Michael Lewin Solicitors helped Mr K claim compensation for a wrist injury he sustained at work following an accident which wasn?t his fault; the team of solicitors offer a professional legal service using their wealth of experience in employer liability claims in the UK.
Mr K from Sunderland was 32 years old when he fractured his wrist at work. He sustained the injury when a spanner slipped whilst he was trying to close a box. A wrist fracture causes painful swelling and in some cases long term chronic pain and reduced dexterity. A victim is entitled to claim compensation for his suffering if he is not to blame for his 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.
Employees are also responsible for their own health and safety in the workplace. You do have the right to refuse to do a job if you believe it is not safe or if you have not been provided with the correct equipment to do the job. Your employer cannot dismiss you or threaten to dismiss you if you refuse to work for genuine health and safety concerns for yourself or your colleagues. Michael Lewin accepted Mr K’s claim for his wrist injury on a no win no fee basis and strived to negotiate the maximum compensation available in the UK.
Mr K was awarded ?5000.00for his injuries and received 100% of the compensation. Michael Lewin provide an excellent level of customer service and strive to reduce the suffering of their clients by resolving each case as quickly as possible with the minimum of fuss.
If you can answer YES to the following questions you may be entitled to make a claim:
? Have you been injured at work in a public place or in someone’s home?
? Was the accident the fault of a third party or was someone’s negligence to blame for the accident?
? Have you sustained an injury as a result of your accident that has required medical treatment?
If you have answered yes to the questions above the solicitors at Michael Lewin will be able to help you pursue compensation. For a more in-depth assessment of the validity of your claim speak to one of our specialist liability lawyers over the phone.
If you would like advice regarding a claim for a wrist injury or any injury relating to an accident which wasn?t your fault call Michael Lewin Solicitors in the UK on: 0844 499 9302.