Ms W was injured at work due to inadequate and faulty equipment and sought Compensation here at Michael Lewin Leeds Our friendly and professional Solicitors were happy to assist.

Your employer has a duty to protect you and tell you about health and safety issues that affect you. They also have a legal obligation to report certain accidents and incidents and to pay you sick pay if you are entitled to it. Your employer has to carry out a risk assessment and do what’s needed to take care of the health and safety of employees and visitors. This includes deciding how many first-aiders are needed and what kind of first-aid equipment and facilities should be provided

Ms W was working one day when she slipped and fell after slipping in a puddle of water from which the roof had leaked she was in quite some discomfort and some pain too

There are basic rules which must be followed to reduce the risk of slips either at work or in a public place. Failure to follow these rules can lead to liability for an accident and injury to another person.

Here at Michael Lewin we look to recover the maximum possible compensation for you and can work on a No win No fee basis meaning that you get as much money as you can and we then recover our costs from the other side.

Have you suffered an injury due to inadequate and faulty equipment compensation claims of this nature can be dealt with efficiently and professionally by our Leeds team here at Michael Lewin.

In the past figures have shown that slip trip and fall incidents in the workplace have cost 40 workers their lives in one year. Also in a year over 15000 major injuries to workers have been caused by slips trips and falls and over 30000 workers have taken more than three days off work. It is estimated that the cost to society each year for slips trips and falls is around £800 million. Health and Safety Executive figures show that slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries in the work place in Great Britain. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height.

We will keep you updated at all stages of proceedings so that you know what stage your claim is at meaning you can worry about the important things.

If you do want to make a claim regarding inadequate and faulty equipment we can help you get the compensation you deserve with Michael Lewin Leeds please feel free to give us a call: 0844 499 9302 or email

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