50 year old Mrs P received compensation when Michael Lewin Solicitors successfully handled her case after she sustained injuries from a faulty door; the team of solicitors can expertly manage any claim relating to inadequate and faulty equipment and ensure their clients receive the maximum compensation in the UK.
Mrs P from London contacted Michael Lewin Solicitors when she was injured by a defective door at work. Regular risk assessment in the workplace is a vital part of any employer’s responsibility to protect their staff.
The law protects employees against accidents at work and employers are liable for any injuries sustained in the workplace by faulty equipment.
Every UK employer has a duty of care. This is critical to the health safety and general welfare of all employees. Not all employers are aware of the implications of the duty of care. But it doesn?t matter how small a business happens to be. Where there’s any member of staff there is a duty of care responsibility.
If defective equipment has caused an accident in the workplace and resulted in any injuries to employees all possible causes will be investigated. Service records will be checked reports of defects or problems will be examined and the frequency of inspections will be taken into account.
Employers must not only create a safe working environment but they must enforce it and ensure that it is adhered to. They are responsible for any employee who has either not been trained or is failing to follow correct safety procedures.
Michael Lewin don?t ask their clients for any payment up front if they have had an accident which wasn?t their fault; clients can talk to the team of solicitors regarding any accident relating to inadequate and faulty equipment and seek compensation in the UK for their injuries.
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 etc 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.
Mrs P’s case was successful and she was one of thousands who received 100% of the compensation for her injuries.
Michael Lewin work really hard to reduce their client’s stress and resolve each case as quickly as possible.
If you would like to talk to solicitors regarding an inadequate and faulty equipment accident claim and think you may be entitled to compensation call Michael Lewin Solicitors in the UK on: 0844 499 9302