You can make a forklift truck accident claim in Manchester from the comfort of your own home thanks to the experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors.

The solicitors at Michael Lewin can assess your case for compensation over the phone and send out all the information and paperwork you need in the post. Our aim with the claims we deal with is to get them settled with the minimum amount off fuss and disruption to our clients lives. All you will normally be required to do apart from sign and sent back paperwork is to attend a medical examination which will be arranged in the nearest possible town to you. We can help you make a claim from anywhere in the UK.

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.

If you want to make a forklift truck accident claim in Manchester you should seek expert legal advice from the solicitor at Michael Lewin that specialises in forklift truck accidents.

Mr A made a compensation claim after he was the victim of an accident involving a faulty forklift truck. Mr A unplugged the charger cable from the forklift truck he was using at work. As Mr A did so the seat which was defective fell down and landed on Mr A’s head. Mr A was knocked unconscious and suffered a severe concussion. Mr A was also suffering from shock after his accident and went on to experience neck pain. Mr a managed to make a successful claim for compensation as his employers were at fault.

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 your forklift truck accident claim in Manchester call Michael Lewin Solicitors on: 0844 499 9302.

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