Michael Lewin’s industrial accident claim lawyers in London helped Mr S from Pontefract claim £1000.00 in compensation after his accident at work.
Mr S was at work installing loft insulation when his injury was sustained. Whilst Mr S was in the process of installing loft insulation he discovered a leak. Mr S tried to avoid the leak but in doing so he lost his balance and fell to the floor
Michael Lewin Solicitors were able to claim compensation on behalf of Mr S as the accident was not his fault. If you have been involved in an accident and you have been injured you can pursue a claim for compensation as long as the accident was not your fault.
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.
Anyone who is unsure if they are entitled to make a claim for compensation can speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor at Michael Lewin. Anyone can read the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 which is a major piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom. The full text is available on the UK legislation website and can be downloaded free of charge.
Michael Lewin’s industrial accident claim lawyers in London specialise in claiming compensation for clients that have sustained an injury in an accident at work. You are entitled to claim compensation if you can prove that your accident was someone else’s fault. It could be the fault of your employer a fellow employee or even another company which is based at your place of work. As long as there is a clear case of third party negligence you can make a claim
The main eligible claims for accidents at work which might result in injuries are:
? Unsuitable or damaged equipment
? An unsafe system of work
? Dangerous working practices
? Contact with dangerous materials
? Poor health and safety
If your employer has neglected their duty to keep you safe you could be at risk of having an accident. At every workplace there should be someone allocated to overseeing that health and safety guidelines are adhered to. If you spot something that may cause an accident report it immediately to the designated health and safety person.
To make an industrial accident claim you need the help of Michael Lewin’s experienced lawyers in London; call us today on 0844 499 9302. so we can assess your case and get started claiming today.