Michael Lewin Solicitors successfully resolved a work injury compensation claim on behalf of Mr W from Mere after he injured his thumb in an accident at work; the professional and dedicated personal injury team in Leeds fought hard for damages for Mr W’s injury and he received 100% of the compensation he was awarded.
21 year old Mr W was hurt when a defective strap on a supermarket trolley snapped causing him to fall to the ground injuring his thumb. The injury was painful and Mr W was required to seek professional medical attention.
A thumb injury can severely restrict the use of the hand as the thumb constitutes 50% of the hands function. Serious thumb injuries can lead to further complications such as post traumatic arthritis bony malunion and chronic ligamentous damage therefore the sooner treatment can be taken the better the chances are of recovery.
Michael Lewin’s team are qualified to assess the circumstances of an accident to establish liability. They will accept a genuine claim on a no win no fee basis. This means that the client doesn?t have to pay any legal fees regardless of whether their claim is successful or not. Michael Lewin take the risk of not getting paid if a claim is unsuccessful which means if they accept a case they are confident of a successful outcome.
Michael Lewin advise that you get your work injury compensation claim assessed as soon as possible before you start any course of action; the earlier the claims team in Leeds can start your dealing with your case the quicker they can secure a settlement for you.
All employers? duty of care to their employees means they have to provide competent staff 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.
An employer can only escape liability if they can prove that they have exercised reasonable care.
Mr W received £3000.00 in compensation at the conclusion of his case.
If you want to get legal representation for your work injury compensation claim on a no win no fee basis if you have had a accident at work that wasn?t your fault you can get expert claims advice today from Michael Lewin’s personal injury team in Leeds: 0844 499 9302.