Mr H of Welwyn Garden City has suffered a forklift injury which he needs compensation for.

Mr H of Welwyn Garden City was 24 years old when he sustained an injured shoulder and chest after being hit by a forklift truck in work. His work had been negligent in their duty of care to their employees and this contributed to his accident in work. Mr H was 24 years old when he had his forklift accident and the negligence occurred in June.

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 you are unsure if your accident does actually tick the boxes above our experienced and caring staff are on hand to give you advice and help to ensure that if you are entitled to claim compensation that Michael Lewin take on your case on a no win no fee basis.

I have suffered from a forklift truck injury; can I get compensation with the help of solicitors at Michael Lewin?
Michael Lewin can successfully claim compensation which can help to improve your quality of life and bring you some financial security in uncertain times for you and your loved ones.

Compensation can be awarded on a number of things we can claim if you have been off work because of your injuries or if you need on-going care to help with day-to-day chores. Our specialist staff can advise you for free.

You are entitled to claim compensation if you can prove that your accident was someone else’s fault. It could be the fault of your employer a fellow employee or even another company which is based at your place of work. As long as there is a clear case of third party negligence you can make a claim. The main eligible claims for accidents at work which might result in injuries are:
? Unsuitable or damaged equipment
? An unsafe system of work
? Dangerous working practices
? Contact with dangerous materials
? Poor health and safety

Michael Lewin can help you if you need to claim after have been the victim of a forklift truck injury and would like compensation; call: 0844 499 9302.

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