When Mr M approached Michael Lewin Solicitors following an accident at workhe was advised that his work injury was eligible for a compensation claim and his case was accepted by the expert personal injury lawyers in Leeds who are fully committed to supporting their clients around the clock until they have received the compensation they deserve.
21 year old Mr M from Stoke on Trent suffered an electric shock when he cleaned behind a machine at work. The accident was not his fault as he was only following instructions. All employers? duty of care to their employees means they have to provide a safe working environment the correct equipment and a safe system of work.
Section 16 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 permits Approved Codes of Practice which explains different practises acceptable for different working environments. The Approved Codes of Practice can be used as an indication for the courts as to whether the actions of the employer were safe.
It was frightening and painful accident and Mr M was required to seek immediate medical attention. Electric shock injures vary depending on the voltage how the current passes through the body and the length of time the body is in contact with the electric current. Serious accidents involving electricity can result in a fatality so health and safety procedures involving electrical equipment should NEVER be neglected.
Michael Lewin accepted Mr G’s work injury compensation claim on a no win no fee basis which means the lawyers in Leeds handling his case didn?t ask Mr G for any payment.
Michael Lewin recover their legal fees from the third party at the conclusion of a case. If a case is unsuccessful for any reason there are still no fees charged to a Michael Lewin client as this is a consequence of the risk that Michael Lewin take when they accept a case.
Compensation is awarded for pain suffering and loss of amenity. Loss of amenity covers things such as not being able to continue with a hobby or chosen career or even carry out daily domestic tasks.
Compensation is also awarded for any financial loss such as loss of wages travelling expenses prescriptions etc that relate directly to your injury. This part of your claim can run into thousands of pounds if you have been unable to go to work.
Mr G received £3500.00 in compensation for his accident.
If you have suffered an accidents at work that wasn?t your fault if you are suffering from an injury as a result of your accident and think you may be entitled to make a compensation claim call the personal injury lawyers at Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds for professional and supportive claims advice on: 0844 499 9302.