Injury work compensation – back injury – £3000

Workplace accident claim injury example:

Work related injury, manual handling, lifting accident at work, back injury, and back pain, compensation £3000 (work related injuries alone).  Accident at work solicitors acted under a no win no fee agreement.

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The accident at work claim was made when a worker strained his back from lifting heavy several planks of wood whilst employed at a DIY store. He suffered from a strained back and was in severe pain. His employers took him to accident and emergency hospital as they thought the pain in the back could be something serious.  He was advised that there was a severe back strain and that he should recover from his injury in time.

His GP advised him to stay at home and rest until his back was fully recovered.  The injury could have a lot worse save for a fellow work colleague came to the injured workers rescue and stopped him falling down nearby stairs. 

The work colleague provided a witness statement on behalf of the injured worker confirming that the employer never had any manual handling training despite the fact that there had been a previous injury prior to the accident complained of similar to the compensation claim being handled by the accident solicitors.

The injured worker was off work for a period of 1 month and fully recovered from his injury within 12 months from the date of the accident.  From month 6 of the accident he only complained of occasional pain to his lower back due to the cold weather conditions.

Accident at work solicitors obtained compensation for £3000 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.