Accident At work Compensation Claim Example:
Compensation workplace accident claim, a forklift truck driver reversed his forklift truck into a work colleague in a warehouse. A compensation claim was made and the worker obtained £4000 for a strained back being the main injury.
The accident at work claim was made when a worker was pushed into the warehouse frame by a reversing forklift truck. He was knocked forward and twisted his back when landing awkwardly to the ground. He suffered from a strained back. The forklift truck driver was not looking properly and caused this accident to happen.
The employer admitted fault on behalf of the forklift truck driver.
The injured claimant suffered severe pain to his lower back. He attended the accident and emergency hospital to have his injury checked over by a consultant. He was diagnosed with a bruised back and was in severe pain. The doctor advised him to rest and undertake a course of physiotherapy. He was also provided with pain killers.
He was off work for a period of 1 week. He made a full recovery within about 14 months from the date of the accident.
The accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £4000 for the work related accident. The worker also received compensation for expenses and loss of earnings.
The accident at work solicitors acted on a NO WIN NO FEE agreement and recovered all legal costs off the insurance company. The worker received 100% compensation and 0% legal costs.