Mr C from Essex sought legal advice when his thumb was severed by a forklift truck driver; Michael Lewin are experts in forklift truck accidents and claims for compensation against third parties in the UK.

Mr C was 35 years old when he sustained a very nasty injury whilst at work. He was employed to fit large screen televisions at a well known outdoor sporting event. When a forklift truck driver swung around a television fell out of its sling and severed Mr C’s thumb.

1974 CHAPTER 37 Health and safety act was: ?An Act to make further provision for securing the health safety and welfare of persons at work for protecting others against risks to health or safety in connection with the activities of persons at work for controlling the keeping and use and preventing the unlawful acquisition possession and use of dangerous substances and for controlling certain emissions into the atmosphere; to make further provision with respect to the employment medical advisory service; to amend the law relating to building regulations and the Building (Scotland) Act 1959; and for connected purposes.?

1 Preliminary.
(1)The provisions of this Part shall have effect with a view to?
(a) Securing the health safety and welfare of persons at work;
(b) Protecting persons other than persons at work against risks to health or safety arising out of or in connection with the activities of persons at work;
(c)controlling the keeping and use of explosive or highly flammable or otherwise dangerous substances and generally preventing the unlawful acquisition possession and use of such substances
(d) Controlling the emission into the atmosphere of noxious or offensive substances from premises of any class prescribed for the purposes of this paragraph.

Operating such large vehicles can be hazardous without due care and attention; Michael Lewin are highly accomplished in dealing with forklift truck accidents like Mr C’s and will work hard to negotiate the maximum compensation for their clients in the UK. Mr B was not at fault for the accident which resulted in his injury.

Michael Lewin accept all genuine cases on a no win no fee basis. Their clients receive 100% of the compensation for their injuries. 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.

Michael Lewin have an expert team of solicitors on hand to help people who have been injured in forklift truck accidents or any accidents at work which is not the fault of the injured party if you need to discuss claims for compensation call Michael Lewin in the UK on: 0844 499 9302

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