Miss V was awarded over £3000.00 in compensation for an injury she sustained in an accident at work; the solicitors at Michael Lewin in Leeds were extremely satisfied with the result we achieved on behalf of Miss V.
Miss V tripped on a defective pavement whilst she was at work. As a result of this Miss V sustained very painful injuries and had to have time off work to recover from the accident. The solicitors at Michael Lewin in Leeds were satisfied that Miss V’s claim was genuine and proceeded to make a case on her behalf. We aimed to get the case resolved as quickly as possible and Miss V was awarded a total of £3200.00 in compensation for her accident.
In the past figures have shown that slip trip and fall incidents in the workplace have cost 40 workers their lives in one year. Also in a year over 15000 major injuries to workers have been caused by slips trips and falls and over 30000 workers have taken more than three days off work. It is estimated that the cost to society each year for slips trips and falls is around £800 million. Health and Safety Executive figures show that slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries in the work place in Great Britain. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height.
If you need help claiming compensation for an accident at work a solicitor at Michael Lewin in Leeds will be happy to discuss your case with you.
If you are thinking about making a claim for compensation you should get the ball rolling as soon as possible following your accident. There are time limits involved in making any type of compensation claim; if you leave it too late you may miss out altogether. 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.
To start you compensation claim for an accident at work call Michael Lewin Solicitors today on: 0844 499 9302.