A man in his forties consulted Michael Lewin after an accident at work left him with an injured eye; the personal injury solicitors in Leeds are highly trained in the complex web of personal injury law and were delighted to assist their client pursue damages for his suffering.
Mr J from Bradford was 44 years old when he got rust in his eye whilst trying to remove nuts from an air gun. He had to seek immediate medical attention as rust like other foreign bodies such as sand can scratch the cornea which is not only painful but can lead to infection.
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’s accident at work was not his fault and could have been averted; he pursued a claim for his injury with the help of Michael LewinSolicitors in Leeds who worked tirelessly to negotiate a settlement their client deserved in as little time as possible as a long drawn out legal battle only adds to a victim’s stress.
If defective equipment has caused an accident in the workplace and resulted in any injuries to employees all possible causes will be investigated. Service records will be checked reports of defects or problems will be examined and the frequency of inspections will be taken into account.
Employers must not only create a safe working environment but they must enforce it and ensure that it is adhered to. They are responsible for any employee who has either not been trained or is failing to follow correct safety procedures.
The no win no fee arrangement is the one in which you don’t pay anything ever! This is great news!
The no win no fee arrangement (or the conditional fee arrangement) means you can make a claim when you could have otherwise not have afforded to.
Michael Lewin will analyse your case and advise you if your claim relates to a clear non-fault accident. The personal injury team will do absolutely everything they can to win your case. There are definitely no catches. It really is as straightforward as it sounds.
If you would like to discuss an accident at work with a qualified legal expert who can help you claim damages for your injury speak to the experts at Michael Lewin Solicitors in Leeds for guidance and support with your claim : 0844 499 9302.