When Mr H sustained injuries to his hand and fingers in an accident at work he contacted Michael Lewin Solicitors for professional help; Michael Lewin agreed to proceed with Mr H’s personal injury compensation claim in a no win no fee basis and put their lawyers in the UK on the case immediately.
Mr H suffered injuries to his hand and fingers when a defective window he had opened slammed back down on to his hand. The accident was sudden and the bruising and swelling very painful. Mr H did not cause the window to fall and therefore had a genuine case make a claim for compensation.
Your employer has a duty of care to:
? Prevent any risks to your health.
? Provide a safe working environment for you to carry out your work.
? Ensure that all equipment is in good working order and is safe to use.
? Ensure that safe working practises are in place and being used.
? Provide adequate first aid facilities.
? Inform you about any potential hazards which may be involved in the work that you do.
? Set up any emergency plans should an incident or accident occur.
? Make sure that all materials in the workplace are stored handled and used safely.
Michael Lewin didn?t ask Mr H for any money up front when they accepted his case as genuine claims for a work injury are accepted on a no win no fee basis; a compensation claim will be pursued by a personal injury lawyers in the UK and all the legal fees will be charged to the third party..
Employees are also responsible for their own health and safety in the workplace and therefore do have the right to refuse to do a job if they believe it is unsafe or they haven?t been given the correct equipment. An employer cannot dismiss or threaten to dismiss any employee who refuses to work because of genuine health and safety concerns. If you have any concerns about health and safety at work you should always talk to your employer first; they may simply be unaware of any problems. If your employer does not listen to your concerns and act upon them as a final resort you may have to report them to the local authority’s environmental health department.
Michael Lewin took the pressure off of Mr H allowing him time to recover from his injuries whilst they worked hard to bring his case to a speedy conclusion.
Michael Lewin have the expertise to deal with non-fault accidents that occur in the workplace and they work hard to get their clients the maximum compensation.
If you have suffered a work injury and think you may be entitled to compensation call Michael Lewin Solicitors for expert claim advice from their personal injury lawyers in the UK: 0844 499 9302.