RSI claims are handled in the same way as accident claims however they require specialist legal experts to help show evidence of employer liability as many issues need clarification; victims of repetitive strain injury can rest assured that they are in safe hands with Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds who have a wealth of experience and knowledge in this area of personal injury law.
RSI injuries can be caused by lack of training poorly arranged work stations prolonged repetitive activity without sufficient breaks and also activities that require physical force such as lifting heavy loads. All of these activities can put a strain on nerves tendons and muscles.
Heavy lifting and other manual handling operations are a major cause of injuries in the workplace. Lifting carrying pulling and pushing heavy loads incorrectly can cause quite serious injuries. Employers are legally obliged to ensure that their employees are adequately trained for the jobs they are required to do and that they have the correct equipment if necessary. Health and safety regulations demand that an employer provides a suitable working environment and a safe system of work.
Mr S from Sandbach injured his back at work lifting a heavy drum on to a vehicle. He successfully claimed compensation from his employer.
Mr K from Poole also instructed Michael Lewin Solicitors to manage his claim after he was injured lifting a heavy item at work.
Michael Lewin’s personal injury specialists can manage any personal injury claim whether it involves manual handling or they are asked to help a victim of repetitive strain injury; they would urge anyone who has been injured at work not to be fearful of making a claim as the expert legal team in Leeds are highly trained to handle any claim and are fully committed to pursuing the maximum compensation for their clients.
As in the cases of Mr S and Mr K Michael Lewin have a high level of legal knowledge regarding the regulations surrounding manual handling and an employer’s legal obligations to their employees. They are trained to assess each case they receive to determine liability and show evidence if negligence has caused an injury whether it be a manual handling accident or RSI.
RSI claims will need to show that an employer was aware of the risks but failed to do anything about them. It must also be shown that the injuries are a direct result of the work the employee was doing. Michael Lewin will help clients with this process as they have a wealth of knowledge in this area of personal injury law.
If you have been injured during a manual handling activity of are the victim of a repetitive strain injury you may be entitled to compensation and are advised to call Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds today without delay: 0844 499 9302.