When 61 year old Mr S from Walsall hurt his knees and foot and suffered a facial injury at work in the UK he called Michael Lewin Solicitors who have a wide experience of dealing with accidents at work where the client is not at fault.
Mr S suffered injuries to his face knees and foot when boxes fell on top of him at work. The accident was sudden and the resulting injuries were painful. Mr S did not cause the boxes to fall and therefore had a genuine case make a claim for compensation.
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.
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.
The Michael Lewin team didn?t ask Mr S for any money up front when they accepted his case; they are highly qualified to deal with a claim for a facial injury foot and knee injuries or any injuries which have been sustained at work in the UK and are not the fault of the client.
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. If you have any concerns about health and safety at work you should always talk to your employer first; they may simply be unaware of any problems. If your employer does not listen to your concerns and act upon them as a final resort you may have to report them to the local authority’s environmental health department.
Michael Lewin took the pressure off of Mr S allowing him time to recover from his injuries and moved his case to a conclusion as quickly as possible. Michael Lewin have the expertise to deal with non-fault accidents that occur in the workplace and they work hard to get their clients the maximum compensation.
If you have suffered a facial injury at work knee or foot injury or a slip trip or fall and think you may be entitled to compensation in the UK call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.