Michael Lewin Solicitors are experienced slip trip and fall accidents claim specialists in London; whether you accident was at work or in a public place Michael Lewin Solicitors can help you claim the compensation you deserve.
Mrs W from Telford tripped over a pallet in a decontamination shower at her place of work. Mrs W consulted Michael Lewin Solicitors who assisted her in making her claim.
Thanks to Michael Lewin’s team of professional solicitors Mrs W was awarded compensation of £1750.00. The pallet Mrs W 53 tripped over should not have been left in a decontamination shower due to the high health and safety risk it posed.
In the past figures have shown that slip trip and fall incidents in the workplace have cost 40 workers their lives in one year. Also in a year over 15000 major injuries to workers have been caused by slips trips and falls and over 30000 workers have taken more than three days off work. It is estimated that the cost to society each year for slips trips and falls is around £800 million. Health and Safety Executive figures show that slips and trips are the most common cause of major injuries in the work place in Great Britain. Most workplace deaths are caused by falls from height.
Michael Lewin Solicitors are slip trip and fall accidents claim specialists in London. Michael Lewin Solicitors were established over 10 years ago and between the team we have many years combined experience of dealing with claims.
Your employer is legally bound to provide a safe and secure working environment for all members of staff. If your employer has failed to do so and an accident has occurred as a result you may be entitled to compensation.
Michael Lewin Solicitors can assess your claim and help you to get the maximum amount of compensation you deserve.
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.
If you have had an accident at work you need to speak to one of our slip trip and fall accidents specialists to help you make a claim; call Michael Lewin Solicitors in London on 0844 499 9302.
and we can talk you through your claim today.