It is estimated that repetitive strain injuries have affected around a million people in the UK and it is vital that anyone seeking to make a compensation claim is assisted by a qualified personal injury solicitor who understands the procedures of proving employer liability; Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds are trained to handle RSI cases and help the victim gain access to the treatment they need and the compensation they deserve.
Repetitive strain injuries occur over a period of time unlike the immediate event of an accident such as a slip trip or fall so it is often more difficult to prove employer liability. A qualified personal injury solicitor with experience of handling RSI claims will understand the importance of following the correct guidelines to ensure the victim has the best chance of a successful outcome.
RSI affects various parts of the body fingers hands arms neck shoulders back knees and legs. It sometimes caused by heavy lifting and employees involved in manual handling operations are just as likely to suffer from RSI. Manual handling requires using physical force and putting a strain on nerves muscles and tendons.
Mrs A from Prestatyn in North Wales was injured lifting a heavy item at work. Michael Lewin accepted her case on a no win no fee basis and worked hard to reach a settlement as quickly as possible for their client.
Manual handling training is also an area that is frequently highlighted as a major cause of injuries in the workplace. Lifting carrying pulling and pushing heavy loads incorrectly can cause quite serious injuries
Michael Lewin specialise in all areas of personal injury law including repetitive strain injuries and claims involving manual handling; anyone wishing to make a compensation claim can be rest assured that they are in safe hands with Michael Lewin’s fantastic team of legal advisors in Leeds who promise 100% commitment and a caring service to all of their clients.
All employers have a duty of care to their employees in terms of health and safety. An employer can only escape liability for an employees work related injury if they can prove they have complied with all health and safety regulations.
Manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury at work and causes over a third of all workplace injuries. Manual handling injuries occur in nearly all manual labour roles. Work related injuries are very expensive for the employee in terms of their quality of life outside the workplace.
If you are suffering from a manual handling injury or need further information regarding claiming for repetitive strain injuries you can find out today if your case can be qualified as a genuine compensation claim speak to Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds to find out more:0844 499 9302.