Miss F from Tibshelf was awarded £1462.00 in compensation after a hand injury at work thanks to the expert help she received from Michael Lewin Solicitors in London.
Miss F 25 was at work when she received an electric shock. Miss F had a burn to her finger where the electricity had entered her body and had received a nasty shock.
Michael Lewin’s accidents in the workplace lawyers were able to get Miss F compensation of £1462.00 from her employers as the accident was not her fault.
Employers must ensure that they comply with legal requirements including:
avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling if these risks cannot be avoided they must be reduced.
provide health supervision as required.
provide protective clothing and/or equipment.
ensure that the correct warning signs are provided.
All employers have more statutory requirements but these are some of the main ones should your employer not have met these legal minimum requirements we can help. Call us to discuss the potential compensation you could claim if your employer neglected to fulfil his legal requirements.
If you have had a hand injury at work or any other kind of accident at work you should seek legal advice immediately from Michael Lewin in London.
Employers have a duty of care to ensure all their employees are safe whilst carrying out their daily work. It doesn?t matter which industry you work in your employer should be looking after you. If your employer has failed to do this and you have been injured as a result you may be entitled to compensation.
A duty of care is a much used legal term which comes into play when a company or organisation does something which could be reasonably expected to cause another person harm either intentionally or through neglect. This harm could be either a physical injury the most common type we see here or it could be a mental injury or the financial consequences of an accident could be harmful to the individual and his or her family. In a workplace an employer must provide a minimum of reasonable care towards all its employees. If this duty of care is neglected and an accident subsequently occurs employees are further covered by being able to take their employer to court to get financial compensation for any harm caused by the employer’s negligence or non-adherence to their duty of care.
Harm is caused by either the action or sometimes the inaction of the employer. Some actions which could be considered harmful to employers could include an employer removing a safety guard for cutting equipment thus increasing the likelihood for an accident to occur. An inaction causing harm could be something as simple as an employer not replacing a mat by the entrance to the building and this causing a slip or trip.
If Michael Lewin can help you after you have suffered a hand injury at work or in a public place call the London experts in employment law on 0844 499 9302.