you safe in the workplace. The Health and Safety Act of 1974 is the primary piece of legislation that covers work related health and safety issues in the UK. It states your employer’s responsibilities for your health and safety at work. A health and safety executive should be appointment within the business to oversee and manage all health and safety matters. Any safety issues should be reported immediately to the health and safety executive.
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. Solicitors at Michael Lewin can assist their clients make a claim against their employer for a brain injury or any head injury which they sustain at work through no fault of their own and they provide a high level of compensation claim advice in the UK.
Employees are entitled to work in a safe working environment and employers are liable for any accidents that occur in the workplace which is not the fault of their employees.
When Mrs C’s case was resolved she was awarded 100% of the compensation. Michael Lewin never ask their clients for any payment up front. 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.
If you have suffered a brain injury or any head injury and need compensation claim advice in the UK call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.