Mr S made an injury at work compensation claim with the help of the lawyers at Michael Lewin in Leeds; Mr S injured his foot in an accident at work and then made the decision to seek legal advice about his case.
Mr S sustained an injury to his foot when a gate opened on him at work; a hoarding board fell off the gate and landed on Mr S’s foot. Mr S sustained a painful injury to his foot as a result of this accident. Michael Lewin Solicitors were happy to pursue compensation on behalf of Mr S as his case was genuine and he had been injured due to the fault of a third part.
All employers no matter how many employees there are in the company must ensure that they:
? Ensure that all the correct warning signs are provided and used correctly.
? Take precautions against any risks such as flammable or explosive hazards electrical equipment and noise exposure.
? Check all the correct personal protective equipment has been provided for employees and that all such equipment is in working order and maintained well.
? Prevent or control exposure to substances that may cause employees harm whether this is an instant hazard or a hazard that is caused by prolonged exposure.
? Avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling or if the circumstances require it take precautions to reduce the risk of injury from a manual handling accident.
If your employer has failed to do any of the above or you want further guidance about your employer’s responsibilities speak to a Michael Lewin solicitor today.
The injury at work compensation claim lawyers from Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds can help you if you have sustained a work related injury that was your employer’s fault.
Your employer should have a valid and up to date certificate of employer’s liability insurance. On this certificate the minimum lever of cover and the companies covered by the policy should be stated clearly. Just because your employer has a certificate of employer’s liability insurance does not mean that they have the right to ignore health and safety guidelines or make employees use faulty of defective equipment; the safety of all employees should always be first and foremost. Some employees may have received a copy of the certificate electronically; sine 2008 this method of displaying the certificate has been acceptable.
Whether your employer has neglected their health and safety obligations in the workplace and you have suffered a fall or whether they have failed to provide you with the appropriate PPE that has led to you sustaining an injury there is a specialist here at Michael Lewin who will be able to help you with your case.
To speak to one of our injury at work compensation claim lawyers about your case call Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds on: 0844 499 9302.