Mr B was awarded nearly £3000.00 injury at work compensation with the help of Michael Lewin in London after being seriously injured by defective equipment.
Mr B was manoeuvring equipment using supporting airlines. The supporting airlines broke and caused the equipment to fall landing on Mr C. Mr C sustained injuries as a result of the equipment falling from the supporting airlines. Michael Lewin Solicitors pursued compensation on behalf of Mr C and he was awarded £2973.64.
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.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 claimThe 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 you think you may be entitled to injury at work compensation Michael Lewin Solicitors will happily evaluate the validity of your case over the phone. Here at Michael Lewin’s we have experience in dealing with thousands of individual claims and will be able to offer you the best advice available.
Your employer has a duty of care to:
? Prevent any risks to your health.
? Make the workplace a safe environment for you to carry out your work.
? Ensure that all machinery and plant is safe to use.
? Ensure that safe working practises have been set up and are being followed.
? Provide adequate first aid facilities.
? Inform you about any potential hazards involved in the work that you do.
? Set up any emergency plans should an incident or accident occur.
? Make sure that all materials in the workplace are stored handled and used safely.
Should your employer be in breach of any of the above and you have been injured as a result Michael Lewin Solicitors may be able to help you make a claim. All equipment provided in the workplace should be regularly tested maintained and fit for use. If your employer is making you use faulty or defective equipment they are breaking health and safety rules. If it is too late and you have sustained an injury the Michael Lewin’s friendly team of solicitors are here to help you.
For injury at work compensation claims advice call Michael Lewin’s London team today on:0844 499 9302. today.