Michael Lewin’s injury at work compensation lawyers in Leeds can help you make a claim for compensation if you have been injured in an accident at work.

Mr S was awarded a four figure sum of compensation following his accident at work. Mr S had been provided with defective ladders at work. Mr S climbed the defective ladders when Mr s was using the m they collapsed to the ground. Mr S fell from height and crashed to the ground as a result of the faulty ladders. Mr S suffered bruising and damage to the cartilage in his knee.

Under the employers liability act of 1969 most employers are required by law to insure against liability for injury or disease to their employees as a result of doing their job. There is a law called the Employer’s Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act which basically means that your employer has to have liability insurance of an appropriate level to cover against any work related accidents or illnesses. Your employer should have a copy of their liability insurance in the workplace which is available for all staff members to see.

If you need to make a claim the injury at work compensation lawyers from Michael Lewin in Leeds will be more than happy to take on your case provided it is genuine.

A genuine case for compensation is when someone has sustained an injury that required medical attention. The accident that caused the injury has to be the fault of a third party. If this criteria has been met we will offer to work on your case on a ?no win no fee? basis. This means that you do not have to pay us a penny for our time if for any reason your case is not successful. If your case is successful the guilty party will be liable for all our costs as well as your compensation.

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.

To speak to one of Michael Lewin’s injury at work compensation lawyers in Leeds call:0844 499 9302.

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