Cleaner Fall At Work – Single Step £5,000 – Back Injuries

Accident at work Claim Example

Accident at work claim, solicitors obtained £5,000 compensation, cleaner fell down single step, back injury, back pain, neck and should injuries, full recovery from the industrial accident within 1.5 years.


Work related accident claim through specialist industrial injuries solicitors when a cleaner at an office failed to appreciate on her first day at work a single step that was not suitably identified by her employers.  The cleaner at work fell awkwardly and twisted her back in the fall.  She also wrenched her neck in the fall at work causing soft tissue injuries.

She attended Accident and Emergency but was not hospitalised. She was advised to take rest and painkillers.  She was able to return back to work within 8 days of the accident.  She was able to work as a cleaner but required help from her colleagues when lifting heavier items such as a vacuum or mop-bucket up stairs.

The specialist accident and injury doctor instructed by the accident at work solicitors was of the view that the cleaner would make a full recovery from her work related injuries within 1.5 years from the date of the accident at work.

No Legal Costs To Pay Win or Lose

The accident at work solicitors acted on a NO WIN NO FEE agreement and they recovered all legal costs from the employer’s insurance company.  The worker received 100% compensation and 0% in legal costs.

The accident at work solicitors agreed a settlement for £3,500 for the back injury.  In addition solicitors obtain additional compensation for lost earnings, travel expenses and other expenses.

Accident at work Claim Example