Michael Lewin help many clients after a brain injury with their compensation claims. We are always delighted to help after an injury at work has caused a serious injury such as brain damage.
Mr W of Barrow-upon-Humber was 44 when he sustained a head injury in work. A piece of equipment above him fell down and hit him on the head. If an accident such as Mr W’s has caused a brain injury or brain damage the helpful fully qualified staff at Michael Lewin are here to assist their clients during a very dark period of their lives.
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.
Brain injury compensation claims do not need to be stressful; here at Michael Lewin we have experience of severe injuries caused by accidents at work. We are dedicated to getting the maximum compensation for you and your family that we can possibly get.
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. Michael Lewin explain all the compensation procedure in a very straightforward manner; we appreciate that courts and solicitors are frightening to people. We do all we can to explain and demystify the process for you.
If Michael Lewin can help you after you have suffered a brain injury which was not your fault call: 0844 499 9302 to speak to dedicated work compensation claims solicitors about the procedure.