Michael Lewin helped Mr R of Banbury after his forklift accident; he felt he needed to claim compensation. He received £2700.00.
Mr R of Banbury sustained whiplash injuries after being hit by a forklift truck at work; he was nearing retirement age when his accident happened. He decided to use Michael Lewin to fight for compensation on his behalf.
Every employer has an obligation to keep staff safe whilst carrying out their role; reasonable precautions must be taken to ensure accidents don?t occur.
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 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. If Michael Lewins team of solicitors can help with your forklift accident compensation come and speak to us as many others have done to settle their claim.
Michael Lewin have been delighted to take on Mr R’s case on a no win no fee basis. If you are unsure if you are entitled to make a claim for compensation then speak to our professional injury solicitors at Michael Lewin. The health and safety at work act of 1974 is the major piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom if you are in any doubt as to whether you employer has adhered to this legislation our team will be able to give you their specialist advice over the phone free of charge.
We enjoy helping our clients to move on with their lives after a terrible accident like this one. If compensation would help you to come to terms with the injuries you have sustained then talk to a highly trained caring solicitor at Michael Lewin. The compensation that you achieve should cover any financial losses for things such as petrol costs to and fro hospital visits with specialists or doctors. If you require occupational therapy after an accident to fully rehabilitate you then these sorts of costs are also able to be included in any compensation settlement that you receive.
If Michael Lewin can help after you have been involved in a forklift truck accident at work call: 0844 499 9302 to speak to a specialist work injury solicitor about the compensation claim process.