Mr K was 37 years old when he was injured at work by faulty equipment; Michael Lewin Solicitors can provide expert legal advice for any claims relating to a work injury and have resolved many compensation claims from their office in Leeds.
The law is there to protect employees against accidents at work like the one suffered by Mr K. Michael Lewin’s personal injury team strive to ensure that the maximum compensation is paid to any client who has been injured by another person’s negligence.
In cases of defective equipment causing injury to an employee employers need to reflect on their health and safety procedures and indentify any areas that are being neglected. All equipment and machinery should be inspected on a regular basis and anything that is found to be faulty should be removed from the workplace until it has been repaired.
Michael Lewin accept their cases on a no win no fee basis and don?t ask their clients for any payment up front; clients can talk to the team of solicitors regarding any work injury and discuss their entitlement to compensation with the helpful legal team in Leeds.
Often an accident will occur because the employee has been given the wrong equipment for the job. The Provision of Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 state that an employer must supply their employees with equipment that both suitable and in good working order.
Typical examples of accidents that have been caused by defective or unsuitable equipment are things like broken tools machines without the appropriate safety guards faulty ladders or ladders that are too short. Often it is found that proper planning for a job rather than rushing into finding a quick solution has caused an accident. Your employer should be looking at each job their employees are required to do and ensure that each job can be done safely making sure that they are indentifying any risks. Employers are breaching their duty of care if they are not putting a safe system of work in place.
Michael Lewin have dealt with such a wide variety of cases involving claims that have arisen from defective equipment or machinery; they are extremely confident of securing a deserving settlement for each of their clients who come to them looking for help with genuine non-fault accident claims.
If you would like to talk to solicitors about your work injury and find out how much compensation you may be entitled to call Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds for free confidential advice in the first instance: 0844 499 9302