Mr M from Manningtree contacted the personal injury team at Michael Lewin Solicitors after an assault at work left him with injuries; Michael Lewin will accept a genuine case for any injury at work whether it be a slip trip or fall or an assault if the claim is genuine they will make a claim for compensation in the UK against the third party who is responsible.
Here are some statistics regarding violence and assault at work which may be surprising. The findings are from the British Crime Survey (BCS) and RIDDOR data for the years 2010/11. There were over 300000 threats of violence and also over 300000 physical assaults to workers in the UK. Nearly half of all people assaulted or threatened at work were repeat victims. The age group at the highest risk for work related violence was for men 25-34 years. For women it was 55-59 years. There were more than 600000 reportable injuries to employees caused by violence at work.
Mr M was 36 years old when he was assaulted at work. For anyone who is unsure if they are entitled to make a claim like Mr M the Health and Safety Executive defines work related violence as “any incident in which a person is abused threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work”. Employees who are assaulted at work or experience any form of violence can be left in pain and distressed. Physical attacks are obviously a danger and can in serious cases lead to serious injury or even death. Verbal abuse can also be a cause for a personal injury claim as it can cause anxiety and stress if it is serious and persistent.
Michael Lewin are fully qualified to deal with any claims relating to violence or assault at work and will provide legal advice relating to any injury at work which has been inflicted on their client by another person; the personal injury experts will support their clients with a claim for the maximum compensation in the UK.
As a Michael Lewin client you will receive 100% of the compensation that is awarded. This is because the legal costs are paid by the third party. This means that you do not have to pay anything up front or anything at all! Win or lose you don?t have to worry about any financial constraints that may have stopped you from making a claim.
Compensation covers not only the pain and suffering inflicted on the victim; everything that is related to the injury is taken into account. All expenses relating to travel or medical needs. Also taken into account is any impact on the victim’s daily routine. This may include restrictions of daily activities such as attending a sports club or even daily household chores that are no longer possible because of injury.
If you have been assaulted at work or suffered any injury at work due to an accident that wasn?t your fault you may be entitled to compensation call Michael Lewin Solicitors in the UK for professional and sympathetic advice: 0844 499 9302.