Ms B was awarded ?1300.00 in damages after it was proved that a third party was responsible for the accident at work which caused her toe injury; her compensation claim was handled by the legal experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds who are committed to securing their clients the maximum compensation as quickly as possible.
Ms B was 23 years old when she had an accident at work. It was a pack of tiles falling off a shelf and landing on her foot which caused her injuries. She suffered from bruising and abrasions and was left in a lot of pain. If any heavy goods are stacked incorrectly they pose a huge risk of injury to anyone who happens to be close by. If shelves are overloaded or if the person stacking and retrieving items from a shelf is not following safety regulations items can fall and cause a serious injury.
Anyone who is unsure if they are entitled to make a claim for compensation can speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor at Michael Lewin. Anyone can read the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 which is a major piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in the United Kingdom. The full text is available on the UK legislation website and can be downloaded free of charge.
The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 imposes general duties for health and safety on employers employees and others such as landlords manufacturers suppliers and designers.
Michael Lewin have handled countless public liability cases like Ms J’s toe crush injury; if negligence or failure to maintain a duty of care has resulted in a person being injured a compensation claim can be pursued and the personal injury team at Michael Lewin in Leeds will work really hard to secure damages for their clients.
A person is entitled to claim compensation for any injuries they have suffered which have been caused by another person’s negligence and there are laws in place to protect people against accidents at work and in a public place.
If you can tick any or all of these statements you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation;
o I have been involved in an accident which was not my fault
o I have suffered from injuries as a result of this accident
o My accident took place at work in a public place or may be covered by owners liability
o I have suffered from financial losses as a result of my accident
Call our helpful staff today to find out how much compensation you could be entitled to claim. If you think you may be entitled to damages for a toe injury or any injury sustained during an accident whether it occurred at work or in a public place if you want to make a compensation claim and require the highest level of legal advice call Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds: 0844 499 9302.