Mr G made a compensation claim for an accident he was involved in at work that was not his fault; Michael Lewin Solicitors in London helped Mr G claim £4000.00 in compensation.
Mr G was 58 years old when he was a victim of an accident at work involving faulty equipment. One of the seals was broken on a freezer at Mr G’s work; this caused the freezer to leak. The water that was leaking out of the freezer was pooling onto the floor and was presenting a serious slipping hazard.
Mr G slipped on the water from the leaking freezer and sustained serious and very painful injuries. Mr G also had to take time off work to recover from his injuries. As a result Mr G also suffered loss of earnings.
Your employer has a duty of care to:
? Prevent any risks to your health.
? Make the workplace a safe environment for you to carry out your work.
? Ensure that all machinery and plant is safe to use.
? Ensure that safe working practises have been set up and are being followed.
? Provide adequate first aid facilities.
? Inform you about any potential hazards involved in the work that you do.
? Set up any emergency plans should an incident or accident occur.
? Make sure that all materials in the workplace are stored handled and used safely.
A duty of care is a much used legal term which comes into play when a company or organisation does something which could be reasonably expected to cause another person harm either intentionally or through neglect. Should your employer be in breach of any of the above and you have been injured as a result Michael Lewin Solicitors may be able to help you make a claim.
Mr G decided to make a compensation claim for his accident at work in London. Michael Lewin’s expert employer liability solicitors worked hard to secure £4000.00 in compensation on behalf of Mr G.
All employers no matter how many employees there are in the company must ensure that they:
? Ensure that all the correct warning signs are provided and used correctly.
? Take precautions against any risks such as flammable or explosive hazards electrical equipment and noise exposure.
? Check all the correct personal protective equipment has been provided for employees and that all such equipment is in working order and maintained well.
? Prevent or control exposure to substances that may cause employees harm whether this is an instant hazard or a hazard that is caused by prolonged exposure.
? Avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling or if the circumstances require it take precautions to reduce the risk of injury from a manual handling accident.
If your employer has failed to do any of the above or you want further guidance about your employer’s responsibilities speak to a Michael Lewin solicitor today.
Michael Lewin Solicitors are here to take away all the hassle of making a compensation claim. We do all the work on your behalf and aim to get you the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.
To start your compensation claim for an accident at work in London call Michael Lewin Solicitors today on: 0844 499 9302.